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Poisons: Poisons (General) | Bites and Stings | Environmental Health | Food Poisoning | Household Poisons | Poisonous Plants


Environmental Health

(Jump to: Organizations | Overviews | Air Pollution | Drinking Water | Electromagnetic Fields | Noise Pollution

Pollutants/Toxics: General Information | Asbestos | Carbon Monoxide | Dioxin | Formaldehyde | Harmful Algae | Metals | Pesticides | Radiation | Radon | Wastes )

Organizations
National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH):CDC
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)


Overviews
Tox Town:National Library of Medicine
National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals:CDC
Environmental Health:MedlinePlus


Pollutants/Toxics (General)
Pollutants/Toxics Topics:EPA
TOXMAP:National Library of Medicine
ToxMystery:National Library of Medicine [for Kids]
Public Health Statements (Information About Contaminants Found At Hazardous Waste Sites):ATSDR
ToxFAQs™ (Frequently Asked Questions About Contaminants Found at Hazardous Waste Sites):ATSDR


Air Pollution
General Information
Air Topics:EPA
Air Pollution:MedlinePlus
Ozone
Ozone:MedlinePlus
Indoor Air Pollution
The Inside Story: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality:CPSC
Indoor Air Quality Publications:CPSC
Indoor Air Pollution:MedlinePlus


Asbestos
Asbestos in Your Home:EPA
Asbestos in Schools:EPA
Asbestos in Consumer Products:CPSC
ToxFAQs™ for Asbestos:ATSDR
Asbestos Exposure Q & A:National Cancer Institute
Asbestos:MedlinePlus


Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:eMedicine Consumer Health
Carbon Monoxide Q & A:CPSC
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:CDC
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:MedlinePlus


Dioxin
Dioxins:NIEHS
Dioxins and Their Effects on Human Health:WHO


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Drinking Water
Drinking Water and Health: What You Need to Know:EPA
Drinking Water Topics:EPA
Drinking Water:MedlinePlus


Electromagnetic Fields
What Are Electromagnetic Fields?:WHO
Electrical and Magnetic Fields:NIEHS
Magnetic Field Exposure and Cancer: Q & A:National Cancer Institute
Electromagnetic Fields:MedlinePlus


Formaldehyde
Formaldehyde:EPA
Formaldehyde and Cancer: Q & A:National Cancer Institute
ToxFAQs™ for Formaldehyde:ATSDR


Harmful Algae
Harmful Algal Blooms:CDC
Cyanobacteria:CDC
Facts About Cyanobacteria and Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms:CDC
Pfiesteria Piscicida:CDC
Red Tide:CDC


Metals
Overview
Metals as Toxins:Metals in Health and Disease
Aluminum
ToxFAQs™ for Aluminum:ATSDR
Antimony
ToxFAQs™ for Antimony and Compounds:ATSDR
Arsenic
Arsenic:MedlinePlus
Beryllium
ToxFAQs™ for Beryllium:ATSDR
Cadmium
ToxFAQs™ for Cadmium:ATSDR
Chromium
ToxFAQs™ for Chromium:ATSDR
Cobalt
ToxFAQs™ for Cobalt:ATSDR
Copper
ToxFAQs™ for Copper:ATSDR
Iron
Iron Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Lead
Lead Poisoning:Mayo Clinic
Lead:NIEHS
ToxFAQs™ for Lead:ATSDR
Lead Poisoning:MedlinePlus
Manganese
ToxFAQs™ for Manganese:ATSDR
Mercury
ToxFAQs™ for Mercury:ATSDR
Mercury:MedlinePlus
Nickel
ToxFAQs™ for Nickel:ATSDR
Selenium
ToxFAQs™ for Selenium:ATSDR
Thallium
ToxFAQs™ for Thallium:ATSDR
Tin
ToxFAQs™ for Tin and Tin Compounds:ATSDR
Vanadium
ToxFAQs™ for Vanadium and Compounds:ATSDR
Zinc
ToxFAQs™ for Zinc:ATSDR


Noise Pollution
Noise:CDC
Noise:MedlinePlus


Pesticides
Pesticides:NIEHS
Pesticides Topics:EPA


Radiation
RadTown USA:EPA
Cell Phones:FDA
Cell Phones and Cancer Risk: Q & A:National Cancer Institute
Understanding X-Rays:eMedicine Consumer Health
Radiation Exposure:MedlinePlus


Radon
Citizen's Guide to Radon:EPA
Radon and Cancer: Q & A:National Cancer Institute
ToxFAQs™ for Radon:ATSDR
Radon:MedlinePlus


Wastes
Hazardous Substances and Hazardous Waste:EPA
Wastes Topics:EPA
Hazardous Waste:MedlinePlus


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