New Research Highlights Health Effects of Pesticides on Mothers and Their Children
The Infants’ Environmental Health Study has made inroads in evaluating pesticide-related health risks in mothers and infants living in banana-growing areas in Costa Rica.
Microplastics May Increase Risk for Obesity
Human exposure to microplastics and plastic additives may be linked to an increased risk for obesity, according to a study funded by NIEHS.
Voices From the Field: Finding Links Between Nutrition and Global Maternal Health
Anita Subramanian, Ph.D., visiting fellow at NIEHS, describes how research on vitamin D could inform strategies to improve maternal health.
Climate, Food, and Nutrition
In this podcast episode, we speak with plant physiologist Lewis Ziska, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental health sciences at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Worker Training Workshop Increases Awareness of Climate Change Challenges
The NIEHS Worker Training Program sought to increase awareness of the effects climate change may have on occupational health and hazards.
Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2022
June 20 – 24, 2022
Pretoria, South Africa and online
National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Conference
August 29 – September 1, 2022
St. Paul, MN and online
34th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)
September 18 – 21, 2022
Athens, Greece and online
International Society for Exposure Science (ISES) Annual Meeting
September 25 – 29, 2022
Infectious Disease Science of America IDWeek 2022
October 19 – 23, 2022
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2022 Annual Meeting
October 30 – November 3, 2022
American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo
November 6 – 9, 2022