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DescriptionKeywordAudienceCategoryLanguageResourceQuantity
A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/English)A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/English) (PDF) 2 pp, , 491K)
A brochure that provides a general introduction to the PEHSU network. PEHSUs offer advice and information on environmental exposures on children's health.
Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Health Care Providers, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Secondhand Smoke, WaterHealth Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBrochureN/A
A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/Spanish)A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/Spanish) (PDF) 2 pp, , 348K)
A brochure that provides a general introduction to the PEHSU network. PEHSUs offer advice and information on environmental exposures on children's health.
Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Health Care Providers, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Secondhand Smoke, WaterHealth Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsSpanishBrochureN/A
America's Children and the Environment: A First View of the Available Measures (December 2000)America's Children and the Environment: A First View of the Available Measures (December 2000) (PDF) 91 pp, , 1.1MB)
EPA 240-R-00-006
This is EPA’s first report on trends and measures reflecting environmental factors that may affect the health and well-being of children in the United States. This report represents an initial step in the identification, development, and compilation of a set of measures that fully reflect environmental factors important for children.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Global Warming, Health Care Providers, Healthy Communities, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishAmerica's Children and the Environment (ACE) Report240-R-00-006,
America's Children and the Environment: Measures of Contaminants, Body Burdens, and Illnesses (Second Edition, February 2003)America's Children and the Environment: Measures of Contaminants, Body Burdens, and Illnesses (Second Edition, February 2003) (PDF) 176 pp, , 1MB)
EPA 240-R-03-001
This report brings together quantitative information from a variety of sources to show trends in levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food, and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children; and childhood diseases that may be influenced by environmental factors.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Global Warming, Health Care Providers, Healthy Communities, Lead, Mercury, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishAmerica's Children and the Environment (ACE) Report240-R-03-001,
Child Health Champion Resource Guide (May 1999)Child Health Champion Resource Guide (May 1999) (PDF) 206 pp, , 1MB)
EPA 100-B-98-004
This resource guide was developed as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Child Health Champion Campaign, a program designed to empower local citizens and communities to take steps toward protecting their children from environmental health threats. The guide includes descriptions of 241 resources that may be of interest to communities participating in the Child Health Champion Campaign.
Activites, Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Calculator, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Ambassador, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Global Warming, Health Care Providers, Health Literacy, Healthy Communities, Highlights, Lead, Materials, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Publications, Radon, Regulations and Standards, Resources, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherOffice of Children's Health Protection Publication CatalogEnglishCatalog100-B-98-004,
Children's Environmental Health 2005: A Summary of EPA Activities (October 2005)Children's Environmental Health 2005: A Summary of EPA Activities (October 2005) (PDF) 16 pp, , 1.5MB)
EPA 100-F-05-041
A summary of EPA's Children's Environmental Health activites in 2005.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Environmental Contaminants, Highlights, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Radon, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterEducators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-05-041,
Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Asthma (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Asthma (April 2008) (PDF) 4 pp, , 622K)
EPA 100-F-08-029
This fact sheet provides information on the relationship between environment and asthma among black and African American children, as well as actions that can be taken to protect all children.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Data, Developments, Global Warming, Secondhand SmokeChildcare Providers, Health Professionals, Parents & Care Givers, OtherBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-08-029,
Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008) (PDF) 3 pp, , 308K)
EPA 100-F-08-030
This fact sheet focuses on disparities in exposure to secondhand smoke for Black and African American children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Data, Developments, Global Warming, Secondhand SmokeChildcare Providers, Health Professionals, Parents & Care Givers, OtherBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-08-030,
Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic and Latino American Children and Asthma (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic and Latino American Children and Asthma (April 2008) (PDF) 4 pp, , 336K)
EPA 100-F-08-031
This fact sheet provides information on the relationship between environment and asthma among Hispanic children, as well as actions that can be taken to protect all children.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Data, Developments, Global Warming, Secondhand SmokeChildcare Providers, Health Professionals, Parents & Care Givers, OtherBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-08-031,
Children's Environmental Health Yearbook Supplement (August 2000)Children's Environmental Health Yearbook Supplement (August 2000) (PDF) 220 pp, , 3MB)
EPA 100-R-00-0018
In June 1998, EPA published The EPA Children’s Environmental Health Yearbook, a compilation of EPA activities on children’s health. This supplement provides a summary of new projects and updates to ongoing projects described in the yearbook.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Health Care Providers, Healthy Communities, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground Papers100-R-00-0018,
Children's Environmental Health Yearbook (June 1998)Children's Environmental Health Yearbook (June 1998) (PDF) 228 pp, , 2MB)
This Yearbook represent the US EPA's current actions to protect children from environmental hazards. It contains the latest information on the unique threats environmental hazards present to children and describes EPA's efforts to combat these hazards.
Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Global Warming, Health Care Providers, Healthy Communities, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground PapersN/A
Children's Environmental Health: 2006 Report; Environment, Health, and a Focus on Children (English)Children's Environmental Health: 2006 Report; Environment, Health, and a Focus on Children (English) (PDF) 20 pp, , 3MB)
EPA 100-F-06-011
"This annual publication highlights a variety of efforts across EPA undertaken explicitly to improve the environments where children live, learn and play. We discuss recent projects to improve school environments, address indoor and outdoor air quality, and reduce exposures to chemicals and pesticides. We also highlight research, regulatory, and data development work, as well as efforts to protect children from overexposure to the sun, to train healthcare providers and to provide international leadership."
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Environmental Contaminants, Highlights, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Radon, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterEducators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-06-011,
Children's Environmental Health: 2007 Highlights (September 2007)Children's Environmental Health: 2007 Highlights (September 2007) (PDF) 30 pp, , 91K)
EPA 100-K-07-002
Since its founding in 1970, EPA’s mission has been to protect human health and the environment. This report, seventh in an annual series from the Office of Children’s Health Protection and Environmental Education, highlights the Agency’s recent work on protecting the health of children by addressing the environments where they live, learn and play.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Data, Environmental Contaminants, Highlights, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Radon, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterEducators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground Papers100-K-07-002,
Children's Environmental Health: 2008 Highlights (October 2008)Children's Environmental Health: 2008 Highlights (October 2008) (PDF) 32 pp, , 1MB)
EPA 100-K-08-004
Since its founding in 1970, EPA’s mission has been to protect human health and the environment. This report, eighth in an annual series from the Office of Children’s Health Protection and Environmental Education, highlights the Agency’s recent work on protecting the health of children by addressing the environments where they live, learn and play.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Change, Environmental Contaminants, Highlights, Lead, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Radon, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterEducators, Health Professionals, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground PapersN/A
Children's Environmental Health: A Call for Global Protection (2002)Children's Environmental Health: A Call for Global Protection (2002) (PDF) 2 pp, , 205K)
EPA 100-F-02-006
This pamphlet describes what EPA considers risks to children when setting standards.
Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Regulations and StandardsEducators, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBrochure100-F-02-006,
Children's Health and Environmental Disparities: Hipanic and Latino American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)Children's Health and Environmental Disparities: Hipanic and Latino American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008) (PDF) 2 pp, , 308K)
EPA 100-F-08-032
This fact sheet focuses on disparities in exposure to secondhand smoke for Hispanic and Latino American children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Data, Developments, Global Warming, Secondhand SmokeChildcare Providers, Health Professionals, Parents & Care Givers, OtherBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-08-032,
Climate Change & Children's Health (December 2009)Climate Change & Children's Health (December 2009) (PDF) 8 pp, , 343K)
EPA 100-K-09-008
This eight-page brochure describes the effects that climate change has on children’s health, differentiated from its effects on adults. It also provides several things you can do to prevent climate change.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Carbon Calculator, Carbon Footprint, Climate Ambassador, Climate Change, Global WarmingChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherOffice of Children's Health Protection Publication CatalogEnglishBrochure100-K-09-008,
Climate for Action PostcardClimate for Action Postcard (PDF) 2 pp, , 234 KB)
EPA 100-H-08-003
Activites, Carbon Calculator, Carbon Footprint, Climate Ambassador, Climate Change, Global Warming, SchoolsChildcare Providers, Educators, Parents & Care Givers, TeensChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishPostcard100-H-08-003,
Climate for Action Postcard (October 2008)Climate for Action Postcard (October 2008) (PDF) 2 pp, , 234K)
EPA 100-H-08-003
Join other teens in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) campaign to create a new climate for action. Download this postcard to learn how you can get involved and spread the news to others!
Carbon Calculator, Carbon Footprint, Climate Ambassador, Climate ChangeTeensOffice of Children's Health Protection Publication CatalogEnglishPostcard100-H-08-003,
EPA Office of Children’s Health Protection: Publications Catalog (August 2010)EPA Office of Children’s Health Protection: Publications Catalog (August 2010) (PDF) 24 pp, , 1.04 MB)
Publications Catalog listing Office of Children's Health Protection Publications, along with descriptions and publication information.
Activites, Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Calculator, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Climate Ambassador, Climate Change, Data, Developments, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Global Warming, Health Care Providers, Health Literacy, Healthy Communities, Highlights, Lead, Materials, Mercury, PEHSU, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Publications, Radon, Regulations and Standards, Resources, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, OtherOffice of Children's Health Protection Publication CatalogEnglishActivity BookN/A
Growth Charts (2004)Growth Charts (2004)
EPA 100-F-04-013
A growth chart with basic tips on how to help children’s ability to breathe better and avoid inhaling harmful toxins.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Chemical Management, Lead, Materials, Mercury, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, Tips for Homes, WaterAll, Childcare Providers, Educators, Parents & Care Givers, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBooklet100-F-04-013,
Growth Charts (Spanish) (2004)Growth Charts (Spanish) (2004)
EPA 100F-04-012
A growth chart with basic tips on how to help children’s ability to breathe better and avoid inhaling harmful toxins.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Chemical Management, Lead, Materials, Mercury, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Parents & Care Givers, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsSpanishBooklet100F-04-012,
Healthy Homes Action Card (English)Healthy Homes Action Card (English) (PDF) 2 pp, , 153 KB)
EPA 908-E-10-001
Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Drinking Water Contaminants, Healthy Communities, Lead, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBrochure908-E-10-001,
Healthy Homes Action Card (Spanish)Healthy Homes Action Card (Spanish) (PDF) 2 pp, , 153 MB)
EPA 908-E-10-001
Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Drinking Water Contaminants, Healthy Communities, Lead, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsSpanishBrochure908-E-10-001,
Healthy Homes Brochure (English)Healthy Homes Brochure (English) (PDF) 12 pp, , 4 MB)
EPA 908-K-10-001
Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Drinking Water Contaminants, Healthy Communities, Lead, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsEnglishBrochure908-K-10-001,
Healthy Homes Brochure (Spanish)Healthy Homes Brochure (Spanish) (PDF) 12 pp, , 3.4 MB)
EPA 908-K-10-001
Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Drinking Water Contaminants, Healthy Communities, Lead, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Tips for Homes, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care GiversBrochures and Fact SheetsSpanishBrochure908-K-10-001,
Live, Learn, Play - Tune Into Your Health and the Environment (October 2004)Live, Learn, Play - Tune Into Your Health and the Environment (October 2004) (PDF) 36 pp, , 2MB)
EPA 100-K-04-001
This colorful, engaging booklet was prepared for youth groups and provides information about how to protect yourself and your friends from harm. It includes fun activities (including a rap song) to spread the news about what you have learned and tips and resources to get more information.
Activites, Air Quality, Asthma, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Lead, Pesticides, Radon, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Children, Educators, Teens, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishActivity Book100-K-04-001,
Promoting Good Prenatal Health: Air Pollution and Pregnancy (January 2010)Promoting Good Prenatal Health: Air Pollution and Pregnancy (January 2010) (PDF) 8 pp, , 538K)
EPA 100-F-09-020
This booklet identifies common environmental exposures and provides simple steps that health care providers can recommend to pregnant women and new mothers to avoid exposure.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Chemical Management, Health Care Providers, Health Literacy, Materials, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand SmokeHealth Professionals, Parents & Care GiversChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBackground Papers100-F-09-020,
Protect Children Where They Live, Learn and Play StickersProtect Children Where They Live, Learn and Play Stickers (PDF)
Air Quality, Asthma, Lead, Mercury, Pesticides, Schools, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Parents & Care GiversChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishStickersN/A
Protect Children, Protect Our Future (2010)Protect Children, Protect Our Future (2010) (PDF) 16 pp, , 1.01 MB)
EPA 100-F-04-900
This booklet highlights risks from environmental exposure at home, school, and at play that can be reduced if care is taken to assure a healthy environment.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Children's Environmental Health Disparities, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Highlights, Lead, Mercury, Pesticides, Pregancy, Prenatal Health, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, WaterChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care Givers, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBooklet100-F-04-900,
Sensible Steps to Healthier School EnvironmentsSensible Steps to Healthier School Environments (PDF) 26 pp, , 1.8 MB)
EPA 908-R--12-0001
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Management, Drinking Water Contaminants, Environmental Contaminants, Health Literacy, Healthy Communities, Lead, Materials, Mercury, Pesticides, Pest Management, Radon, Schools, Sun ProtectionAllOther EPA PublicationsEnglishBookletN/A
Student Curriculum Posters: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment (26 posters)Student Curriculum Posters: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment (26 posters) (PDF) 52 pp, , 18.8 MB)
EPA 100-K-13-002
Activites, Air Quality, Climate Change, Pesticides, WaterChildren, EducatorsOffice of Children's Health Protection Publication CatalogEnglishPoster100-K-13-002,
Ten Tips to Protect Children From Pesticides and Lead (Bilingual – English and Spanish)Ten Tips to Protect Children From Pesticides and Lead (Bilingual – English and Spanish) (PDF) 2 pp, , 38K)
EPA 735-F-03-001
This is a bilingual (English and Spanish) two-sided, fold-out brochure (10 panels) for parents that includes tips on ways to protect children from pesticide and lead poisonings. One side is in Spanish and the other in English.
Air Pollution, Air Quality, Asthma, Lead, Mercury, Pesticides, Radon, Secondhand Smoke, Sun Protection, Tips for Homes, WaterEducators, OtherChild and Aging Health Protection Division PublicationsEnglishBrochure735-F-03-001,
"Protect Children Where They Live, Learn and Play" Stickers (2004)
EPA 100-E-04-001
Stickers that say "I Love Being Healthy. Protect My Environment."
Climate Change, Environmental Contaminants, SchoolsChildcare Providers, Educators, Health Professionals, Parents & Care GiversEnglishStickers100-E-04-001,
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