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What the EPA limits on “Forever Chemicals” in water mean

In a Q&A, Brianne Callahan, of the University of Pennsylvania Water Center explains the new regulations on PFAS, plus how they might affect consumer water bills, health, and more.

Dr. Marilyn Howarth

Health research on a warming planet

Penn Medicine researchers are adding to a growing body of evidence showing the many ways climate change touches human health.

Dr. Marisa S. Bartolomei

March of Dimes awards Marisa Bartolomei, PhD, the 2024 March of Dimes Richard B. Johnston, Jr., MD prize

Recognized for Discoveries in Gene Imprinting & Impact of Environmental Exposures on Pregnancy, Prenatal Development

Dr. Sunni Mumford

Penn-CHOP ECHO Cohort and Methodological Innovations: Webinar Recording

This webinar overviews the Penn-CHOP ECHO program model, plans for the future, and how new methodological innovations and interventions will play a role in the ECHO cohort.

The Bureau of Family Health invites you to help influence Pennsylvania’s Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant

The Bureau of Family Health requests your voice to help identify the seven to ten priorities that will drive Pennsylvania’s Title V programs.

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10 Simple Cleaning Tips to Help You Breathe Better at Home

Take these steps to help eliminate allergy and asthma triggers. This article is part of a series on ShareCare featuring experts in children’s environmental health.


Maggie Ferrandino & Colin Battis join the PRCCEH as Climate Change & Health Communications Assistants

The PRCCEH is pleased to announce the hiring of our first Climate Change & Health Communications Assistants to support our work adding climate change as a focus area to our programming.

NOAA: Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2023 Report

A historic year of U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters; 2023 was the fifth-warmest year on record for the contiguous U.S.

Dr. Marisa S. Bartolomei

Marisa S. Bartolomei, PhD, is the new Director of the Center for Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine

Marisa S. Bartolomei, PhD, Perelman Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, is the new Director of the Center for Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine

Family working together to clean a living room. The woman uses a vacuum, while the kids clean up toys.

3 Cancer-Causing Chemicals That May Be Hiding in Your Home

Knowledge is safety. Learn how to protect yourself and loved ones from VOCs, BPA and benzene.

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