The Resource A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, (electronic resource)

A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, (electronic resource)

Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Title
A decade of children's environmental health research
Title remainder
highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Statement of responsibility
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research
Title variation
Highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These 10 years of STAR research studies have shed light on how environmental exposures change from newborn to school-age children and on some of the genetic factors that contribute to children's vulnerability. This research has also provided insight on how to assess children's exposures, what biological markers tell us about exposure or effects, and what steps need to be taken to prevent harmful exposures. Some of the major findings of this research include: People metabolize pesticides differently based on their genotype; some faster, others slower. This finding is of particular concern during pregnancy, as many babies do not develop the ability to metabolize some pesticides during the first two years of life, putting them at greater risks of health effects. Children living close to major roadways in Southern California have a higher risk of asthma. EPA's ban on two household pesticides (diazinon and chlorpyrifos) resulted in a rapid decrease in exposures in New York City. Children born after the ban were also healthier. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be effectively implemented in urban areas to reduce both pesticide and allergen triggers. Community partners play a critical role in informing, implementing, and translating children's environmental health research
Cataloging source
EJB
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • United States
  • National Center for Environmental Research (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Environmentally induced diseases in children
  • Children
  • Environmental health
  • Lead poisoning in children
  • Pesticides
Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "December 2007."
  • "EPA/600/S-07/038"
  • Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 26, 2008)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 26-30)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- How this report is organized -- Important findings across life stages -- Prenatal: pollutant exposure -- Neonatal: genetic vulnerability -- Infant/crawler: early immune function -- Toddler: behaviors that affect pollutant exposure -- Preschooler: neurological disorders -- School-age: asthma intervention programs -- Children's health and the environment: emerging trends, current work, and future directions - -Interpreting human biomonitoring information-- Community-based risk approaches: exploring interactions between chemical and nonchemical stressors -- Epilogue -- Links to additional information -- References
Control code
212815727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iii, 30 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99251653
System details
Mode of access: Internet at the EPA web site. Address as of 8/26/08: http://es.epa.gov/ncer/publications/research%5Fresults%5Fsynthesis/ceh%5Freport%5F508.pdf ; current access available via PURL
Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "December 2007."
  • "EPA/600/S-07/038"
  • Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 26, 2008)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 26-30)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- How this report is organized -- Important findings across life stages -- Prenatal: pollutant exposure -- Neonatal: genetic vulnerability -- Infant/crawler: early immune function -- Toddler: behaviors that affect pollutant exposure -- Preschooler: neurological disorders -- School-age: asthma intervention programs -- Children's health and the environment: emerging trends, current work, and future directions - -Interpreting human biomonitoring information-- Community-based risk approaches: exploring interactions between chemical and nonchemical stressors -- Epilogue -- Links to additional information -- References
Control code
212815727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iii, 30 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99251653
System details
Mode of access: Internet at the EPA web site. Address as of 8/26/08: http://es.epa.gov/ncer/publications/research%5Fresults%5Fsynthesis/ceh%5Freport%5F508.pdf ; current access available via PURL

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