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Drought and Your Health

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Overview Cycles of drought have affected North America for the last 10,000 years. Droughts can last from a single season to many decades and can affect from a few hundred to millions of square miles. Read More >

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A “Hillbilly Scientist” at Heart

Terry Tincher (2nd from the left) with NCEH/ATSDR director Dr. Patrick Breysse (far right) during a site visit to Pueblo, Colorado, in 2016.

“I am fortunate to have a job that actually lets us fix our past mistakes, make a measurable difference in affected communities, and improve the safety of the world,” says Terry Tincher, MS, CSP. Terry is a chemical engineer and chief of the Environmental Public Health Readiness Branch (EPHRB) at CDC’s National Center for Environmental Read More >

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Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Every year, at least 430 people die in the U. S. from accidental CO poisoning. Approximately 50,000 people Read More >

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Updated CDC Guidance for Healthy Pools

MAHC Aquatic Health

Government agencies and the aquatics industry can use updated pool code guidance to help keep swimming healthy and fun. Read More >

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National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program Week: We Track That!

Botanical Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Air quality, community design, children’s environmental health, water, climate and health… We Track That! Read More >

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