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Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP)
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/home.action
Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field.


Mount Sinai Childrens Environmental Health Center
http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/children/areas-of-care/childrens-environmental-health-center
Importance of Children's Environmental Health
In many ways, children in America today are healthier than ever before. Thanks to safe drinking water, wholesome food, decent housing, vaccines, and antibiotics, our children lead longer, healthier lives than the children of any previous generation. They no longer face polio, smallpox, measles, yellow fever, cholera, and the other infectious diseases – the plagues of generations past.


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
http://niehs.nih.gov/
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) . The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.


Breast Cancers Fund's Falling Age of Puberty Age in US Girls 
http://www.breastcancerfund.org/media/publications/falling-age-of-puberty
Girls get their first periods today, on average, a few months earlier than did girls 40 years ago, but they get their breasts one to two years earlier. Over the course of a few decades, the childhoods of U.S. girls have been significantly shortened. What does this mean for girls today and their health in the future?


Environmental Working Group (EWG)
http://www.ewg.org
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers, and computer programmers look at government data, legal documents, scientific studies and laboratory tests to expose threats to human health and the environment, and to find solutions.


Environmental Health News
http://environmentalhealthnews.org
EnvironmentalHealthNews.org, a foundation-funded journalism organization founded in 2002, is published daily.  Our daily e-letter, Above The Fold, is available for free.
The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news about a variety of subjects related to the environment and health of humans, wildlife and ecosystems.


National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov
Tox Town is designed to provide information on everyday locations where toxic chemicals are found, such as at home, work, school, and recreational areas. Tox Town uses color, graphics, sound, and animation to enhance learning about the connections between health and the environment.


Baby Green Genes Marketplace
http://www.birthdefects.org/directory/
A Directory of green, safer, earth-friendly and organic alternatives for products you need to take care of your family, home and garden.


Clean Air Revival, Inc.
http://www.burningissues.org
Clean Air Revival is a volunteer organization dedicated to research and education on particulate aerosol pollution. BurningIssues.org educates the public about the hazards of exposure to wood smoke and other fine particulate pollution.


Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE)
http://www.healthandenvironment.org
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is a diverse partnership of individuals and organizations working collectively to advance knowledge and effective action to address growing concerns about the links between human health and environmental factors.


Mount Sinai Medical Center
http://www.mountsinai.org
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


 

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX)
http://www.endocrinedisruption.org
TEDX’s mission is to prevent damage to individuals from the moment they are conceived through the balance of their lives by chemicals that can alter how their bodies are formed and function. TEDX implements this mission by seeking out, selecting, organizing, reviewing, and interpreting scientific research relevant to chemicals that cause harm at low doses and/or at ambient exposure.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
http://www.safecosmetics.org
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition of public health, educational, religious, labor, women’s, environmental, and consumer groups. Their goal is to protect the health of the consumer and workers by requiring the health and beauty industry to phase out the use of chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, and other health problems and to replace them with safer alternatives.


Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN)
http://www.sehn.org
Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN) was founded by a consortium of North American environmental organizations concerned about the misuse of science and the failure to protect the environment and human health. In the US, SEHN has been the leading proponent of the Precautionary Principle as a new basis for environmental and public health policy. SEHN engages communities and governments in the effective application of science to protect and restore human and environmental health.


National Geographic's "Green Guide"
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/green-guide/
The Green Guide is a part of the National Geographic website dedicated to preservation of our environment through Green Living, with articles dedicated to Green Home & Garden, Travel & Transportation and Food Buying Guides.


World Wildlife Fund 
http://www.worldwildlife.org/
For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.