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

Frequently Asked Questions


 Q: What is children's environmental health? posted on Oct 6, 2017
 Q: What is a PEHSU? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: What are the most common environmental hazards for children? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: What kind of help can I get at a PEHSU? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: What are some of the most common children's health concerns caused by environmental exposures? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: Are most doctors and nurses trained on the effects of the environment on the health of children? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: How do I contact my PEHSU? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: Should I involve my child's physician when I contact a PEHSU? posted on Aug 30, 2015
 Q: Where are the PEHSU located? posted on Aug 30, 2015

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This webpage was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by a cooperative agreement 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 an Inter-Agency Agreement. The findings and conclusions presented have not been formally disseminated by CDC/ATSDR or 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.