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CHE Partnership call: The Myth of Herbicide Safety in Alaska: How Herbicides Threaten the Health of Fish, Wildlife and People
Wed, July 29
Hosted by the CHE Alaska Working Group

CHE Partnership call: The Longest Swim: A Journey Across the Pacific to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution
Wed, Aug 5
Hosted by the CHE Alaska Working Group


Note: CHE will host no additional calls in August. We will resume our normal call schedule in September. You can access the call archives to listen to MP3 recordings from past calls.

CHE Partnership call: Theories of Carcinogenesis: Cancer as Development Gone Awry
Thurs, September 10
Hosted by the CHE Cancer Working Group


7/21/15: MP3 recording available: Theories of Carcinogenesis: Assessing the Carcinogenic Potential of Low-Dose Exposures to Chemical Mixtures in the Environment

7/14/15: MP3 recording available: Towards a New Global Commission on Environmental Pollution

7/9/15: MP3 recording available: Tobacco: Science, Policy, and Prospects: A Conversation with Stanton Glantz, PhD

6/30/15: MP3 recording available: News from the US EPA Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

6/23/15: MP3 recording available: Gestational Diabetes and Environmental Chemical Exposure

6/16/15: MP3 recording available: Identifying EDCs for Public Health Protection: The Endocrine Perspective

6/11/15: MP3 recording available: A Story of Developmental Disability, A Story of Health: The Influence of Environmental Exposure and Opportunities for Prevention

6/4/15: MP3 recording available: From Molecules to Business: Better Living Through Green Chemistry

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CHE Partners on why they value our work

Autism Working Group

CHE Autism is a working group of over 150 health professionals, scientists, and concerned individuals interested in exploring the connections between autism and environmental health, as well as discussing new paradigms in research and treatment.

CHE and Commonweal have had a strong interest in autism for many years. Commonweal co-hosted a series of conferences over the past decade exploring the new paradigm of autism research and treatment. Two of the co-hosts of these conferences, Dr. Martha Herbert and Dr. Robert Hendren served as Science Advisers to CHE Autism.

This working group provides a listserv for the purpose of sharing new research and policy ideas and discussion. Additionally the CHE Autism Working Group occasionally hosts teleconferences featuring leading researchers speaking to current autism and environmental health topics (links to past calls available below).

Michael Lerner, president of Commonweal, currently facilitates CHE Autism. If you are already a CHE Partner and would like to join the CHE Autism Working Group please email info@healthandenvironment.org with a request to subscribe. If you are not a CHE Partner, please first complete the Partner application. As a part of the application you can select to join the CHE Autism Working Group as well as other working groups of interest to you.

CHE Partners subscribed to the CHE Autism listserv can access the listserv archive to view messages previously distributed.

Past Calls

April 15, 2015 --

CHE Partnership Call - Perinatal Exposure to a Mixture of Common Low-Dose Phthalates and Flame Retardants Leads to Autistic Features in Rats
Background Information / Resources

Q&A/Comments
Listen to the MP3 recording

March 6, 2013 --

CHE Partnership Call - CHE Alaska call: Environmental Exposures and Autism:The Interplay Between Genes, Environment and Health Status
Background Information / Resources

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 recording

June 21, 2012 --

CHE Partnership Call - Expanding our Understanding of Autism: Beyond Genetics to Whole Systems Approaches
Background Information /Resources/Speaker slides

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 recording

December 12, 2006 --

CHE Partnership Call - Rethinking Autism: Towards a Whole Body Paradigm
Background Information/Resources

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 Recording

 

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