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Pesticides

Pesticides are mixtures of substances used in agriculture and in urban environments to protect...

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Chemicals in Consumer Products

Consumer products are potential sources of exposure to heavy metals, endocrine disrupting chemicals...

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Ambient Air Quality

Sources of ambient (outdoor) air pollution include natural phenomena such as dust storms...

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Biomonitoring

Human biomonitoring (HBM) is a tool for measuring exposure to environmental chemicals by measuring substances...

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Vulnerable Populations
The term “vulnerable populations” has a broad and flexible definition in the context of environmental... More details
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Planning

Rapid development, industrialization, urbanization and the resulting increase in pollution and population...

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Wastewater
The main potential risk to public health from the use of wastewater for agricultural irrigation... More details
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Environmental Health Indicators and Trends
There is clear scientific evidence that environmental risk factors affect human health and are significant... More details
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Non-Ionizing Radiation

Non-ionizing radiation (NIR) refers to electromagnetic radiation with insufficient...

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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 are substances that have been unintentionally added to food...

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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

What We Do

Biomonitoring Lab
Biomonitoring Lab
In order to fully understand the extent to which people are exposed to environmental pollutants we not only need 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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