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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Renewed NIEHS Program Focuses on Climate Change, Oceans, and Human Health
The NIEHS Oceans and Human Health program researches ocean pollution and its impact on human health.

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Using Intervention Research to Improve Health in Indigenous Communities
Intervention research and community-based participatory research can help reduce health disparities in Indigenous communities, according to a recent article funded by NIEHS and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Voices From the Field: Linking the Local Soil and Gut Microbiomes to Children’s Health in Western Kenya
Mariah Coley, Ph.D. candidate and Fogarty International Scholar, brings her connection to rural life to her international research experiences on soil microbiomes and childhood diarrheal diseases.

The Promise of Planetary Health
Watch an engaging video presented by the Planetary Health Alliance describing the importance of planetary health, which emphasizes the interconnectedness of human health and the health of the planet.

NIEHS Redesignated as WHO Collaborating Centre
NIEHS announces redesignation as a WHO Collaborating Centre through 2025.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers.