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Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

From the far West to the Midwest and the Northeast to the deep South, many sections of the United States have seen severe or unexpected snow, ice, and bitter cold this winter. So we all need to stay aware of weather patterns and remain prepared for falling temperatures and precipitation. Stay safe outdoors. Life doesn’t Read More >

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Environmental Health Lab Supports Newborn Screening in the U.S.

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. NCEH’s Environmental Health Lab provides materials, resources and quality assurance that state labs use to screen newborns’ blood for possible disorders. A bouncing baby makes us all smile. And CDC is doing its part to help keep those babies happy and healthy. Within 24 to 48 hours of Read More >

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With Health and Justice for All

NCEH/ATSDR posts this blog in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 20, 2014. An industrial plant, a truck depot, a hazardous waste site, a garbage dump—would you mind having one of these in your neighborhood? Of course you would! No one wants to live with dirty air or water, constant Read More >

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Spending the Summer at CDC

Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) is a paid 10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. Applications for 2014 CLEH internships are due by January 29, 2014. See the CLEH website for application materials. Hi! I’m Celia Karp. Read More >

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Meet the Scientist: Vincent (Vince) Radke

The NCEH/ATSDR “Meet the Scientist” series provides insight into the work of NCEH/ATSDR scientists. The series also aims to give you a sense of the talented people who are working to keep you safe and secure from things in the environment that threaten our nation’s health. Read on to learn more about CDC’s only sanitarian, Read More >

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