Office of Tribal Affairs Addresses Environmental Health in Native American Communities

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Learn about the work of the NCEH/ATSDR Office of Tribal Affairs among American Indian/Alaskan Native Tribes. For many Native Americans, culture and the natural environment are closely connected. Together, they provide American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/AN) a unique identity and contribute to their physical, mental, and spiritual health. In Read More >

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“Don’t Mess with Mercury” Initiative

If you’re a parent of middle school kids who love to play video games, join the legions of other parents who are, too! Don’t mind them playing games that have some educational appeal? Then let them explore ATSDR’s video game, “Don’t Mess With Mercury.” Are you aware that mercury is still a threat in middle Read More >

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Save Energy and Resources This Holiday Season

Today, November 15, is America Recycles Day. When you save energy and resources, you protect the environment and safeguard health both now and for the future. At this time of year, many of us are already preparing for the winter holidays ahead. Although we want to enjoy the fun and spirit of the season, we Read More >

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Florida Tracking Program Helps Women Make Safer Fish Choices to Reduce Mercury Exposures

Eating Fish with High Levels of Mercury Harms Developing Nervous Systems Stephanie is pregnant and has a lot on her mind. She knew to expect morning sickness, doctor visits, and lifestyle changes, but news about dangerous mercury in fish added one more worry on top of that. “I try to eat healthy. I eat a Read More >

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