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HEAL Receives the 2017 Environmental Award

Mar 16, 2017—

HEALThe Bursa Chamber of Medicine, the official local branch of the Turkish Medical Association, awarded the 2017 Environmental Prize to CHE's Partner the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) during National Doctor's Day in Turkey.  . . .

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New Webpage: Birth Defects

Mar 10, 2017—

BirthDefectsWebpageOur new webpage offers an overview of exposures, prevalence, prevention strategies, economic impacts and ethical issues regarding birth defects. Find out more by viewing our web page today!

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FDA-EPA Updated Fish Consumption Guidelines and Poster

Mar 08, 2017—

EPAFDAFishConsumptionPosterEarlier this year the EPA and FDA updated their recommendations on fish consumption during pregnancy and childhood. To accompany this update, they provided an easy-to-understand printable poster  . . .

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Video Presentations of Climate and Health Conference Available

Mar 02, 2017—

On February 16, 2017, the Carter Center in Atlanta hosted the Climate and Health Conference, originally scheduled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and then postponed indefinitely.  . . .

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Tetrabromobisphenol A induces cellular damages in pancreatic β-cells in vitro.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Curcumin attenuates BPA-induced insulin resistance in HepG2 cells through suppression of JNK/p38 pathways.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Child labourers exposed to toxic chemicals dying before 50, WHO says.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Researchers test hotter, faster and cleaner way to fight oil spills.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

World Water Day: one in four children will live with water scarcity by 2040.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

What your family tree can tell you about your health.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New report: 2017’s Fattest Cities in America.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

7 cities that prove America’s problem with contaminated water is larger than Flint.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Film review: A Plastic Ocean shows us a world awash with rubbish.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Health Ministry names eight cosmetics products containing poison.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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