A network of experts in reproductive and children’s environmental health

PEHSU Fact Sheets (All Audiences)

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit Program provides fact sheets on certain emerging reproductive and children's environmental health issues. These fact sheets will be posted here.
 

PEHSU Sheets for Health Professionals

 Children's Health and Vaping: E-cigarettes & electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) posted on Dec 19, 2018
 Marijuana and the Impact on the Pediatric Population (including Perinatal and Adolescent) posted on Oct 18, 2018
 Protecting Children from Wildfire Smoke and Ash posted on Jul 22, 2018
 Lead and Drinking Water: Information for Health Professionals Across the United States posted on Jul 27, 2016
 Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) Advisory posted on Oct 4, 2015
 Information on Natural Gas Extraction and Hydraulic Fracturing posted on Oct 4, 2015
 Children's Potential Exposures to Formaldehyde from Building Furnishings posted on Oct 4, 2015
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PEHSU Resources for Families and Communities

 Investigating Environmental Contamination: A Guide for Communities posted on Sep 3, 2019
 Protecting Children from Wildfire Smoke and Ash posted on Jul 22, 2018
 Pesticide Exposure Education and Prevention (Videos) posted on Mar 22, 2018
 Mold in the Home and School posted on Jun 8, 2017
 Improving Environmental Health Literacy of Young Adults (Videos) posted on May 25, 2017
 Lead Poisoning Education and Prevention (Videos) posted on Nov 15, 2016
 Information on Natural Gas Extraction and Hydraulic Fracturing posted on Oct 2, 2015
 Return of Children to Areas Impacted by Flooding or Hurricanes posted on Oct 2, 2015
 Children's Potential Exposures to Formaldehyde from Building Furnishings posted on Oct 2, 2015
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The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) are supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: NU61TS000296 with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSUs by providing partial funding to CDC/ATSDR through Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. The content on this website has not been formally disseminated by CDC/ATSDR or the EPA and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy. Use of trade names that may be mentioned is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the CDC/ATSDR or EPA.