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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. n.d.. A family guide—20 easy steps to personal environmental health now. Research Triangle Park, NC: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 8 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides simple steps that families can take to make their environment healthier. Topics include label reading, noise, carbon monoxide alarms, child safety, job hazards, allergies, water pollution, lead, radon, overheating, ozone, handwashing, healthy eating, tobacco products, and sun exposure.

Contact: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, MD K3-16, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2233, Telephone: (919) 541-3345 Fax: (919) 541-4395 E-mail: webcenter@niehs Web Site: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/ Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Allergies, Chemicals, Child health, Environment, Environmental exposure, Environmental health, Families, Lead poisoning, Radon, Safety, Sun exposure, Water pollution

National Cancer Institute. 2016. Evidence-based cancer control programs (EBCCP). Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute, multiple items.

Annotation: This online, searchable database is designed to provide program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to evidence-based cancer control interventions and program materials. Program areas include breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening; diet and nutrition; HPV vaccination; informed decision making; obesity; physical activity; public health genomics; sun safety; survivorship/supportive care; and tobacco control.

Contact: National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20892-8322, Telephone: (800) 422-6237 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (301) 402-0555 E-mail: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.cancer.gov Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 12-7617.

Keywords: Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Colon cancer, Decision making, Disease prevention, Evidence based medicine, Family support programs, Genomics, Human papillomavirus, Informed consent, Nutrition, Obesity, Online databases, Peer support programs, Physical activity, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Risk factors, Screening, Smoking, Sun exposure, Survivors, Tobacco use, Vaccines

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection and Environmental Education. 2008. Children's environmental health: 2008 highlights. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection and Environmental Education, 29 pp.

Annotation: This report, the eighth in an annual series, highlights the Environmental Protection Agency's recent work on protecting the health of children by addressing the environments where they work, live, and play. Topics include climate change, asthma, sun safety, air quality, pests and pesticides, lead, chemicals, environmental health indicators, environmental health disparities, lessons learned and the need for continued research, pediatric environmental health specialty units, and environmental health for child care providers.

Contact: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection, Room 2512 Ariel Rios North, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Mail Code 1107-T, Washington, DC 20004, Telephone: (202) 564-2188 Fax: (202) 564-2733 Web Site: http://www2.epa.gov/children

Keywords: Asthma, Child care providers, Child health, Environmental influences, Racial factors, Research, Sun exposure

Altshuler K, Berg M, Frazier LM, Laurenson J., Mendez W, Molgaard CA. 2003. Children's environmental exposures. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection, 25 pp. (OCHP paper series on children's health and the environment; paper 2003-3)

Annotation: This paper discusses children's exposure to environmental chemicals and other agents, such as radiation, sunlight, and infectious organisms. It focuses on how patterns of exposure differ between children and adults and on the implications of these differences for children's environmental health. The environmental section discusses factors affecting children's exposure such as their limited diet, behaviors unique to children, how and where children spend their time, and the impact of stature. The next section focuses on physiological factors in that affect absorption and intake of environmental pollutants, discussing enhanced absorption of contaminants, blood volume and organ size, distribution of contaminants in blood and body fluids, biotransformation processes, energy metabolism, and excretion and elimination. Conclusions and extensive references conclude the paper. Statistical information is presented in tables and charts throughout the report

Contact: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection, Room 2512 Ariel Rios North, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Mail Code 1107-T, Washington, DC 20004, Telephone: (202) 564-2188 Fax: (202) 564-2733 Web Site: http://www2.epa.gov/children

Keywords: Child health, Child safety, Environmental exposure, Environmental pollution, Prevention, Research, Sun exposure

Denton MA, Hadjukowski-Ahmed M, O'Connor M, Zeytinoglu IU, eds. 1999. Women's voices in health promotion. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars' Press, 317 pp.

Annotation: This book focuses on women's health promotion in five areas: recognition of women's voices and perspectives on theoretical and methodological implications in medical research; women workers in health and social services agencies; women with disabilities; immigrant, refugee, and minority women; and women's issues across the lifespan. Topics include research in promoting women's health issues and treatment, by applying a feminist participatory framework within academic communities nationwide. Topics include medical, social and cultural factors encountered by women across social, ethnic, and economic level in society and the workforce.

Contact: Canadian Scholars' Press Inc., 180 Bloor Street West, Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2V6, Telephone: (416) 929-2774 E-mail: info@cspi.org Web Site: http://www.cspi.org/ Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 1-55130-152-0.

Keywords: Breast cancer, Case studies, Consumer education materials, Cultural factors, Disabilities, Feminism, Health promotion, Homosexuality, Legal issues, Life cycle, Mental health, Skin cancer, Social factors, Sun exposure, Violence, Women's health, Working women

Eliot MA. 1933. The effect of tropical sunlight on the development of bones of children in Puerto Rico: A roentgenographic and clinical study of infants and young children with special reference to rickets and related factors. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 122 pp. (Bureau publication (United States. Children's Bureau); no. 217)

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.