numbers: 363.7; 616.9]
Health Information - http://www.niehs.nih.gov/external/facts.htm
Brief explanations of the common environmental diseases. Links are provided
to such categories as: Factsheets
and Pamphlets; Alphabetical Listing of Environmental Health
Topics; Research Initiatives; News Features; Press Releases; NIEHS Library
Resources; "Environmental Health Perspectives" Journal & Environmental
Health Databases. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
Health - http://www.psr.org/enviro.htm
This Web site provides information which tries "to ensure that the best
available scientific and medical expertise underlies environmental legislation,
regulations and policies." Many informative documents are available here.
(Physicians For Social Responsibility)
Children's Environmental Health
Network - http://www.cehn.org/
"CEHN is a national multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to promote
a healthy environment and protect the fetus and the child from environmental
health hazards. [Their] Web Site provides information on the Network, the
issue of children's environmental health, and links to sources of information
and resources in the field."
Health Hazards: How Children Are Different from Adults -
This extensive report from the journal, The Future of Children,
reviews how environmental factors affect children differently than adults.
See also following reference from the same journal.
Studies of Environmental Risks to Children - http://www.futureofchildren.org/cri/03cri.htm
Provides examples of the dangers faced by children from exposures to pesticides.
Sheets on Indoor Air Quality - http://hazard.com/library/epa-iaq.html
"The EPA has produced 7 fact sheets on Indoor Air Quality. Some are policy
documents, while others are more practically-oriented." Titles include:
Report to Congress on Indoor Air Quality; Residential Air Cleaners; Use
and Care of Home Humidifiers; EPA and Indoor Air Quality; Sick Building
Syndrome; Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking; Ventilaton Systems.
Advice: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/advice.html
Links to information on a variety of food safety issues and problems. (U.S.
Food and Drug Administration)
Food Safety and Inspection
Service - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
The public health agency which address food safety issues. (U.S. Department
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