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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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.

Highlighted Events

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

April 2023
Chronic Inhalation Exposure to Antimony Trioxide Exacerbates the MAPK Signaling in Alveolar Bronchiolar Carcinomas in B6C3F1/N Mice
Ton TT, Hong HL, Kovi RC, Shockley KR, Peddada SD, Gerrish KE, Janardhan KS, Flake G, Stout MD, Sills RC, Pandiri AR
February 2023
Air Pollution and Decreased Bone Mineral Density Among Women's Health Initiative Participants
Prada D, Crandall CJ, Kupsco A, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Stewart JD, Liao D, Yanosky JD, Ramirez A, Wactawski-Wende J, Shen Y, Miller G, Ionita-Laza I, Whitsel EA, Baccarelli AA
Health & 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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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere.

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