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Recommended Reading on Children's Environmental Health

General Readings
About education of health professionals

General Readings

Policy Statements of the American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1993. Ambient Air Pollution: Respiratory Hazards to Children (RE9317). Pediatrics 91; 1210-1213. http://www.aap.org/policy/04408.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Drugs. 1995. Treatment Guidelines for Lead Exposure in Children (RE9529). Pediatrics 96; 155-160. http://www.aap.org/policy/00868.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1995. The Hazards of Child Labor (RE9509). Pediatrics 95; 311-313. http://www.aap.org/policy/00661.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1997. Environmental Tobacco Smoke: A Hazard to Children (RE9716). Pediatrics 99; 639-642. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9716.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1997. Noise: A Hazard for the Fetus and Newborn (RE9728). Pediatrics 100; 724-727. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9728.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1998. Toxic Effects of Indoor Molds (RE9736). Pediatrics 101; 712-714. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9736.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1998. Risk of Ionizing Radiation Exposure to Children: A Subject Review (RE9738). Pediatrics 101; 717-719.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1998. Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels (RE9815). Pediatrics 101; 1072-1078. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9815.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 1999. Ultraviolet Light: A Hazard to Children (RE9913) Pediatrics 104; 328-333. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9913.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health and Committee on Infectious Diseases. 2000. Chemical-Biological Terrorism and Its Impact on Children: A Subject Review (RE9959). Pediatrics 105; 662-670. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9959.html

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 2000. Technical Report: Irradiation of Food (RE0033. Pediatrics 106; 1505-1510. http://www.aap.org/policy/re0033.html

Other Publications

Etzel R, Balk S (eds). Handbook of Pediatric Environmental Health. 2004. American Academy of Pediatrics. Elk Grove Village, Il.

Tamburlini G, Von Ehrenstein OS, Bertollini R. 2002. Children's health and environment: a review of evidence. A joint report from the European Environment Agency and the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Colborn T. (ed). 2002. Impact of Endocrine Disruptors on Brain Development and Behavior. Environmental Health Perspectives, vol 110 (suppl 3), pp 335-449. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2002/suppl-3/toc.html

Children's Health 2001. 2001. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 109, no 6. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109-6/toc.html

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. 2001. National report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA. http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/report/PDF/CompleteReport.pdf

Goldman LR, Shannon MW, and the Committee on Environmental Health. 2001. Technical Report: Mercury in the Environment: Implications for Pediatricians (RE109907). Pediatrics, 108; 197-205. http://www.aap.org/policy/t109907.html

Landrigan PJ, Needleman HL, and Landrigan M. 2001. Raising Healthy Children in a Toxic World: 101 Smart Solutions for Every Family. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press.
http://www.healthykids-toxicworld.com

Paulson J, guest ed. 2001. The Pediatric Clinics of North America: Children's Environmental Health. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company. 48:5.

Steingraber, S. 2001. Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus Publishing.

Subcommittee on Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity. 2001. Evaluating Chemical and Other Agent Exposures for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity. National Research Council. Washington, DC. National Academy Press. http://www.nap.edu/books/0309073162/html/

Committee on Developmental Toxicology. 2000. Scientific Frontiers in Developmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment. National Research Council. Washington, DC. National Academy Press. http://www.nap.edu/catalog/9871.html

Committee on the Assessment of Asthma and Indoor Air. 2000. Clearing the Air: Asthma and Indoor Air Exposures. Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine. National Academy Press. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/books/0309064961/html/

Children's Health 2000. 2000. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 108, no 6. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2000/108-6/toc.html

Committee on the Toxicological Effects of Methylmercury. 2000. Toxicological Effects of Methylmercury. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. http://www.nap.edu/books/0309071402/html/

Landrigan PJ, Weiss B, Goldman LR, Carpenter DO, Suk WA. (eds.) 2000. The Developing Brain and the Environment. Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 107, Supplement 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2000/suppl-3/toc.html

Schneider, D and Freeman, N. 2000. Children's Environmental Health: Reducing Risk in a Dangerous World. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association.

Selevan SG, Kimmel CA, Mendola P. (eds.) 2000. Identifying Critical Windows of Exposure for Children's Health Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 107, Supplement 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2000/suppl-3/toc.html

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 2000. America's Children and the Environment: A First View of Available Measures. Washington, DC: US EPA, Office of the Administrator. http://www.epa.gov/children/indicators/

Children's Health 1999. 1999. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 107, no 6. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1999/107-6/toc.html

Dearry A, Collman G. (eds) 1999. Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 107. suppl 3.
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1999/suppl-3/toc.html

Ryland R, Etzel R. (eds.) 1999. Indoor Mold and Children's Health. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 107. suppl 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1999/suppl-3/toc.html

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1999. Training Manual on Pediatric Environmental Health: Putting It Into Practice. Emeryville, CA: Public Health Institute. http://www.cehn.org/cehn/trainingmanual/manual-front.html

Raffensperger C, Tickner J. Protecting Public Health and the Environment. 1999. Island Press.

Reigart JR, Roberts J. 1999. Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings. Fifth edition. US EPA. Washington, DC. http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/safety/healthcare/handbook/handbook.pdf

Ryland R, Etzel R. (eds.) 1999. Indoor Mold and Children's Health. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 107. suppl 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1999/suppl-3/toc.html

Satterthwaite D, Hart R, Levy C, Mitlin D, Ross D, Smit J, Stephens C. 1996. The Environment for Children: Understanding and Acting on the Environmental Hazards that Threaten Children and their Parents. London, England. Earthscan Publications.

Children's Health 1998. 1998. Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol 106, no 6. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1998/106-6/toc.html

Carlson JE. (ed) 1998. Children's Environmental Health: Research, Practice, Prevention and Policy. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol 106 Suppl 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1998/Suppl-3/toc.html

Galson SK (ed.). 1998. Preventable Causes of Cancer in Children. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol 106 Suppl 3. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1998/Suppl-3/toc.html

Steingraber S. 1998. Living Downstream: A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment. Vintage Books.

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 1998. The EPA Children's Environmental Health Yearbook. Washington, DC: US EPA, Office of the Administrator. http://www.epa.gov/children/whatwe/ochpyearbook.pdf

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1997. Resource Guide on Children's Environmental Health. Emeryville, CA: Public Health Institute. http://www.cehn.org/cehn/resourceguide/rghome.html

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1997. Children's Environmental Health: Research, Practice, Prevention and Policy Research ConferenceReport. Emeryville, CA: Public Health Institute. http://www.cehn.org/cehn/Resconfreport.html

Colborn T, Dumanoski D, and Myers JP. 1996. Our Stolen Future. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Preventing Child Exposures to Environmental Hazards: Research and Policy Issues. 1995. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol 103, Suppl 6. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1995/Suppl-6/toc.html

Behrman R, ed. 1995. The Future of Children: Critical Issues for Children and Youths. Los Altos, CA: The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 5(Summer/Fall 1995) 2.

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1995. A Training Manual for Pediatric and Family Practice Residency Faculty. Emeryville, CA: California Public Health Foundation.

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1995. Protecting Children from Environmental Health Hazards: A Training Manual for Nurses. Emeryville, CA: California Public Health Foundation.

Children's Environmental Health Network. 1994. Preventing Child Exposures to Environmental Hazards: Research and Policy Issues. Emeryville, CA: California Public Health Foundation. http://www.cehn.org/cehn/symposium.html

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 1994. Indoor Air Pollution: An Introduction for Health Professionals. Washington, DC: US EPA, Office of Air and Radiation. United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 1996. Environmental Health Threats to Children. Washington, DC: US EPA, Office of the Administrator.

Chivian E, McCally M, Hu H, and Haines A, ed. 1993. Critical Condition: Human Health and the Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Committee on Measuring Lead in Critical Populations. 1993. Measuring Lead Exposure in Infants, Children, and Other Sensitive Populations. National research Council. National Academy Press. http://www.nap.edu/books/030904927X/html/index.html

Committee on Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. http://www.nap.edu/books/0309048753/html/

About the education of health professionals

Institute of Medicine. 1995. Environmental Medicine: Integrating a Missing Element into Medical Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Institute of Medicine. 1995. Nursing, Health and the Environment. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Institute of Medicine. 1988. Role of the Primary Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Washington, DC. National Academy Press.

 


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