The President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children (Task Force) has published their priority activities for the next 5 years. Their priorities align with the focus areas of the PRCCEH.
Doctors are now being encouraged to consider more blood testing for PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals,” according to guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PRCCEH member Kristen Lyall, ScD, and her team at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute developed this short educational video on EDCs and how they are potentially found in common household items and food.
The Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at Penn’s Spring 2024 Pilot Project Program call for applications is open. Investigators can apply for funding to advance Environmental Health Science research. Awards of up to $50,000 available, and Feb. 29 is the deadline.
ECHO Research Explores Potential Value of Nutrition Data Collected from Pregnancy Through Adolescence for Understanding Child Health
Collaborative ECHO research led by Megan Bragg, PhD, RD and PRCCEH member Kristen Lyall, ScD, both of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute highlights the opportunity for researchers to access the large amount of diet information already collected from the ECHO Cohort.
Our partner, the Center for Children’s Health Assessment, Research Translation, and Combating Environmental Racism (CHARTER) at Emory University, helped write this blog post on ShareCare with tips to breathe easy at home, even if you’re allergic to your pet.
A team of researchers from Drexel University and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (including Center members Drs. Jane Clougherty and Heather Burris) studied how different circumstances of preterm birth may indicate the health of the parents and their surrounding community at a geographic level.
The issue affects nearly 1 in 4 Americans and can lead to anemia, low birth weight and death. Providers seek to address it by connecting patients to healthy food sources
One of our newest PRCCEH members Daniel Jackson Smith, Ph.D., AGPCNP-BC, CNE, was interviewed as part of a story on extreme heat events, air pollution and death among farmworkers in California.
NIEHS recognizes January as National Radon Action Month, an observance led by the Environmental Protection Agency.