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Your Environment. Your Health.

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Robin Mackar, M.P.H.
Writer/Media Relations Coordinator
Tel 984-287-3355
Christine Flowers, M.A.
Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Tel 919-260-9651
Fax 301-480-2978

We are committed to providing you with the most accurate and up-to-date environmental health information and we can help you:

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News Releases from NIEHS

News Releases from NIEHS-funded Researchers

  • April 25, 2022:
  • Study Suggests Black, Hispanic Women With Low Vitamin D More Likely to Develop Breast Cancer

    Among women who identified as Black/African American or Hispanic/Latina, those with low blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to develop breast cancer than those with adequate levels. In the study published by Wiley online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the link between low vitamin D and breast cancer was particularly evident among Hispanic/Latina women.

  • April 18, 2022:
  • Environment and Health Experts Gather for Wyatt Symposium April 22

    Aubrey K. Miller, senior medical advisor to the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), will present the noon keynote: "Applied Science to Address the Health Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities."

  • April 13, 2022:
  • Historically Redlined Neighborhoods Burdened by Excess Oil and Gas Wells

    Across the United States, historically redlined neighborhoods that scored lowest in racially discriminatory maps drawn by the government-sponsored Home-owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) in the 1930s had twice the density of oil and gas wells than comparable neighborhoods that scored highest.


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