April 7, 2000
7 Apr 2000: Links and Ideas for Earth Day, April 22, 2000
See - Journal Publishes Experts' Call for Health Protection from Global Warming (http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2000/108p367-376patz/abstract.html) (http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2000/108p367-376patz/abstract.html).
See: Family Guide--20 Easy Steps to Personal Environmental Health Now. For a rhyming teen version - see Read the Label Mabel .
Environmental health and science on the Web:
For authentic information on environmental health issues, your readers can reach the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/) (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/) (a part of the National Institutes of Health (http://www.nih.gov) ) and the National Toxicology Program (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/) .
The NIEHS also has a Kid's Site.
News features from the NIEHS' journal Environmental Health Perspectives (http://www.ehponline.org/) (http://www.ehponline.org/).
Tour of laboratories, with employees giving out dogwood seedlings - since plants help clean the air and provide shade from solar radiation - at 1 p.m., April 20, in Research Triangle Park, N.C. (For details, call Tom Hawkins, (919) 541-1402). Maps to the main campus (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/index.cfm) (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/index.cfm) are available on the web.
Environmental Health Institute to Celebrate Earth Day with Open House April 20 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april13/index.cfm)
First Awards Made in NIH Effort to Understand How Genes Affect People's Responses to Medicines (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april04/index.cfm)