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Resources on Environmental Health

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TOXNET

Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

TOXLINE - TOXicology Literature OnLINE

References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts

HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank

Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals

TOXMAP

Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

Tox Town

Interactive guide to toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places

More NLM Resources for Health Professionals

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Haz-Map

Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms

Toxicology Tutorials

Basic toxicology principles written at the introductory college student level

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology, 2nd Edition

Definitions and explanatory notes for terms frequently used in the field of toxicology

Pope A. Lawrence Papers 1924-1983

The collection documents the varied research and policy-making career of this environmental health specialist with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare and the Public Health Service. His papers contain a wealth of primary source research materials and scientific data related to: environmental and industrial hygiene; radon activity; use of beryllium as a rocket propellant; uranium mining; and toxicological, biological and chemical weapon systems.

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More NLM Resources for the Public and Students

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Environmental Health Student Portal

Resource for students and teachers in grades 6 – 8 to learn how the environment impacts health

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home

MedlinePlus - Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health

Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics

ToxMystery

ToxMystery provides a fun experience while teaching important lessons about household chemical hazards. For children from 7-11 years old

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