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Epigenetics and Environmental Health: A Short Educational Video

Jan 19, 2017—

EpigeneticVideoScreenShotOperating through epigenetic mechanisms, environmental exposures can get under our skin and affect our health. As new research comes forward shedding light on how the environment affects our epigenome, translating these findings to the broader public has been challenging.  . . .

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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. 

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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.  . . .

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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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American Geophysical Union seeks editors.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Significant association of urinary toxic metals and autism-related symptoms-a nonlinear statistical analysis with cross validation.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New video: Your DNA, the Environment, and Epigenetics.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The threshold vs LNT showdown: dose rate findings exposed flaws in the LNT model part 1. The Russell-Muller debate.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New resource: Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New report: Children at Risk: Gaps in State Lead Screening Policies.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

EPA water rule revived by US appeals court in NYC case.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Targeting environmental neurodevelopmental risks to protect children.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Truckers' poor health: an accident waiting to happen?

Thursday, January 19, 2017

EPA faults NC over health of minority communities near hog farms.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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