Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

Many of these were originally created by the Institute for Children's Environmental Health, which merged with CHE in 2009

CHE Overview, 2016

Children's Environmental Health Basics, 2005

Children's Environmental Health Fact Sheet, 2005

Climate Change and Children's Health: What We Know, 2009

Learning Disabilities, Behavioral/Emotional Disorders, and Other Brain Disorders: What We Know, 2003

Mental Health and Environmental Exposures, 2008

Parkinson's Disease and the Environment Factsheet, 2007

Top 10 Things You Can Do to "Practice Prevention", 2005

Thyroid Fact Sheet, 2005

En Español: La Práctica de la Prevención

Las 10 acciones más importantes que puede hacer para "practicar la prevención" (Top 10 Things You Can Do To "Practice Prevention")

La salud medioambiental de los niños (Children's Environmental Health)

El mercurio (Mercury)

Los plaguicidas (Pesticides)


El plomo (Lead)

La tiroides (Thyroid)

La hormona tiroidea hoja de hechos (Thyroid Hormone Fact Sheet)

El perclorato (Perchlorate)

Productos de cuidado del bebé (Baby Care Products)

El lindano (Lindane)

El moho (Mold and Dampness)


CHE would be thrilled to offer these columns in all the languages that our visitors need. If you are available to translate columns and fact sheets, or if you can offer funding toward translations, please contact us.


Healthy Aging and the Environment: A Pocket Guide, 2008


Research to Real Life: How Scientific Research Affects You, 2021

Practice Prevention Columns

Arsenic, 2007

Baby Care Products, 2007

Children's Environmental Health, 2007

Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs), 2011

Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), 2011

Lead, 2007

Lindane, 2007

Mercury, 2008

Mold and Indoor Dampness, 2011

Obesogens, 2011

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 2011

PBDEs (Flame Retardants), 2006

PCBs, 2006

Perchlorate, 2007

Pesticides, 2010

Plastics, 2007

Thyroid, 2005

 Practice Prevention column on Children's Environmental Health