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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Your Environment. Your Health.

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Working Toward the President’s Climate and Health Equity Goals
The Department of Health and Human Services promotes equity in public health efforts in the face of climate change.

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Urban Design Plays Important Role in Children’s Well-being
Characteristics of urban environments — green spaces, traffic density, and land use — may play a key role in influencing children’s engagement in healthy behaviors, according to a new study by Fernández-Barrés, et. al.

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Voices From the Field: Searching for Ties Between Environmental Exposures and Vaccine Response
A commitment to eradicating infectious diseases inspired immunologist Ouambo Fotso Hervé to study links between exposure to per- and polyfluoralkyl substances and immune response to hepatitis B vaccination.

NIEHS Environmental Health Perspectives Climate Change Collection
Explore this collection of climate change and health research papers. Publications highlight the diverse challenges the world faces in a changing climate and cover a wide range of topics, from food and water security to adaptation models.

NIEHS-sponsored Workshop Offers Insight Into the International Collaborations Shaping Disaster Research Worldwide
Disaster researchers convened in Seattle, offer lessons on how international partnerships are critical to preparing for the threat of natural disasters.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers.