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Your Environment. Your Health.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

For more information about this archival news release, please contact Robin Mackar(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/media/index.cfm), News Director, Office of Communications & Public Liaison(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/od/ocpl/index.cfm) at (919) 541-0073 or by email at rmackar@niehs.nih.gov.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 7, 2000
#00-01
NIEHS CONTACT:
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 (http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2000/108p367-376patz/abstract.html) (http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2000/108p367-376patz/abstract.html).


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 (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/).

 

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 (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)


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