Environmental Health
[Dewey numbers: 363.7; 616.9]

Environmental 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)
Environment & 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."
Environmental Health Hazards: How Children Are Different from Adults - http://www.futureofchildren.org/cri/02cri.htm
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.
Case 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.
EPA Fact 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.
Consumer 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 of Agriculture)

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