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Clinical Tools For Your Practice
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit (Comprehensive Provider Resources and Guidance Tools with accompanying patient materials)
Environmental Health Resources
Health Care Provider Fact Sheet and In Harm's Way Report
Cancer and the Environment: A Primer for Health Providers
Environmental Health Perspectives Monthly peer-reviewed research journal
Clean Health and ME - The Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine's report on chemicals found in the bodies of 13 Maine citizens
Provider Resources By Toxin
New Thinking on Neurodevelopment - February, 2006 Article from Environmental Health Perspectives about neurotoxicants and their effect on the brain in-utero. This is comprehensive and covers several major environmental toxins.
Fish Consumption To Promote Good Health and Minimize Contaminants:
A Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians
Autism Spectrum Disorders in Relation to Distribution of Hazardous Air Pollutants in the San Francisco Bay Area Gayle C. Windham, Lixia Zhang, Robert Gunier,
Lisa A. Croen, and Judith K. Grether. Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 114, Number 7, July 2006.
Public Health and Economic Consequences of Methyl Mercury Toxicity to the Developing Brain Leonardo Trasande, Philip J. Landrigan, and Clyde Schechter Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 5, May 2005
Mercury, fish oils, and risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality in men in eastern Finland. Virtanen JK, Voutilainen S, Rissanen TH, Mursu J, Tuomainen TP, Korhonen MJ, Valkonen VP, Seppanen K, Laukkanen JA, Salonen JT. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005;25(1):228-33.
Cardiac Autonomic Activity in Methylmercury Neurotoxicity: 14-year follow-up of a Faroese Birth Cohort P Grandjean, K Murata, E Budtz-Jorgensen, P Weihe J Pediatr, July 2004
Methylmercury Exposure Biomarkers as Indicators of Neurotoxicity in Children Aged 7 Years Philippe Grandjean, Esben Budtz-Jørgensen, Roberta F. White, Poul J. Jørgensen, Pal Weihe, Frodi Debes and Niels Keding Am J Epidemiol 1999 Aug 1;150(3): 301-5
Toxic Flame Retardants
Brominated Flame Retardants: Cause for Concern? Linda Birnbaum Environmental Health Perspectives. January 2004: 112(1)
Low-Level Environmental Lead Exposure and Children’s Intellectual Function: An International Pooled Analysis Bruce P. Lanphear, Richard Hornung, Jane Khoury, Kimberly Yolton, Peter Baghurst, David C. Bellinger, Richard L. Canfield, Kim N. Dietrich, Robert Bornschein, Tom Greene, Stephen J. Rothenberg, Herbert L. Needleman, Lourdes Schnaas, Gail Wasserman, Joseph Graziano, and Russell Roberts. Environmental Health Perspectives, July 2005
IQ and Blood Lead from 2 to 7 Years of Age: Are the Effects in Older Children the Residual of High Blood Lead Concentrations in 2-Year-Olds? Aimin Chen, Kim N. Dietrich James H. Ware, Jerilynn Radcliffe, and Walter J. Rogan Environ Health Perspect 113:597601 (2005).
PSR Clinician's Guide to reducing low-dose pesticide exposures in infants and children.
Pesticide Poisoning Prevention Program Gives providers Oregon specific information about emergency consultation regarding the treatment of pesticide poisoning.
Diagnostic Tool from Pesticide Action Network designed to help healthcare providers recognize, manage and report pesticide-related illnesses.
Ending Toxic Dependency: The State of IPM - New report from Beyond Pesticides, a Washington, DC-based national clearinghouse and advocacy organization focused on pesticide hazards and alternatives, evaluates the states’ definitions of IPM and essential components that it says are key to effective programs that trade toxic pesticides for sound public health and environmental practices.
Pesticide exposure and risk for Parkinson's disease Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPH, Honglei Chen, MD, PhD, Marc G.Weisskopf, PhD, Eilis O'Reilly, MSc, Marjorie L. McCullough, ScD, Eugenia E. Calle, PhD, Michael A. Schwarzschild, MD, PhD Michael J. Thun, MD. Annals of Neurology, published Online: 26 Jun 2006.
A Case for Revisiting the Safety of Pesticides: A Closer Look at Neurodevelopment
Theo Colborn, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA; TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange) Inc., Paonia, Colorado, USA. Environmental Health Perspectives: Vol. 114, Number 1, January 2006.
Organic Diets Significantly Lower Children's Dietary Exposure to Organophosphorus Pesticides Chensheng Lu, Kathryn Toepel, Rene Irish, Richard A. Fenske, Dana B. Barr, and Roberto Bravo Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 114, Number 2, February 2006
A summary of recent findings on birth outcomes and developmental effects of prenatal ETS, PAH, and pesticide exposures. Bernert JT, Tu YH, Andrews H, Barr DB, Camann DE, Diaz D, Dietrich J, Reyes A, Kinney PL. Neurotoxicology. 2005 Aug;26(4):573-87.
Association between in utero organophosphate pesticide exposure and abnormal reflexes in neonates. Young JG, Eskenazi B, Gladstone EA, Bradman A, Pedersen L, Johnson C, Barr DB, Furlong CE, Holland NT. Neurotoxicology. 2005 Mar;26(2):199-209.
In Utero and Postnatal Pesticide Exposures of Children Living in an Agricultural Communituy, Dr. Brenda Eskenazi PowerPoint presentation on the relationship between neurodevelopment, growth and respiratory disease.
The Environmental Estrogen Bisphenol A Inhibits Estradiol-Induced Hippocampal Synaptogenesis, Neil J. MacLusky,Tibor Hajszan, and Csaba Leranth. Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 6, June 2005.
Human Neurobehavioral Effects Of Long-Term Exposure To Styrene: A Meta-Analyses Vernon A. Benignus, Andrew M. Geller, William K Boyes, and Philip J. Bushnell Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 5, May 2005.
Decrease in Anogenital Distance among Male Infants with Prenatal Phthalate Exposure Shanna H. Swan, Katharina M. Main, Fan Liu, Sara L. Stewart, Robin L. Kruse, Antonia M. Calafat, Catherine S. Mao, J. Bruce Redmon, Christine L. Ternand, Shannon Sullivan, J. Lynn Teague, and the Study for Future Families Research Team* Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 8, August 2005.
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A fact sheet on the health effects of airborne particulates, from Oregon PSR. Read more »
A fact sheet on the health effects of PCBs, from Oregon PSR. Read more »
A fact sheet on the health impacts of mercury and its contribution to neurodevelopment disorders, from Oregon PSR. Read more »