The following links provide additional information and resources for protecting kids from toxins.
Provides telephone consultation on health risks associated with environmental
exposures. Visit Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit from the University of Washington.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find out to reduce your contact with soil and dust that may contain arsenic and
lead, see Dirt Alert [PDF].
Learn how to reduce contact with contaminants in dirt from the former Asarco copper smelter in Ruston, Washington, see Thurston County Study Summary.