In this section:
Childrens Health Organizations
Center for Health, Environment, and Justice
CHEJ's overarching goal is to prevent harm, particularly against children and other vulnerable groups.
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Children's Environmental Health Network
A national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the fetus and the child from environmental health hazards and to promote a healthy environment.
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Healthy Child, Healthy World
A nonprofit inspiring parents to protect young children from harmful chemicals.
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Healthy Children Project
The Learning Disabilities Association of America's Healthy Children Project is dedicated to reducing the effects of environmental contaminants on brain development, especially in children.
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Healthy Schools Network, Inc. is not-for-profit environmental health organization and leading voice for children's environmental health at school.
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The National Children's Study
Will examine the effects of the environment on the growth, development, and health of children across the United States.
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Risks to Asthma Posed by Indoor Health Care Environments Report
Guide to identifying and reducing problematic exposures.
No AttacksGuide to fighting childhood asthma.
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Children's Environmental Health Sciences Core Center
Supports research on the development of reproductive and childhood diseases in relation to known or suspected environmental determinants .
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Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health
Works to improve the respiratory health and cognitive development of children and to reduce their cancer risk by identifying environmental toxicants and other factors that increase their risk of disease.
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Mt. Sinai Children's Environmental Health Center
Works to protect children against environmental threats to health.
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World Health Organization Children's Environmental Health
Includes a Global Plan of Action designed to provide a road map for WHO, governments, and other organizations to among other things reduce infant mortality and ensure environmental sustainability.
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Environmental Health Resources
Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow
A coalition of citizens, scientists, health professionals, workers, and educators seeking preventive action on toxic hazards.
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Environmental Protection Agency: Envirofacts DatabaseA single point of access to US EPA environmental data. With Envirofacts, one can learn about environmental activities in a specific area.
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Environmental Protection Agency: Children's Health Protection
The Environmental Protection Agency's page on issues related to the environmental health of children.
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Collaboration for Health and the Environment
CHE is a diverse partnership of individuals and organizations working to advance knowledge and action to address growing concerns about the links between human health and environmental factors.
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EnviRN is dedicated to supporting nursing professionals seeking accurate, timely and credible scientific information on environmental health and nursing.
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The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing: Environmental Health
Articles on environmental health.
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US Department of Health and Human Services: Environmental Health and Toxicology
Toxicology tutorials created by the National Library of Medicine.
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Educational resource to help communities clean up pollution issues.
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Environmental Working Group's Food Guide
Learn about the best and worst produce and how to buy and eat healthier from EWG's analysis of 89,000 governments tests for pesticides on foods.
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Environmental Working Group's National Tap Water Quality Database
Drinking water quality analysis of almost 20 million records obtained from state water officials. This interactive resource covers 48,000 communities in 45 states and the District of Columbia.
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The Collaborative Initiative for Research Ethics in Environmental Health
Provides course development, training, educational resources and case study development on improving research ethics in environmental health.
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Information on Chemicals
Environmental Working Group: Human Toxome Project
Provides information on the EWG's Human Toxome Project.
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Beyond Pesticides works with allies in public health to lead the transition to a toxic pesticide-free world.
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Environmental Health News
Provides information on environmental health topics, including the impact of chemicals on health.
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Provides useful resources on chemicals and health.
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The US Environmental Protection Agency: Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Database of chemicals of concern.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Provides a wealth of information on chemicals and associated adverse health effects.
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Information on Products
Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Database on Personal Care Products
World's largest and most popular product safety guide on cosmetics and personal care products. Easy-to-navigate safety ratings for nearly a quarter of all products on the market.
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Learn about the health, environmental, and social impacts of the products in your home.
View Good Guide
Database of thousands of products that have been tested for lead, mercury and other heavy metals, as well as PVC and bromine.
Healthy Child, Healthy World
Provides a list of healthy, green, non-toxic products for parents.
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The Story of Stuff Project
Compelling videos about where the things in our life come from--and where they end up.
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