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carbon monoxide  health  asthma  kids  environment  water  radon  EMF  x-rays  environmental exposures  ozone  arsenic  mercury  environmental health  pollution  lead poisoning  nature  MRI  quotations 

Educational information for kids about pollution is presented by NIEHS.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Parks and Health: Aligning Incentives to Create Innovations in Chronic Disease Prevention - CDC

prevention  CDC  parks  obesity  physical activity  mental health  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  green space  nature 

Federal, state, and local park agencies across the nation have faced budget cuts in recent years as a result of the economic downturn and sequestration, resulting in park closures, reduced hours, staffing cuts, and deferred maintenance. For example, California faced closure of 70 state parks in 2012 to trim $22 million from the strapped state budget. Although most parks were saved by contributions from various partners, future funding remains tenuous. Perhaps the initial proposal to shutter 25% of California’s state parks to save 0.14% of the state budget deficit would not have been made if we valued these lands not only for recreation and conservation but also as a critical public health resource. With health care reform shifting incentives toward prevention, now is the time to look for low-cost, high-yield wellness opportunities, such as those offered by parks and other green spaces.

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