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Where can I find information about health and the environment?

Information about health issues is available on the following Web pages:

EPA Learn the Issues: Health and Safety pages, http://www2.epa.gov/learn-issues/health-and-safety
AIRNow - Your Health, http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=topics.health
Water: Consumer Information, http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/index.cfm
EPA Office of Children's Health Protection, http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/homepage.htm
EPA Mercury Program- Human Health, http://www.epa.gov/mercury/health.htm
EPA for Citizen Action Resources, http://www.epa.gov/epahome/Citizen.html
EPA's Aging Initiative, http://www.epa.gov/aging/index.htm
EPA Healthy School Environments, http://epa.gov/schools
Environmental Laws -Occupational Safety and Health Act, http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-occupational-safety-and-health-act 

Other information that may assist you is available from the following government agencies:

Health and Human Services, http://www.hhs.gov/ 
HealthFinder, http://www.healthfinder.gov/ 
Get the "Health Insurance Marketplace" widget, http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/widgets-and-badges/mp-badges-english.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.cdc.gov
ASTDR, The Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ 
National Institutes of Health Directory of Institutes, Centers and Offices, http://www.nih.gov/icd/
US Department of Agriculture, http://www.usda.gov
USDA for Kids, http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=FOR_KIDS
Occupation Safety and Health Administration, http://www.osha.gov

Health.gov is a portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other Federal departments and agencies, http://www.health.gov/ 

For more information on health EPA research, you may want to contact EPA’s National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) via their Question/Comment Submission form: http://www.epa.gov/nheerl/contact.html

For additional information about children's health, you can contact the EPA Office of Children's Health Protection at:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of the Administrator
Office of Children's Health Protection
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.
Mail Code 1107A
Room 2512 Ariel Rios North
Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 564-2188
Fax: (202) 564-2733
Web site:  http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-childrens-health-protection-ochp

You may also be interested in these other health related FAQs: http://publicaccess.supportportal.com/

 

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  • Topic #: 23002-24393
  • Date Created: 10/26/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 8/7/2014
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