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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

For more information about this archival news release, please contact Robin Mackar(, News Director, Office of Communications & Public Liaison( at (919) 541-0073 or by email at

April 7, 2000
Bill Grigg
(301) 402-3378

7 Apr 2000: Links and Ideas for Earth Day, April 22, 2000

Story ideas:
See - Journal Publishes Experts' Call for Health Protection from Global Warming ( (

New Publications:
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 ( ( (a part of the National Institutes of Health  ( ) and the National Toxicology Program ( .

The NIEHS also has a Kid's Site.


News features from the NIEHS' journal Environmental Health Perspectives ( (


Open House:
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 ( ( are available on the web.

Environmental Health Institute to Celebrate Earth Day with Open House April 20 (

First Awards Made in NIH Effort to Understand How Genes Affect People's Responses to Medicines (

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