Learn from top scientists and experts on the impact of environmental exposures and toxics on reproductive health, pregnancy, and development.
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January 27, 2021 — Countless individuals and communities of color experience a heavier concentration of health risks and worse health outcomes than their white counterparts. Low birth weights, infant mortality, affordable housing, . . .
January 28, 2021 — Preconception health—the health of females and males in their reproductive years—is intrinsically linked to future generations’ health. Recent research suggests that certain maternal and paternal . . .
February 23, 2021 — When Dr. Shanna Swan first read a report about declining sperm counts that was published in 1992, she was skeptical but intrigued. She spent the subsequent 25 years investigating this alarming drop, first . . .
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Jun 08, 2020— CHE is deeply saddened, appalled, and angered by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other lives that have been lost due . . .
Oct 26, 2018— We are excited to announce a new four-part webinar series looking into the effects of plastic on health. Over the next four months, we will be joined by leading scientists, health professionals, policy experts, and advocates to talk about the various impacts of plastics on public health. . . .
Jul 09, 2018— Vanessa Galavíz, PhD, MPH is committed to making a difference for communities most affected by environmental hazards such as air pollution, pesticides, and water contamination. Her work has always focused on marginalized communities, and her work with the California Environmental Protection Agency and the University of Washington School of Public Health is no different.
She is intent on doing this work because she remembers how she felt when she first learned what public health can do and what environmental health means. . . .
Jul 03, 2018— Ana Mascareñas, MPH has devoted herself to making sure that everyone has the opportunity for their voice to be heard and finding creative solutions to address inequities. Whether that is through asking for input or taking all points of view into consideration, her goal is that when a project is designed, all community members have had their values recognized.
In her work with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CA DTSC), her job is to provide meaningful spaces for underrepresented communities in environmental regulatory decisions that affect them. . . .