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Your Environment. Your Health.

Columbia University Health Sciences

Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health

Center Overview

Center Location: New York, NY

Public Health Impacts: The Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) is studying how common air pollutants called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) may affect children’s brain development and risk of obesity. Understanding how PAHs are associated with these outcomes is necessary to ensure the appropriate policies and interventions to protect children’s health.

Primary Environmental Exposures: PAHs

Primary Health Outcomes: Cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and obesity problems

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