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U.S. EPA Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) Meeting

U.S. EPA Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) Meeting

The Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee is a body of external researchers, academicians, health care providers, environmentalists, state and tribal government employees, and members of the public who advise the EPA on regulations, research, and communications related to children’s health.

Priorities of the President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children Child on playground equipment

Priorities of the President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children

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.

USA Exposome Symposium: Children’s Health, Environmental Justice, and the Exposome Researcher in a lab.

USA Exposome Symposium: Children’s Health, Environmental Justice, and the Exposome

This meeting will bring together academic, government, and community partners to share research findings, discuss the use of computational analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in analyzing results of large, multi-dimensional data sets, and discuss translational interventions and policies needed to reduce the effects of environmental injustice on child health.

Children got lead poisoning from fruit pouches. Here’s what to know. Mother feeding with spoon her little baby at home.

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.

Small Communities, Big Challenges: Rural environmental public health needs prize competition Group of kids playing in a park.

Small Communities, Big Challenges: Rural environmental public health needs prize competition

This Competition seeks to identify innovative and inclusive approaches rural, local governments have developed for working with citizens, community groups, and other interested parties in rural communities to identify and address environmental public health concerns facing their people.

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