Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control’s website provides resources and information on a variety of health and environmental issues.
Children’s Health Environmental Coalition
The coalition works to protect children from toxics in our everyday environments.
Environmental Health & Toxicology
The Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) maintains a website with access to resources produced by TEHIP and by other government agencies and organizations.
Three of these resources include
- TOXNET, an integrated database system of hazardous chemicals, toxic releases and environmental health
- TOXMAP, which uses US maps to explore data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund programs
- Haz-Map, a database that contains information on the health effects of exposure to chemical and biological agents used in industry, on the job and at home
Household Exposures to Chemicals
As scientists search for clues about how environmental risk factors affect breast cancer, one of the expanding avenues of exploration is household exposures to chemicals.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics works to protect consumer and worker health by securing the corporate, regulatory and legislative reforms necessary to eliminate dangerous chemicals from cosmetics and personal care products.
Environmental Health News
Environmental Health Sciences publishes health articles to help advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues.
Environmental Working Group
This team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers analyzes and publishes government data, legal documents, scientific studies and laboratory tests to expose threats to our health and the environment, and to find solutions.
This online journalism outlet is dedicated to improving the accuracy of news stories about medical treatments, tests, products and procedures to help consumers evaluate the evidence for and against new ideas in healthcare.
Medline Plus − Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues and offers reliable, up-to-date health information.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) website provides information on heath topics and research. The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.
US Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA website has resources about the history of environmental statutes and regulations, disasters and emergencies, and other environmental topics of historical interest.