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Testing for heavy metals and chemicals in blood.

Not So Sweet: Applesauce, Lunchables and Lead – Webinar Recording

The final PRCCEH virtual seminar of the Spring 2024 semester.  Featuring, Kevin Osterhoudt, MD is a pediatrician, medical toxicologist and the Medical Director of The Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

AEER Students on the Final Day

A look back at the 2024 Academy for Environmental Exposure Reduction

A look back at the 2024 Academy for Environmental Exposure Reduction by one of the student mentors, Colin Battis.

Dr. Kathryn Hamilton

Kathryn Hamilton, PhD, wins a 2024 American Gastroenterological Association Award

Center member and University of Pennsylvania faculty, Dr. Kathryn Hamilton won the Young Investigator Award in Basic Science by the American Gastroenterological Association.

Welcome Rutgers – Our 10th institutional member!

With the addition of Siddhartha Roy, PhD, as our newest Center member, PRCCEH has officially reached the milestone of 10 institutional members.

Child drinking cup of water by a window.

Beyond Paint – Lead Risks for People and Wildlife: Webinar Recording

As part of the University of Pennsylvania’s celebration of Earth Week 2024, this webinar features a panel discussion on the impact of lead exposure to people, wildlife and the environment. 

Dr. Sharon McGrath-Morrow

New Research Sheds Light on Long-Term Pulmonary Outcomes for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Patients

New research by Dr. Sharon A. McGrath-Morrow, MBA, MD, PRCCEH member, and her team revealed new insights into the long-term effects of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

Air pollution around cars on a highway.

American Lung Association’s State of the Air Report

The State of the Air 2024 report finds that despite decades of progress cleaning up air pollution, 39% of people living in America—131.2 million people—still live in places with failing grades for unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution.

How to protect children from the health effects of climate change

From extreme heat to storms, pests, pollution, and more, our kids are feeling the effects of climate change.


Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Critical Rule to Clean up PFAS Contamination to Protect Public Health

EPA action designates two widely used PFAS as hazardous substances under the Superfund law, improving transparency and accountability to clean up PFAS contamination in communities

Assortment of personal care produce bottles.

The Potentially Cancer-Causing Chemicals That May Be Hiding in Your Beauty Products

Vague terms on ingredient lists can conceal real hazards. That means the hard work of assessing product risk usually falls to everyday people.

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