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Drexel Climate Change and Urban Health Research Center

Drexel University received a multi-million dollar grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to establish the Drexel Climate Change and Urban Health Research Center

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Characterizing indoor air phthalates and volatile organic compounds in NY/NJ nail salons: Webinar recording

Webinar features Dr. Inkyu Han, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Temple University. He discusses his community-engaged research on toxic air pollutants in New York and New Jersey nail salons, his research methodology and results.

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Children got lead poisoning from fruit pouches. Here’s what to know.

Three companies are recalling applesauce pouches because they may contain dangerous levels of lead, the FDA says. The recalled products include certain Schnucks Cinnamon Applesauce and variety pouches, WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches and certain lots of Weis brand cinnamon applesauce pouches.

Upcoming Events

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December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2 Day Climate Ambassador Training for Public Health Professionals

This virtual , 2-day interactive training equips attendees with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and take action on climate as a healthy priority.

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December 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Racism, Housing, and Asthma: A Conversation

Regional Asthma Management & Prevention (RAMP) and the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) invite you to join a conversation on the connections between racism, housing, and asthma with three of the country’s leading practitioners and researchers.

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December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Neuroendocrine disruptors and brain development: Lessons from PCBs

In this webinar, Dr. Tom Zoeller will discuss how the endocrine disrupting effects of PCBs can affect human brain development.

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December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lessons Learned from Community Translation Pilot Projects

A virtual discussion with 2 local nonprofits that each implemented a pilot project to improve children’s environmental health in the region.

Latest Webinars

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Does air pollution contribute to unique asthma subtypes?

This presentation was led by Dr. Hyunok Choi, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of the Lehigh University College of Health. Dr. Choi is the Director of…

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Colleen McCauley

Driving policy and direct service to end childhood lead paint poisoning in PA: Webinar Recording

Colleen McCauley, Health Policy Director of Children First PA, discusses the policy landscape to reduce lead poisoning in children at the local, county and state…

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