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Season of Change at CHE

Apr 12, 2017—

When I first spoke to Michael Lerner, co-founder of CHE, about the opportunity to direct CHE, Steve Job's 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University immediately jumped to my mind. "You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future."  . . .

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The WHO’s World Health Day Focuses on Mental Health

Mar 28, 2017—

Every year the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates the anniversary of its founding by mobilizing around a specific health topic. This year, on April 7, 2017, the WHO will focus on the theme of depression. You can learn more on the WHO's website today. CHE has more resources on environments that can influence your risk for depression including the psychosocial, socioeconomic and built environments. Click on each to learn more.

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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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New report: Alternatives to Neonicotinoid Insecticide-Coated Corn Seed: Agroecological Methods Are Better for Farmers and the Environment.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Job openings: King County, Washington.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Traffic-related air pollution linked to DNA damage in children.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Oxidative effects of extremely low frequency magnetic field and radio frequency radiation on testes tissues of diabetic and healthy rats.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Healthy brain aging linked to omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the blood.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Can omega-3 help prevent Alzheimer's disease? Brain SPECT imaging shows possible link.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Human biomonitoring from an environmental justice perspective: supporting study participation of women of Turkish and Moroccan descent.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Prenatal bisphenol a exposure and dysregulation of infant hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function: findings from the APrON cohort study.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Measuring the impact of lead exposure on learning and cognition.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Lower growth in CO2 emissions expected in China and India.

Monday, May 22, 2017

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