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Pesticides

health  research  science  food  environment  workers  environmental agents  pesticides  occupational exposures  insects  farm  jobs  weeds 

A pesticide is any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life that are considered to be pests.

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Obesogens

health  research  science  environment  weight  overweight  gene  conditions and diseases  obesogens  obese 

Scientists are exploring the role that chemicals may play in weight gain and obesity.

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Aloe Vera

health  science  environment  skin  aloe vera  aloin 

Aloe is a succulent plant widely used in alternative medicine.

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Flame Retardants

health effects  chemicals  health  research  science  environment  exposure  flame retardants  PBDE's  TBBPA  HBCD  OPFR's 

Flame retardants are chemicals that are added or applied to materials in order to slow or prevent the start/growth of fire. They have been used in many consumer and industrial products since the 1970s, to decrease the ability of materials to ignite.

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Enfermedades Provocadas por el Ambiente de A a Z

health  research  science  environment  medio ambiente  enfermedades  spanish 

El AIRE, el AGUA, el SOL, el POLVO, las PLANTAS y los ANIMALES, las SUSTANCIAS QUíMICAS y los METALES de nuestro MUNDO... Sustentan la vida.

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Website De la Educación De la Ciencia De la Salud De Environnmental

health  research  science  environment  lesson plans  science education  instituto nacional de las ciencias de salud ambiental  spanish  teacher  teaching 

El programa de extensión educacional es un mecanismo que ayuda lograr la misión del Instituto Nacional de las Ciencias de Salud Ambiental.

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Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs)

health  science  exposure  Perfluorinated Chemicals  PFCs  envionment  manufactured compounds 

Many of us have probably seen news stories about something commonly referred to as PFCs or perfluorochemicals. You may not know exactly what they are, but can probably guess that they have something to do with the environment and your health. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency testing program headquartered at NIEHS, are studying many of these compounds.

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Pollen

health  research  science  asthma  allergens  environment  allergy  environmental agents  ragweed pollen  grass pollen  tree pollen  irritants  breathing  breath  flowers  weeds  tree 

Ragweed and other weeds such as curly dock, lambs quarters, pigweed, plantain, sheep sorrel and sagebrush are some of the most prolific producers of pollen allergens

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