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America's Children and the Environment

America’s Children and the Environment is a program of the US EPA which provides access to information to show trends in the levels of environmental pollutants in air, water, food, and soil, the concentration of contaminants in mothers and children, and the level of childhood diseases which may be related to environmental contaminants. By tracking the environmental contaminants, the EPA through the America’s Children and the Environment group tries to determine how varying concentrations have changed over time and the percentage of children who may still be at risk from the contaminants. They also get involved in the emerging issues, such as mercury in fish caught by individual fisherman and the potential for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs

The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs is a non-profit group that partners with the CDC to work closely with state maternal and child health programs in order to improve the environment and reduce the potential for disease and injury

Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers for Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research is a federal program of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences which examines the effect of environmental exposures on children’s health using a multidisciplinary research technique involving basic, applied and community-based participatory research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Environmental Health Services Branch The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Environmental Health Services Branch is a federal program used to revitalize, enhance, and strengthen local, state, tribal, and national environmental health programs and the professionals working within the programs to reverse environmental exposures and control the consequences for human health.

 
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