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Publication NamePublication Description
A Guide to Healthy Eating of the Fish You Catch
Health Notes on preparing fish
EPA 823-F-02-005
April 2002
Pamphlet, 6 pages
Age Healthier, Breathe Easier
Fact sheet with information for older adults and family caregivers regarding indoor air quality and asthma.
EPA 100-F-09-050
November 2009
Fact Sheet; 2 pages
Age Healthier, Breathe Easier - Chinese
Indoor air quality and asthma information for older adults and family caregivers.
EPA 100-F-04-016
April 2004
Fact Sheet; 2 pages
Air
Air pollution and how it affects your health.
ATSDR
2001
Brochure, 3 pages
America's Children and The Environment - Third Edition
America's Children and the Environment is an EPA report that presents key information on children's environmental health.
EPA 240-R-13-001
January 2013
Report, 304 pages
Assessment of Mercury in Fish Tissue from Select Lakes of Northeastern Oregon
A fish tissue study was conducted in five northeastern Oregon reservoirs to evaluate mercury concentrations in an area where elevated atmospheric mercury deposition had been predicted by a national EPA model, but where tissue data were sparse.
EPA 910-R-12-001
2012
Report, 17 pages
Asthma Home Environment Checklist, provides a list of questions and action steps to assist in identifying asthma triggers.EPA 402-F-03-030
February 2004
Flyer, 7 pages
Ayude a su niño a controlar el asma (Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma)
Es muy difícil ver a su niño enfermo. La mejor noticia es que usted puede ayudar a su niño a controlar el asma.
EPA 402-F-05-021
June 2009
Booklet, 36 pages
Breathing Freely - Controlling Asthma Triggers (English and Spanish)
To make parents and care givers aware of indoor and outdoor asthma triggers.
EPA 402-C-06-001
2006
CD ROM
Chemicals, Cancer, and You
This booklet will discuss the relationship between contact with harmful chemicals, cancer, and you.
ATSDR CS218078-A
Booklet, 12 pages
Chemicals in Schools – Community Partners,
What the community can do to help develop a school chemical cleanout program.
EPA 530-F-05-016
April 2006
Brochure; 6 pages
Chemicals in Schools – K-12 Schools,
Helping schools develop a chemical cleanout and prevention program.
EPA 530-F-05-012
April 2006
Brochure; 6 pages
Child-Specific Exposure Factors Handbook
The National Center for Environmental Assessment Staff (NCEA) have prepared this handbook to provide information on various physiological and behavioral factors commonly used in assessing children’s exposure to environmental chemicals.
EPA 600-R-06-096F
2008
CD
Children's Environmental Health
This booklet will help adults learn about the major contaminants to which their children are exposed, when they are most susceptible and why, how the children become exposed, and how they may reduce these exposures.
ATSDR
2005
Booklet, 15 pages
Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers
Your children will breath easier.
EPA 402-F-99-005
July 1999
Brochure, 6 pages
Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers (Chinese)
Your children will breath easier.
EPA 402-F-99-005A
February 1999
Brochure, 6 pages
Climate Change & Children’s Health
The effects of climate change on children's health were addressed in 1997 by Environment Leaders of the Group of Eight.
EPA 100-K-09-008
December 2009
Brochure, 8 pages
Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction - Revised 2006
Information for those who have tested their home for radon and confirmed they have elevated radon levels.
EPA 402-K-06-094
December 2006
Booklet, 17 pages
Diabetes and Environmental Hazards
Information for Older Adults and Their Caregivers
EPA 100-F-07-020
August 2007
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
Dusty, the Asthma Goldfish
An educational activity book to help parents and children learn more about asthma triggers.
EPA 402-F-04-008
February 2004
Brochure, 6 pages
Effective Control of Household Pests
Responsible pesticide use indoors
EPA 100-F-04-009
July 2004
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Effective Control of Household Pests (Chinese)
Responsible pesticide use indoors
EPA 100-F-04-018
September 2004
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Environmental Contributors to Heart and Lung Disease (Chinese)
This fact sheet summarizes environmental factors and how they can affect the health of older adults.
EPA 100-F-05-022
2005
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
Environmental Hazards Weigh Heavy on the Heart,
How environmental hazards can contribute to heart disease and stroke and how to reduce exposure.
EPA 100-F-10-034
December 2010
Fact Sheet; 4 pages
Exposure
Means you have come in contact with a chemical, and it has gotten into your body.
ATSDR
2005
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Hanford: The Psychological Dimensions of Radiation Exposure
This educational video will help clinicians understand the psychological and social effects of historical exposure to radioactive iodine from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in their patients and how it can affect the doctor-patient relationship.
ATSDR
August 2005
CD ROM
Hanford Thyroid Disease Study CD-ROM, The
The Hanford Thyroid Disease Study (HTDS) was conducted to determine if thyroid disease is increased among persons exposed as children to atmospheric releases of 131I from Hanford.
ATSDR
December 2004
CD-ROM
Health Effects of Chemical Exposure
This booklet explains some links between chemicals and other harmful substances and their possible health effects.
ATSDR CS214865-D
Booklet, 4 pages
Healthy Buildings, Healthy People.
A vision for indoor environmental quality in the 21st Century.
EPA 402-K-01-003
October 2001
Booklet; 99 pages
Healthy Indoor Painting Practices
A safety guide for residents, property managers and painters.
EPA 744-00-011
May 2000
Brochure; 5 pages
Healthy schools
Lessons for a clean educational environment
EPA 901-K-08-001
2008
Brochure, 14 pages
HealthySeat
Quick information guide to EPA's Healthy School Environments Assessment Tool (SEAT).
EPA 402-F-05-022
December 2005
Fact Sheet, 1 page
HealthySeat - Healthy School Environments Assessment Tool
Explanation of EPA's unique, free software tool to help school districts evaluate and manage their school facilities for key environmental, safety and health issues.
EPA 402-F-05-023
December 2005
Leaflet, 4 pages
Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma
This brochure provides parents and caregivers that have children with asthma the information they need to improve their children's quality of life.
EPA 402-F-04-021
November 2004
Booklet, 32 pages
Help Yourself to a Healthy Home
Protecting Your Family's Health
USDA / HUD HE-0883
2011
Booklet, 56 pages
Highlights of the Child-Specific Exposure Factors Handbook
The National Center for Environmental Assessment Staff (NCEA) have prepared this handbook to provide information on various physiological and behavioral factors commonly used in assessing children’s exposure to environmental chemicals.
EPA 600-R-08-135
2009
CD
Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
This guide is for anyone buying or selling a home who wants to learn about radon.
EPA 402-K-00-008
July 2000
Booklet, 38 pages
How to Reduce Your Exposure to Chemicals at Home, Work, and Play
This booklet suggests ways you and your family can reduce your exposure to chemicals at home, at work, and at play.
ATSDR CS214865-C
Booklet, 8 pages
How Smoke from Fires Can Affect Your Health
The biggest health threat from smoke comes from fine particles. This explains the Air Quality Index and how to protect yourself and others.
EPA 452-F-02-002
May 2003
Brochure, 1 page
Indoor Air Hazards
Homeowner tips for Healthy Air
EPA 402-K-98-002
1998
Pamphlet, 19 pages
Information for Prenatal Health Care Providers
With tips for patients on preventing and reducing exposure to air pollution
EPA 100-F-09-020
January 2010
Publication, 8 pages
Keep Your Home and Car Smoke-Free (English/Spanish)EPA 402-E-04-008
2004
Place Mat
Keep Your Paws Off Mercury
Clancy the Mercury Detecting Dog, EPA, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency teamed up to create the Keep Your Paws Off Mercury campaign to teach students across the country about mercury and its dangers.
EPA 530-H-07-001
2007
Poster
Live Learn Play
Tune in to your health and environment
EPA 100-K-04-001
October 2004
Booklet with CD, 32 pages
Make Your House A Healthy Home.
Flyer on Mold, Radon Carbon Monoxide, Smoke, Lead, Fluorescent Bulbs.
EPA 908-E-10-001
2010
Flyer; 2 pages
Make Your House A Healthy Home.
Brochure on Mold, Radon Carbon Monoxide, Smoke, Lead, Fluorescent Bulbs.
EPA 908-K-10-001
2010
Brochure; 12 pages
October is Children’s Health Month
How many tips can you follow in 21 days?
EPA 100-E-11-001
August 2012
Poster
Particle Pollution and Your Health
Airborne particles, the main ingredient of haze, smoke, and airborne dust, present serious air quality problems in many areas of the United States.
EPA 452-F-03-001
September 2003
Brochure, 8 pages
Prevent Eye Damage: Protect Yourself from UV Radiation
Explains the potential effect of UV radiation and suggestions to follow to avoid damaging your eyes.
EPA 430-F-06-018
October 2006
Leaflet; 2 Pages
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Information for older adults and their caregivers.
EPA 100-F-09-001
January 2009
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
Promoting Good Prenatal Health: Air Pollution and Pregnancy Information for Prenatal Health Care Providers
With tips for patients on preventing and reducing exposure to air pollution. 8 pages full color.
EPA 100-F-09-020
January 2010
Brochure, 8 pages
Protect Children Where They Live, Learn, and PlayEPA 100-E-04-001
2004
Stickers, 1 page
Protecting Children's Health from Asbestos Exposure in Schools: What Your School and School District Should Be Doing About AsbestosEPA 910-F-08-001
2008
Brochure, 6 pages
Protect Kids From Toxics
Pamphlet on ways to protect children from toxic chemicals.
2005
Pamphlet; 7 pages
Protect Our Health From Source to Tap
National drinking water program highlights.
EPA 816-K-01-001
May 2001
Proteja los Ninos de los Toxicos
Spanish pamphlet on ways to protect children from toxic chemicals.
2011
Pamphlet; 7 pages
Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning
The purpose of the manual is to provide health professionals with recently available information on the health hazards of pesticides
currently in use, and current consensus recommendations for management of poisoning and injuries caused by them.
EPA 735-R-98-003
September 1999
Report, 238 pages
Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and the Health of Your Family (English Spanish)
Keeping a smoke-free home for health’s sake.
EPA 402-F-06-004
March 2006
Brochure; 3 pages
Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments Action Card
Top ten ways to make your school healthier.
USEPA
2012
Card, 2 pages
Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments
Cost-effective, affordable measures to protect the health of students and staff.
EPA 908-R-12-0001
July 2012
Booklet, 26 pages
Sensitive Populations and Chemical Exposure
Some people cannot tolerate chemical exposure as well as others. This booklet discusses what chemical exposure means for these populations.
ATSDR CS214865-B
Booklet, 4 pages
Should I Eat The Fish I Catch (Cambodian, English, Korean, Laotian, Vietnamese)
A guide to healthy eating of the fish you catch
EPA 823-F-98-018
1998
Brochure, 8 pages
Smoke Free Home Pledge: Planning Guide for Pledge Events (English and Spanish)
Smoking cessation. Nicotine addiction > Treatment. Hábito de fumar. Hábito de fumar.
Smoke-Free homes program
EPA 402-C-04-001
2004
CD ROM
Soil (English/Spanish)
What is soil? Why is it so important? How does it become polluted? How are we affected by contaminants in soil? What can I do to lessen my exposure to contaminated soil?
ATSDR
2003
Brochure, 3 pages
Summertime Safety: Keeping Kids Safe From Sun and Smog, Fact sheet about the UV and air quality indexes and actions you can take to protect kids and yourself.EPA 430-F-06-012
July 2006
Fact Sheet; 2 pages
Sunscreen: The Burning Facts, How does UV radiation affect my skin? What are the risks?EPA 430-F-06-013
September 2006
6 Pages
The Health Care Guide to Pollution Prevention Implementation
through Environmental Management Systems - Provides example EMS procedures and forms used in four ISO 14001 EMS certified hospitals.
EPA 625-C-05-003
2005
CD
The Sun, UV, and You: A Guide to SunWise Behavior
SunWise Protection Tips
EPA 430-K-06-002
September 2006
Booklet; 12 pages
Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Risks (English and Spanish)
Suggestions for protecting children from environmental risks.
EPA 100-F-02-004
2002
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Tips to protect children from environmental risks (Spanish)
Suggestions for protecting children from environmental risks.
EPA 100-F-04-012
2004
Growth Chart, 1 page
Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Risks
Growth Chart for kids of all ages.
EPA 100-F-04-013
2004
Growth Chart, 1 page
ToxProfiles & ToxFAQs (English and Spanish)
Focuses on frequently asked questions (FAQs) about health effects from exposure to specific substances found at hazardous waste sites.
ATSDR
2008
CD ROM
Tribal Nations Children's Environmental Health Resource Guide
List of resources
U.S. EPA Region 10
August 2007
Booklet, 19 pages
Tribal Waste Journal – Methamphetamine
Threatening the health and environment of Tribal Communities
EPA 530-N-08-001
2008
Journal, 19 pages
Water Works: Information for Older Adults and Family Caregivers, Fact sheet. Learn how to protect your health by reducing or eliminating exposure to contaminants in water.EPA 100-F-05-042
December 2005
Fact Sheet; 4 pages
Water Works: Information for Older Adults and Family Caregivers (Chinese)
Fact sheet. Learn how to protect your health by reducing or eliminating exposure to contaminants in water.
EPA 100-F-07-001
2007
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish
Advice for women who might become pregnant, women who are pregnant, nursing mothers, and young children.
EPA 823-F-04-009
2004
Brochure, 6 pages
What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish (Chinese)
Advice for women who might become pregnant, women who are pregnant, nursing mothers, and young children.
EPA 823-F-06-004
2006
Brochure, 6 pages
Women and Environmental Health
Information for Older Adults and Their Caregivers
EPA 100-F-07-028
October 2007
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
Your Child's Environmental Health
This booklet helps parents understand how a child's body may be susceptible to the pollutants in subsistence foods and their everyday environment and how to keep their children safe.
ATSDR
Booklet, 17 pages
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