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Science Informing Healthy Choices: Working Toward a Toxic-Free Future for Children

CHE-Alaska Call Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 9:00 am Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; 1:00 pm Eastern) Sign up for this call Jane Houlihan, research director for Healthy Babies Bright Futures will discuss the latest science on the effects of exposures to neurotoxic chemicals in the first 1,000 days of a child’s development. She will share

ACAT releases new report

"State of the Science: Children’s Environmental Health in Alaska and the Circumpolar North" by Sarah Petras, MPH This report summarizes the scientific evidence linking environmental exposures and adverse health outcomes for children in the Arctic, including neurodevelopmental disorders, birth defects, childhood cancers, respiratory conditions,  metabolic disorders, and compromised immune systems. Published in conjunction with ACAT's 2016