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What We Know

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Pesticides

There is considerable evidence that acute and chronic exposure to pesticides is harmful...

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Chemicals in Consumer Products

Exposure to chemicals in consumer products has been associated mostly with acute health outcomes...

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Ambient Air Quality

Exposure to ambient air pollution, even at very low concentrations, is associated with a range of adverse...

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Biomonitoring

Biomonitoring has many uses in the field of environmental health, including evaluation of exposure...

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Environmental Health Indicators and Trends

Indicators are important tools for highlighting problems, identifying trends, and monitoring progress...

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Non-Ionizing Radiation

Exposure to non-ionizing radiation is ubiquitous. Sources include visible light, lasers, infrared radiation...

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Asbestos

Asbestos is a fibrous material that is a human carcinogen (Group 1). Exposure to asbestos affects...

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Chemical Food Contaminants

Chemical food contaminants, or “food pollutants”, refers to substances that are unintentionally added...

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Chemical Parameters in Drinking Water
Exposure to chemical contaminants in drinking water has been associated with an array of adverse health... More details
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke

The adverse effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) mirror those associated with...

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Climate Change

Extreme climate change is likely to have acute effects on human health, including both physical...

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Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially with regard... More details

What We Do

Biomonitoring Lab
Biomonitoring Lab
The strongest case for reducing human exposure to environmental pollutants can be made when we not only have information about the levels of pollution in the environment, but also about the levels of pollution in people...
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Birth Cohort Consortium
Birth Cohort Consortium
There is a growing awareness of the long-term health effects of intrauterine and early life exposures to environmental pollutants, and their role as contributing factors to the...
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Environmental Health in Israel 2017
Environmental Health in Israel 2017
“Environmental Health in Israel“ is the product of a fruitful collaboration between the Environment and Health Fund and the Ministry of Health, along with other government ministries, scientists...
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