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Prepare for Spring Weather

  Spring is the time of year when many things change—including the weather. Temperatures can swing back and forth between balmy and frigid. Sunny days may be followed by a week of stormy weather. Sometimes extreme weather changes can occur even within the same day. Mark Twain once said, “In the spring I have counted Read More >

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Voices from the Field: Susan McBreairty

NCEH/ATSDR’s blog series titled “Voices from the Field” gives readers first-hand accounts of NCEH/ATSDR staff experiences working in communities to protect public health. This post features NCEH/ATSDR Health Communication Specialist, Susan McBreairty. Read on to learn how Susan helped facilitate communication technical support for the CDC/Liberia Ebola response. Off to Liberia! When people ask me Read More >

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Learn More about Toxic Substances

ATSDR’s Toxic Substances Web Portal makes it easy for researchers and citizens to find information about toxic chemicals and related health effects. Learn how toxic substances can affect health and how to prevent exposure. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (ATSDR) Toxic Substances Web Portal provides comprehensive access to the best science, the Read More >

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Where Do You Get Your Water?

You turn on the tap and there it is—water. At least that is the case in most of the United States. But do you know where your water comes from? As essential as water is in everyone’s life, many are not aware that much of their water comes from the ground. March 8-14 is 2015 Read More >

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