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Recycled e-waste comes back as plastic toys

Warnings over children’s health as recycled e-waste comes back as plastic toys A trend towards using plastic parts in electrical and electronic goods is causing a headache for the recycling industry.  See full story.

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The National Institutes of Health Sciences Adds Website for Kids

The National Institutes of Health Sciences has recently added a  Website resource for kids, parents, and teachers to find fun and educational materials related to health, science, and the environment we live in today. https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/

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Common BPA alternative, BPS, crosses into placenta

Canadian and Chinese scientists have found the “first evidence” that bisphenol S (BPS), widely used as an alternative to BPA, can cross the human placenta. See full article    

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More Than 300 New Chemicals Snagged as EPA Implements Law

More Than 300 New Chemicals Snagged as EPA Implements Law.  Read More

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What toxins have you been exposed to? Your baby teeth may hold the answer.

Baby teeth may soon be worth a lot more than the sentimental value they offer nostalgic parents. It turns out that these teeth store a unique type of health record, with the potential to reveal everything that an individual has … Continue reading

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Lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools, day cares across USA

Some 350 water systems that failed lead tests in recent years provide drinking water to schools and child-care center.  Read full article in USA TODAY

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PEHSU Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) program hosts a regularly scheduled webinar series. These webinars are educational presentations by environmental health experts that focus on current and emerging issues in pediatric and reproductive environmental health. These events are free … Continue reading

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IAQ Knowledge-to-Action Professional Training Webinar Series

Webinar participants will learn how to— Successfully implement the IAQ Tools for Schools Framework and systematically address IAQ issues with policies and practices that save money and improve health. Use the School IAQ Assessment Mobile App—new technology featuring the IAQ … Continue reading

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Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit updated

Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit updated The Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit online training course module has been updated and re-accredited and offers free CE credits to a range of health professions. The course offers healthcare providers detailed examples about how to best … Continue reading

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The BabySafe Project – Help inform women about the risk that wireless radiation poses to pregnancy

BabySafe Project is a new public awareness initiative designed to inform women about the links between pregnancy and wireless radiation. To download the free brochure What You Should Know About Wireless Radiation and Your Baby For more information click this … Continue reading

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