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Environmental Contributors to Cardiovascular Disease: Emerging Research on Heavy Metals and Air Pollution

Register here. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death worldwide, causes over 15 million deaths each year. Deaths from CVD have declined in the US over the past 50 years, whereas global mortality rates…

Annual Air Quality Report from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking the country’s progress in improving air quality since the passage of the Clean Air Act. The report, “Our Nation’s Air: Status…

State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP

A new report from the National Academy for State Health Policy, State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP,  “details the potential health impacts of lead toxicity in children and Centers…