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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Toxics Resources

Triclosan: Anti-Bacterial with Harmful Side Effects
Handout from PSR on the adverse health effects of common anti-bacterial products.

PFCs: Stain-Resistent and Cancer-Causing?
Handout from PSR on perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) and their effect on human health.

Chemical Safety Improvement Act Handout
Handout from PSR on federal legislation regarding chemical safety

Fragrances Fact Sheet
Fact sheet from PSR on fragrances in consumer products and their impact on human health

Obesity: Chemical Causes
Fact sheet from PSR on chemicals and the obesity epidemic

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals
Fact sheet from PSR on environmental chemicals that impact prenatal health

Environmental Health Resources and Links
Resource list compiled by PSR Maine

Environmental Health Policy Institute
PSR's monthly expert panel on toxics and environmental health topics

Page Updated February 9, 2015

Action Alerts

  • Tell EPA: Ban toxic chemicals from paint strippers

    Tell the EPA to ban the use of methylene chloride and NMP in commercial and consumer paint strippers. Let’s protect workers and consumers from these harmful chemicals and switch to safer alternatives.

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Resources

  • PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

    Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal. Read more »

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    PSR and the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units have just introduced the updated Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit (PEHT). This free web app offers evidenced-based information for clinicians to educate parents about how to reduce toxic exposures during well-child visits. Read more »

  • Environmental Health

    This introductory course in Environmental Health is intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level students of medicine, environmental sciences or public health, and provides foundational theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Free course offered by NextGenU. Read more »

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