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Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging report cover Our latest report, Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging, has reached an audience of over 23 million from television, radio, print, and online media coverage since its release on the TODAY Show in October, 2008. The report focuses on environmental drivers of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other chronic disease, and includes influences of food, toxicants, built environment, exercise, and socioeconomics.




(Prices current as of January 2010)

Generations at Risk
(GAR)
In Harm's Way
(IHW)
Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
(ETHA)

 A note on ordering fact sheets:




Generations at Risk


Fact Sheets
Description

Physician Fact Sheet

A one page* sheet that includes key points on chemicals that affect reproductive and developmental health, recommended questions for taking an environmental history, and resources for more information.

Patient Fact Sheet

A one page* sheet that includes key points on chemicals that affect reproductive and developmental health, suggested information to bring to your health care provider, and resources for more information.

  HOW TO ORDER the GAR Fact Sheets: from the online Publications Order Form

*On the back side of each fact sheet and applicable to both is a Reproductive Outcomes and Routes of Exposure Table which includes information on nearly 50 chemicals/substances: their health effects and where the chemicals are used/found.

These Fact Sheets can also be downloaded from the Generations at Risk page as Adobe Portable Document Format (.PDF) files.


GAR Report
Description Unit Bulk

Generations at Risk: How Environmental Toxins May Effect Reproductive Health in Massachusetts

$5.00

n/a

A report by GBPSR and MASSPIRG - August 1996
Executive Summary of the report

  HOW TO ORDER the GAR Report: please contact GBPSR at psrmabo@igc.org



GAR Book
Description Unit Bulk

Generations at Risk: Reproductive Health and the Environment

$26.00
Paperback

n/a

MIT Press, August 2000, ISBN 0262692473 - A book that reviews the linkages between four major classes of chemicals - solvents, pesticides, metals, and endocrine disruptors - and reproductive health effects including miscarriages, birth defects, and fertility issues. It includes sections on exposure assessment, consumer and worker activism, regulation of hazardous chemicals, and a primer for the clinician.

  HOW TO ORDER the GAR Book: directly from MIT Press





In Harm's Way


IHW Fact Sheets
(In the Series Out of Harm's Way:
Preventing Toxic Threats to Child Development)
Description 1 Copy

Creating a Healthy Environment for Your Child's Development

English and Spanish

Why Breast-Feeding is Still Best for Baby

English and Spanish

Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

English

  HOW TO ORDER the IHW Fact Sheets: from the online Publications Order Form


These IHW Fact Sheets can also be downloaded from the In Harm's Way Materials Download page.


IHW Report
Description Unit Bulk

In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development

$10.00 each
up to 9

$7.00 each for 10 or more

A 140-page peer-reviewed report released in April 2000 that examines the contribution of toxic chemicals to developmental, learning, and behavioral disabilities.

 HOW TO ORDER the IHW Report:

The IHW report can be downloaded from this web site from the In Harm's Way Report Download page.

The IHW PowerPoint Presentation can also be downloaded from the In Harm's Way Materials Download page.




Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging


ETHA Report
Description Unit Bulk

Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging

$20.00 each
including postage

Volume discounts are available

The 208-page report focuses on environmental drivers of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other chronic disease, and includes influences of food, toxicants, built environment, exercise, and socioeconomics.

Filling in an Order Form HOW TO ORDER the ETHA Report: Please use the ETHA report flyer and order form or, for bulk orders, email us at psrmabo@igc.org.

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