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Our mission is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.


NIEHS maintains several newsletters in support of our ongoing research. Discover information about the scientific, policy, training and outreach efforts and activities at NIEHS to better understand the impact your environment has on your health.


NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health.

Recently Published Research

January 2024
Myositis-Associated Autoantibodies in Patients With Juvenile Myositis Are Associated With Refractory Disease and Mortality
Sherman MA, Noroozi Farhadi P, Pak K, Trieu EP, Sarkar K, Targoff IN, Neely ML, Mammen AL, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group.
February 2024
Radon Exposure and Incident Stroke Risk in the Women's Health Initiative
Buchheit SF, Collins JM, Anthony KM, Love SM, Stewart JD, Gondalia R, Huang DY, Manson JE, Reiner AP, Schwartz GG, Vitolins MZ, Schumann RR, Smith RL, Whitsel EA.
Health and Education

As a publicly-funded institute, NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public.

Popular Health Topics

Science Education

NIEHS seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health. Our website provides educators, students, and scientists access to reliable tools, resources, and classroom materials.

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