The Truth about Mold: Preventing Summertime Risks and Beyond

Mold is a common household nuisance and is found both inside and outside in varying amounts. For some people, mold and its spores...

Aug 14, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New Article: Insights on Improving Children’s Environmental Health

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network recently released a new article titled “Children’s Environmental Health:...

    Dec 20, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and...

    Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global...

    Sep 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Call for Proposals: 2017 CEHN Research Conference

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) welcomes the submission of abstracts and session proposals for the 2017...

    Sep 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Calling for Nominations: CEHN NOW Youth Award

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is accepting nominations for its NOW Youth Leadership Award through 4:00 PM...

    May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • CDC Provides New Statistics on the Prevalence of Disability in Children

    By Erin Linden, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow New findings were published on March 11, 2016 in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality...

    Apr 04, 2016 | Guest Author

  • Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

    We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live. And though we...

    Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

    Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats that come from...

    Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • The Truth about Mold: Preventing Summertime Risks and Beyond

    Mold is a common household nuisance and is found both inside and outside in varying amounts. For some people, mold and its spores cause very few problems, while for others it can be devastating—even life threatening. In the U.S., there are over two million children with chronic and other serious conditions that are at higher […]

    Aug 14, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New Article: Insights on Improving Children’s Environmental Health

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network recently released a new article titled “Children’s Environmental Health: Homes of Influence” featured in the December 2016 issue of the Environmental Health Perspectives journal. The publication discusses the potential positive impact of “homes of influence” (i.e. individuals, organizations, government entities,...

    Dec 20, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and Third-Hand Smoke

    Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global recognition of critical environmental health issues. Past themes have focused on raising awareness about protecting children’s environmental health, addressing environmental health inequalities, and preparing for emerging environmental health risks and challenges....

    Sep 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Call for Proposals: 2017 CEHN Research Conference

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) welcomes the submission of abstracts and session proposals for the 2017 Children’s Environmental Health Translational Research Conference: New Challenges, taking place on April 5-7, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. This “biennial research conference is the premier event for researchers in the children’s environmental health field to...

    Sep 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Calling for Nominations: CEHN NOW Youth Award

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is accepting nominations for its NOW Youth Leadership Award through 4:00 PM ET on July 15, 2016. Created as part of CEHN’s 20th anniversary celebration in 2012, in honor of Executive Director Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, this award recognizes young people taking on a leadership role in the field of environmental health. […]

    May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    CDC Provides New Statistics on the Prevalence of Disability in Children

    By Erin Linden, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow New findings were published on March 11, 2016 in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that indicates significant associations of early childhood mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders (MBDDs) with socio-demographic factors and environmental influences. The report relies on statistics collected as part of the 2011-2012...

    Apr 04, 2016 | Guest Author

    Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

    We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live. And though we are all susceptible, the level of risk experienced is not equal: For children, these threats pose an even greater risk to health than they do for adults. Children are a […]

    Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

    Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats that come from within. As the United States continues to experience increasing numbers of severe weather events and national foodborne illness outbreaks, the nation’s environmental health is pushed front and center. Addressing environmental health issues such as climate...

    Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

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