Martin Luther King Jr. and Environmental Justice: A Leader Ahead of His Time

Every year we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work toward social justice, civil liberties, and equal rights for all. His actions, including civil disobedience and passive resistance, led to widely-known legal achievements such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Might these Read More >

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Meet the Scientist – Cynthia Ward

The Meet the Scientist series brings you conversations with NCEH/ATSDR scientists. These conversations aim to give you a sense of the talented people who are working to keep you safe and secure from things in the environment that threaten our nation’s health. Meet Cynthia Ward, a scientist in our Division of Laboratory Sciences who works Read More >

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A Perfect Partnership: Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

How do you bridge the gap between the growing concern over environmentally related pediatric health problems and the fact that many physicians feel inadequately educated to address such concerns? Between what parents would like to know about environmental effects on their children’s health and the need for a trusted source of objective, science-based information? With Read More >

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