Author Archives: Sarah Jones
Lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools, day cares across USA
Some 350 water systems that failed lead tests in recent years provide drinking water to schools and child-care center. Read full article in USA TODAY
PEHSU Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) program hosts a regularly scheduled webinar series. These webinars are educational presentations by environmental health experts that focus on current and emerging issues in pediatric and reproductive environmental health. These events are free … Continue reading
IAQ Knowledge-to-Action Professional Training Webinar Series
Webinar participants will learn how to— Successfully implement the IAQ Tools for Schools Framework and systematically address IAQ issues with policies and practices that save money and improve health. Use the School IAQ Assessment Mobile App—new technology featuring the IAQ … Continue reading
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit updated
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit updated The Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit online training course module has been updated and re-accredited and offers free CE credits to a range of health professions. The course offers healthcare providers detailed examples about how to best … Continue reading
The BabySafe Project – Help inform women about the risk that wireless radiation poses to pregnancy
BabySafe Project is a new public awareness initiative designed to inform women about the links between pregnancy and wireless radiation. To download the free brochure What You Should Know About Wireless Radiation and Your Baby For more information click this … Continue reading
U.S. Dept. of Education – Green Ribbon Schools Pillars and Elements
one of the Three Pillars is Improved Health and Wellness GREEN RIBBON SCHOOLS PILLARS AND ELEMENTS Reduced Environmental Impact and Costs Reduced or eliminated greenhouse gas emissions, using an energy audit or emissions inventory and reduction plan, cost-effective energy efficiency … Continue reading
Yale University Chief: New data shows cell phones pose risks to pregnancy
Yale University Chairman of Obstetrics Dr. Hugh Taylor outlined recently his important findings that mice prenatally exposed to cell phone radiation have serious problems in behavior and brain development. Read More.
Towards Healthy Schools 2015 Report Now Available!
The report cites multiple studies documenting the benefits of healthy indoor learning environments on attendance and achievement, then presents state-level data and policy summaries. Click Here to follow link to the report.
Previous Webinar Series for Improving Children’s Health: Descriptions of Each Session and Links to Recordings
The Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8, and the Health Resources and Services Administration, Region VIII, organized, in collaboration with other federal partners, a year-long webinar series titled Improving Children’s Health through Federal Collaboration. http://www.epa.gov/region8/humanhealth/children/webinars.html#1