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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Rocking It: Long-Term Research Has Sights on More Sustainable Mining
Mineral mining generates the largest waste stream on the planet. NIEHS-funded researchers are studying how to improve abandoned and active mine site remediation and environmental health in the Southwest.

Iron King Mine

Developmental PFAS Exposures Affect Bone Health, Study Suggests
Exposure to PFAS during early childhood may impact bone development, according to NIEHS-funded researchers.

group of children enjoying water activities, fishing, and boating

Voices From the Field: Investigating Exposures to Chemical and Non-Chemical Stressors on Mother and Child Health in Suriname
Postdoctoral fellow Anisma Gokoel leverages her knowledge of her home country to study heavy metals and their influence on children.

Keeping #OurHearts Healthy
February is American Heart Month. Watch this video by The Heart Truth, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, for ways to stay heart healthy.

Advancing Knowledge of Ciguatoxin, a Natural Marine Neurotoxin Found in Seafood
Alison Robertson, co-investigator of the NIEHS/NSF Greater Caribbean Center for Ciguatera Research, studies the effects of ciguatera and ciguatoxin poisoning in marine food webs.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers.