Environmental Health Links

Please refer to the following websites for more information on Children's Environmental Health topics

Press Release: New Study shows that contaminated diet contributes to phthalate and bisphenol A exposure 

The 2012 Symposium on Emerging Science on Children’s Environmental Health and Implications for Risk Assessment and Public Policy: Videos of presentations


"Little Things Matter," a short video introduction to Children's Environmental Health from the Canadian Environmental Health Atlas


What you can do to protect children from environmental risks, a comprehensive website on Children's Environmental Health from the EPA


An environmental health blog by Dr. Susan Buchanen


Lead (NIEHS)

How to check your home and protect your family (EPA)

Lead Poisoning (NIH)

Tips on Prevention (CDC)



Mold (NIEHS)

Facts about mold and dampness (CDC)

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home (EPA)

Mold Prevention and Treatment in Your Home (Northwest Clean Air Agency)


Nitrates and Drinking Water, EPA Spanish Version for patients

Nitrate/Nitrite Toxicity, ATSDR Case Studies in Environmental Medicine


UW Today Article on AAP Policy Statement on Pesticides

Pesticides (NIEHS)

Using Pesticides Safely (EPA)

Human Health and Pesticides (EPA)



Mercury (NIEHS)

Mercury and Your Health (CDC)

Medical management guidelines for mercury (CDC)

Mercury in Fish and Shell Fish (FDA)



Asthma (NIEHS)

Asthma (CDC)

What is Asthma? (EPA)



Endocrine Disrupters (NIEHS)

Basic info on BPA (scroll down) (NIEHS)


Healthy Homes

Dangerous Chemicals In Common Household Items

Tips for a Healthy Home (CDC)

Protecting Children from Environmental Hazards (EPA)

Healthy Homes Inspection Manual (CDC)

American Lung Association Home Environment Assessment (ALA)



An Introduction to Indoor Air Quality (EPA)

Improving Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality During Wildfire Smoke Events - Recommendation For Schools and Buildings with Mechanical Ventilation (DOH)


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