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NTSIP Released Its First Annual Report

Did you know that each day, nearly the entire U.S. population is at risk for exposure from toxic substance spills? Thousands of chemicals surround us at home, work, school, or play. Chemicals have made possible advances in medicine, energy production, and digital technology. However, very little information exists about many of these chemicals and the Read More >

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Investigating the Cause of a Foodborne Illness Outbreak

It’s a scene that routinely plays out in the restaurant industry: restaurant manager meets health inspector; health inspector examines the restaurant’s conditions and food-handling practices; health inspector gives restaurant manager’s facility a passing or failing grade and if the restaurant fails the inspection, then the inspector provides instructions and information on improvements. The outcome of Read More >

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You’re as Young as You Feel

Do you remember your first black and white television? Did you ever wonder how crawling under your desk could protect you from an atomic bomb? Did you watch the Beatles when they made their first American appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show? If you can answer yes to these questions, you are very likely a Read More >

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World Trade Center Health Registry

When buildings collapsed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 in New York, our nation and the world at large were devastated. Nearly 2,800 people died, including 343 firefighters, 23 police officers, 37 Port Authority police officers, and more than 2,200 civilians. Along with the death and devastation immediately wrought by the attacks, Read More >

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Who Is Most at Risk in Disasters?

Imagine that one of the steps to your front porch is broken. Do you wait until someone falls and gets hurt to repair it, or do you fix it before that happens? How about smoke alarms? Do you wait until you have a fire in your home before you install one, or do you install Read More >

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