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Health & Education

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As a publicly-funded institute, the NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public. The sections below organize this information into some of the most useful categories.


Brochures & Fact Sheets

Looking for information about NIEHS or environmental health research? The Brochures & Fact Sheets page allows browsers to search using several topic areas, such as title, environmental agent, or disease.


Environmental Health Topics

This section provides an A to Z alphabetical listing of major health topics that are related to or affected by environmental exposures. Pages under this section provide access to a range of information the NIEHS makes available on each of the listed topics.


Science Education

The NIEHS has had a longtime commitment to educating the next generation of scientists, as well as instilling in all students an understanding of the connection between human and environmental health. This section provides access to K-12 educational materials, tools, and programs created through NIEHS funding.  


Kids' Pages 

The NIEHS Kids' Pages ( (http://www.niehs.nih.govhttp://edit:9992/Rhythmyx/assembler/render?sys_authtype=0&sys_variantid=787&sys_revision=1&sys_contentid=7456&sys_context=0) provide fun and engaging activities, songs, stories, jokes, and other resources designed to introduce children to the concept of how they interact with their environment and how the environment may affect their health. Children and parents are encouraged to access and enjoy the site together.

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