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CHE Wants to Hear from You!

Jan 13, 2017—

SurveyImageCreativeCommonsWe invite your feedback on our new website through a brief survey. This information will help us better serve your work and our mission. Please take our survey before January 23, 2017. 


Pluralism in a Polarized World

Jan 11, 2017—

Polarization is a term that seems to be applied to almost every realm of society these days—from politics to socioeconomic status. In this state of affairs, only the opposite ends of the spectrum of possibilities are expressed while everything in the middle seems to vanish. And what we know about polarization is it only perpetuates polarization. The ends never meet. It is always either/or.  . . .


New webpage: Lead

Jan 10, 2017—

Drawing heavily from Toxipedia, but updated and expanded, our new webpage on lead's health impacts includes an overview of exposures, trends, prevention and regulation in the US, with some world data.

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Trump Administration and Environmental Health: CHE Launches New Partnership “Fireside Chat” Call Series

Jan 03, 2017—

TrumpWhat do you think the 2016 US Presidential election results mean for environmental health over the coming four years? What might be the impact on research funding and priorities? Chemical regulation? Children’s health? Community health?

Join us over the next three months as we explore these questions with leading environmental health science and policy experts during our new  . . .


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Gathered from Environmental Health News and other sources

New report: Community Violence as a Population Health Issue: Proceedings of a Workshop.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

New podcast: Children, Nature, and the Importance of Getting Kids Outside.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

losing Ontario coal plants didn't cut air pollution by much, says Fraser Institute.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Map reveals countries at risk of dangerous airpocalypse.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

New report: Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide.

Monday, January 16, 2017

New report: NTP Monograph Immunotoxicity Associated with Exposure to Perfluorooctanoic Acid or Perfluorooctane Sulfonate.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Key chemicals 'do not pose significant risks' to bees — EPA.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Living in a poor neighborhood changes everything about your life.

Monday, January 16, 2017

A primer on autoimmune diseases.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Health risks of mobile phones: what we don't know might be killing us.

Monday, January 16, 2017

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