Toxicology and Env. Health Resources

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Jan 2014

Guide to the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

http://www.homesecuritysystems.com/guide-to-the-dangers-of-carbon-monoxide/

This guide to CO safety will discuss some of the most common symptoms associated with CO poisoning, explore the most common sources of the toxic gas, and explore various ways that individuals can monitor CO levels in their home.

(Home Security Systems)
Apr 2011

Proceedings from 3rd Annual NW Environmental Health Conference, Portland, Oregon

http://www.oeconline.org/our-work/healthier-lives/healthprofessionals/2011-3rd-annual-nw-environmental-health-conference/presentations-from-3rd-annual-nw-environmental-health-conference/

Bridging Research, Practice and Policy held on February 11, 2011 at Portland State University, Sponsored by Oregon Environmental Council and others.

(OEC)
Feb 2011

Public Health and Social Justice

http://phsj.org/

This website contains articles, slide shows, syllabi, and other documents relevant to topics in public health and social justice. References for most of the information contained in the slide shows can be found in the accompanying articles.

(Public Health and Social Justice)
May 2010

2008-2009 Annual Report - President's Cancer Panel: Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk - What We Can Do Now (PDF)

http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp/pcp.htm

This report summarizes the Panel’s findings and conclusions based on the testimony received and additional information gathering. The Panel’s recommendations delineate concrete actions that governments; industry; the research, health care, and advocacy communities; and individuals can take to reduce cancer risk related to environmental contaminants, excess radiation, and other harmful exposures.

(NIH)
Apr 2010

A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change (PDF)

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/materials/a_human_health_perspective_on_climate_change_full_report_508.pdf#search=A%20Human%20Health%20Perspective%20on%20Climate%20Change

This report, published by Environmental Health Perspectives and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, outlines the research needs on the human health effects of climate change.

(NIEHS)
Mar 2010

National Toxicology Program Fact Sheet: Bisphenol A (BPA) (PDF)

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/assets/docs_a_e/bisphenol_a_bpa.pdf

This fact sheet provided by the National Toxicology Center describes what BPA is, how it is used and health concerns related to its use.

(NIH)
Oct 2009

National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/nationalconversation/

ATSDR and CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) have launched a National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures, working with government, non-government, business and industry, and members of the public to create an action agenda.

(ATSDR)
Jul 2009

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showHome.action

The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. On the Tracking Network, you can explore information and view maps, tables, and charts about health and environment across the country.

(CDC)
May 2009

ATSDR Environmental Health and Medicine Education

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/emes/index.html

This site provides access to environmental medicine education for health professionals and environmental health education for the public. Resources are provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR).

(ATSDR)
Mar 2009

Oregon Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/ph/epht/portal.shtml

The Oregon EPHT Program is working to develop a nationwide network of health and environmental data that will drive actions to improve the health of communities. By bringing together environmental and health information sources, scientists, communities, policymakers, and the public will be better equipped to answer fundamental questions about the relationships between environmental exposures and health effects.

(Oregon Dept. of Human Services)
Mar 2008

Toxipedia

http://toxipedia.org

Toxipedia provides comprehensive, accurate, and scientifically based information on the hazards and risks of chemical and physical agents, with the goal of advancing human and environmental health.

(Toxipedia)
Apr 2007

Toxic Substances Portal

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/substances/

With one click, access the best science, the latest research, and the most important information about toxic substances provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry.The Toxic Substances Portal launched April 13, 2007 with information about 20 chemicals. Check back regularly as we enhance the portal with additional substances in groups of 20.

(ATSDR)
Apr 2006

Environmental Health News

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/

www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org is published daily by Environmental Health Sciences, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 to help increase public understanding of emerging scientific links between environmental exposures and human health.

(EHN)
Aug 2005

Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/exposurereport/

The National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals provides an ongoing assessment of the exposure of the U.S. population to environmental chemicals using biomonitoring.

(CDC)