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The following links provide additional information and resources for protecting kids from toxins.

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit

Provides telephone consultation on health risks associated with environmental exposures. Visit Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit from the University of Washington.

America's Children and the Environment

Quantitative information from a variety of sources to show trends in levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food, and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children; and childhood diseases that may be influenced by environmental factors. For additional information, see America's Children and the Environment by the U.S. EPA.

Chec's Healthehouse

Children’s Health Environmental Coalition hosts this with information on how to reduce environmental health risks to children in and around the home. "First Steps" outlines simple steps to protect your baby from toxic chemicals. To find out more, visit Chec's Healthehouse.

Our Stolen Future

Developed by the authors of Our Stolen Future, a book that explores how some synthetic chemicals interfere with the natural signals controlling development of the fetus. Includes regular updates and ongoing policy debates, as well as new suggestions about what you can do as a consumer and citizen to minimize risks related to hormonally-disruptive contaminants. Read about the latest scientific results and what they mean at Our Stolen Future.

Bodyburden

The Environmental Working Group created this site from decades of research of land, air and water pollution. To find our more about the industrial chemicals that are building up in our bodies, from grandparents to babies still in the womb, see BodyBurden.

Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Learn how you can minimize your chemical exposure in the produce aisle. To find out which 12 fruits and vegetables have the most and least pesticides, see Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce by the Environmental Working Group.

Institute for Children's Environmental Health

Contains resources and information on protecting children's health. Find out what the Institute for Children's Environmental Health is doing to reduce environmental exposures that can undermine the health of current and future generations.

Lead Paint Safety [PDF]

To view this field guide for painting, home maintenance, and renovation work, see Lead Paint Safety [PDF] by the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development.

Dirt Alert: Lead and Arsenic in the Puget Sound Area [PDF]

Find out to reduce your contact with soil and dust that may contain arsenic and lead, see Dirt Alert [PDF].

Tacoma Smelter Plume

Learn how to reduce contact with contaminants in dirt from the former Asarco copper smelter in Ruston, Washington, see Thurston County Study Summary.

 
 
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