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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

November 2022

William Suk, Ph.D.
Community resilience talk kicks off SRP climate change webinar series

NIEHS Superfund Research Program event highlights tools and strategies to reduce hazardous exposures in the face of climate change.

Elana Elkin, Ph.D.
Chemical toxicant contributes to low birth weight, can damage placenta

Exposure to certain chemicals during pregnancy may result in poor birth outcomes, says former Wetterhahn Award recipient Elana Elkin.

Lindsey Martin, Ph.D., and Kimberly Gray, Ph.D.
Children’s Environmental Health Day recognized by NIEHS-funded centers

Research on subjects such as air pollution, lead exposure, and social determinants of health were highlighted during panels and seminars.

Stephania Cormier, Ph.D., Akeem Ali, Ph.D., and Kyoung-Woong Kim, Ph.D.
SRP, Pacific Basin Consortium promote health in a changing climate

Children's health, nutrition, and more featured at Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health annual conference.

Catherine Edmonds, Ed.D., Tanya Bass, Ph.D., and Joan Packenham, Ph.D
Women’s Health Awareness event focuses on health and career readiness

'Your Health is Your Job' links health education and career exploration to address economic stability as a social determinant of health.

Fernando Rivera, Ph.D.
Hispanic Heritage Month recognized by NIEHS with special lecture

Fernando Rivera, Ph.D., discussed how personal experiences influenced his research into mental health, climate-related disasters, and more.

Jennie Foushee
Annual awards ceremony celebrates NIEHS scientists and staff

Employees were honored for developing new scientific techniques and collaborations, addressing environmental disparities, and more.

2022 trainees who attended Fellow Appreciation Week, Oct. 3-7.
NIEHS trainees honored during Fellow Appreciation Week

From sidewalk chalk to trivia challenges, trainees enjoyed a week of in-person networking events to honor their scientific contributions.

Model with same dress on with curly and straight hair
Hair straightening chemicals associated with higher uterine cancer risk

NIEHS study finds Black women may be more affected due to higher use.

Little girl sleeping on her side
Do loud noises during sleep affect growth hormone levels?

New NIEHS study finds that one night of disrupted sleep does not affect a child's growth.


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