Continue Reading... PMC Collaborating with Publishers in Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
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PMC Collaborating with Publishers in Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

On March 13, 2020, the National Science and Technology Advisors from a dozen countries, including the United States, called on…

Continue Reading... COVID-19 Workers Get Training to Protect Their Own Health
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COVID-19 Workers Get Training to Protect Their Own Health

Today, the National Institutes of Health will launch a new website with important educational resources for Coronavirus workers dealing with…

Continue Reading... Using “organs-on-a-chip” to Model Complicated Diseases
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Using “organs-on-a-chip” to Model Complicated Diseases

Continue Reading... Texas A&M Researchers Develop New Tool to Help Communities Access Environmental Risk Data
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Texas A&M Researchers Develop New Tool to Help Communities Access Environmental Risk Data

Story by Margaret Preigh Researchers at Texas A&M have developed a tool called HGBEnviroScreen that makes data reporting environmental and…

Continue Reading... The Complex Biology Behind Your Love (or Hatred) of Coffee
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The Complex Biology Behind Your Love (or Hatred) of Coffee

179 Shares (Credit: Marina Keremkhanova/Shutterstock) Why do some people feel like they need three cups of coffee just to get…

Continue Reading... Birnbaum Research Symposium – April 6, 2020
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Birnbaum Research Symposium – April 6, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020Rodbell Auditorium, NIEHS Purpose The symposium will pay tribute to former NIEHS and NTP Director Linda Birnbaum,…

Continue Reading... Women Firefighters Face High Exposure to Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’
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Women Firefighters Face High Exposure to Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Maiko Bristow, a firefighter and EMT with the San Francisco Fire Department, is part of a long-term investigation into female…

Continue Reading... NIEHS-sponsored Meetings Explore Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Africa
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NIEHS-sponsored Meetings Explore Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Africa

By Thad Schug The University of Pretoria’s Future Africa Campus was specifically designed for Africa’s leading scientists and scholars to…

Continue Reading... New Studies Examine Air Pollution Exposure and Respiratory Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
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New Studies Examine Air Pollution Exposure and Respiratory Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

By David Richards The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine recently published two studies on household air pollution…

Continue Reading... Federal Web-based System Helps Local Governments Customize Climate Change Adaptation Strategies
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Federal Web-based System Helps Local Governments Customize Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

Joel Scheraga, Ph.D., EPA Senior Advisor for Climate Adaptation.(Photo courtesy of EPA) A frequent challenge faced by state and local…

Continue Reading... World Health Assembly
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World Health Assembly

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Continue Reading... CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference
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CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference

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Continue Reading... GEH Day 2020
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GEH Day 2020

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Continue Reading... New EHP Podcast Release
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New EHP Podcast Release

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Continue Reading... GHIC 2020: Global Health & Innovation Conference
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GHIC 2020: Global Health & Innovation Conference

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Grants and Funding

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Continue Reading... NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team Webinar Series
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NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team Webinar Series

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Continue Reading... NIEHS Consults With WHO and WMO on New Integrated Climate Services for Health Initiative
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NIEHS Consults With WHO and WMO on New Integrated Climate Services for Health Initiative

Slide courtesy of Dr. S.C. Bhan, Indian Meteorological Department.(Photo courtesy of John Balbus) NIEHS recently helped support one of the…

Continue Reading... Think All BPA-free Products Are Safe? Not so Fast, Scientists Warn
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Think All BPA-free Products Are Safe? Not so Fast, Scientists Warn

Feb. 18, 2020Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu COLUMBIA, Mo. – Using “BPA-free” plastic products could be as harmful to human…

Continue Reading... Cancer-causing Culprits Could Be Caught by Their DNA Fingerprints
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Cancer-causing Culprits Could Be Caught by Their DNA Fingerprints

​Causes of cancer are being catalogued through an international study revealing the genetic fingerprints of DNA-damaging processes that drive cancer…

Continue Reading... A High-Fiber Diet May Counteract the Harmful Health Effects of Pollutants
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A High-Fiber Diet May Counteract the Harmful Health Effects of Pollutants

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2020) — Research from the University of Kentucky’s Superfund Research Center (UK-SRC) shows that a diet…

Continue Reading... Study Provides First Look at Sperm Microbiome Using RNA Sequencing Sensitive Enough to Detect Bacteria
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Study Provides First Look at Sperm Microbiome Using RNA Sequencing Sensitive Enough to Detect Bacteria

A new collaborative study published by a research team from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, the CReATe Fertility…

Continue Reading... Common Water Disinfecting Method May Result in Toxic Byproducts, Study Finds
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Common Water Disinfecting Method May Result in Toxic Byproducts, Study Finds

By Chanapa Tantibanchachai / Published Jan 29, 2020 Chlorine, the most common chemical used to disinfect drinking water in the…

Continue Reading... Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting – February 21, 2020
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Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting – February 21, 2020

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Continue Reading... UF Health Researchers on Team Studying Possible Viral Link With Type 1 Diabetes
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UF Health Researchers on Team Studying Possible Viral Link With Type 1 Diabetes

A prolonged infection by a common virus might sometimes trigger the immune system attack on the pancreas that ultimately leads…

Continue Reading... Participants in Environmental Health Studies Vulnerable to Re-identification
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Participants in Environmental Health Studies Vulnerable to Re-identification

Analysis highlights privacy risks associated with public data sharing Before sharing human research data, scientists routinely strip it of personal…

Continue Reading... Vaping Lung Injury Symptoms Have Been Reported Online for at Least Seven Years
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Vaping Lung Injury Symptoms Have Been Reported Online for at Least Seven Years

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside, used automated computer methods to mine a large online discussion…

Continue Reading... Plasticizers May Contribute to Motor Control Problems in Girls
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Plasticizers May Contribute to Motor Control Problems in Girls

Scientists at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) have uncovered a link between prenatal exposure to phthalates—a ubiquitous…

Continue Reading... Pregnancy Hypertension Risk Increased by Traffic-related Air Pollution
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Pregnancy Hypertension Risk Increased by Traffic-related Air Pollution

Findings give new insights into the connection between poor air quality, children’s health, and mother’s health A new report from…

Continue Reading... EHP Names New Editor-in-chief
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EHP Names New Editor-in-chief

Joel Kaufman, M.D., M.P.H., has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), a journal published by the…