Home Page

image of girls playing with plastic toys in sandbox
banner with details of Wright lecture

What We Know

Image of tractor spraying pesticides in field

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

More details
image of rubber ducks in a row
Chemicals in Consumer Products

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

More details
image of traffic under bridge
Ambient Air Quality

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

More details
image showing blood test tubes

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

More details
image of stethoscope and magnifying glass
Environmental Health Indicators and Trends

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

More details
image of child speaking on cell phone
Non-Ionizing Radiation

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

More details
image of roof tiles containing asbestos

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

More details
image of canned foods
Chemical Food Contaminants

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

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

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

More details
Image of mosquito
Climate Change

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

More details
Illustration of house interiors
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...
More details
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...
More details
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...
More details
See All >