Toxicology and Env. Health Resources
Bridging Research, Practice and Policy held on February 11, 2011 at Portland State University, Sponsored by Oregon Environmental Council and others.
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.
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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.
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.
This fact sheet provided by the National Toxicology Center describes what BPA is, how it is used and health concerns related to its use.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.