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Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Childhood-onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This presentation will summarize the results from a study investigating the effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of developing pediatric-onset IBD using Ontario administrative health data. In…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Drinking Water and Lead Service Lines: Partnering to Protect Public Health

Lead exposure contributes to cognitive impairments, behavioral problems and lowered IQ. While there is no safe level of lead exposure, lead can be found in dust in our homes, air, soil, and drinking…
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Can a single strand of hair be used to monitor exposure to toxic metals?

Hair is a growing keratinous tissue comprised of sulfur. As such, the sulfur in the hair can bind the many elements present in circulating blood, including toxic metals. Since hair is metabolically…
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Canadian Health Measure Survey (CHMS) cycle 3 results: National survey of selected volatile organic compounds in Canadian residences

The Air Health Science and the Exposure and Biomonitoring Divisions at Health Canada are inviting you and your group to participate in our next Air-Health webinar. This webinar series is designed to…
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Case report: Environmental exposure to arsenic

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Emerging Technologies to Advance Research and Decisions on the Environmental Health Effects of Microplastics

Despite the widespread prevalence of microplastics, little is known about the effects they may have on living things. What do we know about their impact on human health and the health of the…
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Predicting Human Health Effects from Environmental Exposures: Applying Translatable and Accessible Biomarkers of Effect

Biomarkers of effect are measurable changes in an organism that serve as indicators of health impairment or disease. While biomarkers have been a cornerstone of medical practice, researchers have…
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Workshop: Evidence Integration in Chemical Assessments: Challenges Faced in Developing and Communicating Human Health Effect Conclusions

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a workshop on evidence integration, which is a summary step of the systematic review in human health assessments conducted by…
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Workshop: Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

This free workshop will examine emerging research findings on the impact of chemical exposures (e.g. airborne particulate matter, heavy metals, and pesticides) and environmental disruptions (e.g.…
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