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Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

... a rash," Dr. Frederick W. Miller, chief of the environmental Autoimmunity Group at the National Institute of environmental Health Sciences, said in a news release. ... SOURCE: U.S. National Institute of environmental Health Sciences, news release, July 30, ...

DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice

... Schettler, science director of the Science & environmental Health Network. "The mechanistic information is ... in children. More information The U.S. environmental Protection Agency has more on DEET. ... Schettler, M.D., science director, Science & environmental Health Network; Paul Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc., ...

DaVita Only Dialysis Provider Named on EPA's FORTUNE 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

... announced the company has been ranked 39th on the environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) FORTUNE 500 List as ... of green power, DaVita is committed to superior environmental choices compared to companies who utilize ... Village Green, a program designed to reduce the environmental impact of the company's business practices. ...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... study by researchers at the National Institute of environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National ... Frederick W. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, ... research that they develop after one or more environmental exposures in genetically susceptible people," ...

Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference

... interventions focusing on policy and environmental changes Advocacy for public policies that ... to clinical prevention but goes beyond that to environmental and policy changes that make healthy food ... and control of obesity through policy and environmental change and focuses on four intervention settings: ...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

... -- The following is being issued by the environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their ... citations from the United States environmental Protection Agency (EPA) against Midwest ...

Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease

... not surprise Deborah Cory-Slechta, a professor of environmental medicine at the University of Rochester Medical ... Richard A. Fenske, Ph.D., associate chair, environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of ... Seattle; Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D., professor, environmental medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center; ...

Miller-McCune Magazine Wins Environmental Journalism Prize

... July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of environmental Journalists has named Valerie Brown's article for ... complicated scientific details surrounding how environmental impacts can affect future generations of animals ... and most comprehensive awards for journalism on environmental topics." About Miller-McCune: ...

Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification

... nation in the world by volume. Due to fishing and environmental pressures (El Nino events), the Peruvian anchovy ... that a well-managed fishery can withstand certain environmental pressures. "The Peruvian Anchovy Association ... In recognition of their crucial roles as environmental leaders, companies like Unilever and Wal-Mart ...

American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping

... -- The Teamsters Union filed a complaint with the environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis ... not engaging in practices that violate health or environmental regulations," said James P. Hoffa, Teamsters ... the letter or spirit of state or federal environmental laws. "Frontline Red Cross blood drive ...

Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ

... P. Perera, a professor in the department of environmental health sciences with the Mailman School of Public ... as director of the Columbia Center for Children's environmental Health -- reports the findings online July 20 and ... Michael Jerrett, an associate professor of environmental health sciences with the School of Public Health ...

Teen Behaviors Stem From Genetics, Environment

... problems are influenced by both genetic and environmental factors, a new study finds. "In the past, research on genetic and environmental influences on behavior was often conducted in ... were interested in genetic effects, others in environmental effects. We now know that both genetic ...

Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's Environmental Ministry Present 'Ciudades Mas Limpias de Mexico' and 'Recicla 2009' Anti-Litter and Recycling Contests

... Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's environmental Ministry published today the official guidelines ... projects to seek solutions to pressing social and environmental problems, including the successful anti-litter ... action. On May 31, Grupo Salinas employees, the environmental Ministry and society at large collected more than ...

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health Works with Thomson Reuters to Help Identify and Track Illnesses Related to Harmful Algal Blooms

... for Disease Control's (CDC) National Center for environmental Health to support development of the CDC's ... data on human and animal health and on the environmental effects of harmful algal blooms (HABs). As part of the project, the National Center for environmental Health developed new case definitions for HAB ...

BioMed Realty Trust Completes $350 Million Financing for Center for Life Science Boston

... About LEED(R) The Leadership in Energy and environmental Design (LEED(R)) Green Building Rating System(TM) ... potential liability for uninsured losses and environmental contamination; risks associated with the ... amended, and possible adverse changes in tax and environmental laws; and risks associated with the company's ...

SensoTech Awarded Wireless Temperature Monitoring Contract By Amerinet

... SensoTech Inc, a market leader in environmental Monitoring solutions for the Healthcare Industry, ... RFID Wireless Temperature monitoring and other environmental monitoring solutions, are now available to more ... 25, 2009 -- SensoTech Inc, a market leader in environmental Monitoring solutions for the Healthcare Industry, ...

Toray to establish water treatment R&D center at NTU in Singapore

... NEWRI is the progression of NTU's efforts in environmental and water technologies (EWT) wherein these ... Technology Centre (SMTC) and Institute of environmental Science and Engineering (iESE). "Toray's ... and our interest to translate cutting-edge environmental and water technologies research results into ...

xpedx Shows U.S. Property Managers and Owners How to Achieve Building Health and Environmental Goals Without Increasing Total Cleaning Costs

... of tools that help facility managers meet their environmental goals. Top among these are the xpedx environmental Solutions portfolio and new green reporting ... own brands, Regency and Reliable. The xpedx environmental Solutions portfolio, available now, is a ...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Receives Recovery Funds for New Healthy Homes Program

... to implement a new program aimed at improving the environmental safety of foster homes in Erie and Philadelphia. ... to assess foster homes in those two cities for environmental dangers and offer education, and in some cases ... Homes Foster Care Program will receive a complete environmental home assessment, which includes the ...

Top Obama Administration Officials to Engage Latino Leaders on Critical Policy Issues in Los Angeles This Week

... Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on environmental Quality; Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary of ... Nancy Sutley , Chair, The White House Council on environmental Quality Panelists: Dr. Manuel Pastor , ... Nancy Sutley, Chair, The White House Council on environmental Quality Plenary: Latinos and ...

BioMed Realty Trust Closes New $18 Million Secured Loan

... About LEED(R) The Leadership in Energy and environmental Design (LEED(R)) Green Building Rating System(TM) ... potential liability for uninsured losses and environmental contamination; risks associated with the ... amended, and possible adverse changes in tax and environmental laws; and risks associated with the company's ...

Study Refutes Depression Gene Finding

... how that brain is wired to respond to environmental factors. We're at the very primitive stages of ... schizophrenia. The likely reason: The genetic and environmental interactions are both more subtle and more ... a research strategy that tries to tie genes with environmental factors may be fraught with danger, but that ...

Report: Asbestos Litigation Disaster for Investors Could Be Repeated With Nanotechnology Unless SEC and FASB Close Eight Major Loopholes Now Preventing Honest Disclosures

... Investor environmental Health Network Analysis Finds Disturbing ... according to a major new report from the Investor environmental Health Network (IEHN). Nanotechnologies are now ... agency representative, White House Council on environmental Quality, said: "While billions of dollars have ...

Newborn weights affected by environmental contaminants

... male fetus.If the exposure of pregnant women to environmental contaminants that diminish the action of male ... of growing endocrine disruption related to environmental contaminants. Contaminants found in plastic ... the importance of probing the impact of environmental contaminants on the health of mothers and fetuses ...

Climate's Impacts on Water, Health are Critical Challenges

... will examine the potential unintended health and environmental consequences of alternative energy options, ... Since 1994, the Wilson Center's environmental Change and Security Program has explored the connections among environmental challenges and their links to conflict and ...

Association found between Parkinson's disease and pesticide exposure in French farm workers

... cases it is believed to involve a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility. ... PD. "Our findings support the hypothesis that environmental risk factors such as professional pesticide ... raises the question about the role of lower-level environmental exposure through air, water and food, and ...

Is your environment damaging your health? New center aims to find out

... including children and the elderly, and how environmental factors outside their control could be increasing ... College to address a range of challenging environmental issues which contribute to the chronic disease ... facility, capable of assessing the impact of environmental factors on human health, which will greatly ...

Environmental pollution increases the risk of liver disease

... that there is a previously unrecognized role for environmental pollution in liver disease in the general U.S. ... that some of these cases may be attributable to environmental pollution, even after adjusting for obesity, ... also plan to examine the additive effects of environmental pollutants on liver disease in children and ...

Landauer Names Douglas R. Gipson Chief Nuclear Executive

... for both DTE's industrial safety program and its environmental affairs, which included management of the environmental engineering and construction unit. In addition ... analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure. For more than 50 years, the ...

Air Products' 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report Now Available

... solutions to our customers' pressing energy, environmental and emerging market needs, and within our own ... health, safety and security information and environmental performance data ... them drive energy efficiency, reduce their environmental footprint and produce products with improved ...

Consorta Receives Practice Greenhealth Champion for Change Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

... presented the award at the Practice Greenhealth environmental Excellence Awards, held in conjunction with ... is a landmark initiative to improve the environmental performance of the healthcare industry. This is ... for Consorta, who oversees the organization's environmental initiatives, added, "Consorta continues to work ...

Novel approach estimates nanoparticles in environment

... Robichaud, graduate student in civil and environmental engineering at Duke's Pratt School of ... analysis were published online in the Journal of environmental Science and Technology . Robichaud found it ... said Mark Wiesner, professor of civil and environmental engineering and senior member of the research ...

Parata Earns Pharmacy Industry's First-Ever GREENGUARD Certification for Indoor Air Quality

... May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GREENGUARD environmental Institute announced today it has granted the ... said Dr. Marilyn Black, founder of the GREENGUARD environmental Institute. The GREENGUARD Certification ... Testing was conducted in a dynamic environmental chamber where Parata RDS was operated to simulate ...

Broadlane Receives Environmental Award for Excellence

... and healthcare partnering organizations, at the environmental Excellence Awards today in Chicago, Illinois at ... others who are committed to improving their environmental performance. "This award is a ... actively seeks to contract with suppliers who are environmental stewards and provide environmentally preferable ...

Kaiser Permanente Wins National Awards for Commitment to Environmental Health

... consecutive year, for its leadership in improving environmental performance in the health care sector. Kaiser ... at CleanMed 2009, a global conference for environmental leaders in health care. The award, which recognizes health systems that have worked to gather environmental data, set goals, and encourage eco-friendly ...

Activeion Cleaning Solutions, LLC Joins National Health Organization Supporting Environmental Practices

... announce that it has increased its commitment to environmental sustainability by joining Practice Greenhealth, a ... care field who are engaged in reducing their environmental footprints. (Logo: ... among the healthcare community to reduce its environmental impact. "We are committed to reducing the ...

Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards

... responsible healthcare, has announced its 2009 environmental Excellence Award winners. These competitive ... for outstanding programs to reduce the facility's environmental footprint. Fletcher Allen Health Care of ... highest award by being admitted to the environmental Leadership Circle, which honors facilities that ...

Environmental Monitoring Guide for Hospital Administrators Now Available From Dickson

... can now obtain a comprehensive technical guide on environmental monitoring from Dickson Company -- "Hospital environmental Monitoring -- What You Need to Know About ... can now obtain a comprehensive technical guide on environmental monitoring from Dickson Company -- ...

Town Hall Meeting to Be Held on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 to Educate and Empower Garfield Residents on Medical and Legal Issues Related to Chromium Contamination

... and property damage resulting from corporate environmental contamination can be catastrophic. On Wednesday, ... to chromium contamination. environmental and occupational medicine specialist Dr. Michael ... The attorneys, along with their co-counsel, environmental trial lawyers Fidelma Fitzpatrick (DC, MA, NY, ...

Travel Bed Bug Kit Available for 2009 Summer Travel Season

... PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell environmental Services (BES) , a full-service pest management ... Bell environmental Services' Travel Bed Bug Kit contains a 6 ounce ... travel item this summer and beyond. Bell environmental Services is located at 229 New Road, Parsippany, ...
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