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Category: Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences

Research Moves the Fight Against ALS Forward

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May is ALS Awareness Month. The National ALS Registry is working to better understand the risk factors that affect the disease. Learn how to support the Registry and strengthen the fight against ALS. Read More >

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CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents “National Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Registry — Impact, Challenges, and Future Directions”

Public Health Grand Rounds

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced the next session of Public Health Grand Rounds, “National Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Registry — Impact, Challenges, and Future Directions” which will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. (ET). Read More >

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ATSDR’s ALS Registry Launches the ALS Biorepository

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Learn how ALS researchers from around the world can access a new resource in their fight to identify the causes of ALS. ATSDR’s National ALS Registry launched the new National ALS Biorepository in January 2017. Read More >

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NCEH/ATSDR – Top 10 “Your Health, Your Environment” Blog Posts of 2016

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As this year draws to a close, perhaps you’ve realized that you didn’t get a chance to read all of the “Your Health, Your Environment” blog posts. To help you get caught up, here are the ten most popular posts of 2016: Read More >

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ALS Registry Turned 6

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Learn more about how persons with ALS (PALS) are helping scientists learn more about this mysterious disease by registering and taking risk factor surveys. It’s been 77 years since Lou Gehrig made his famous “Luckiest Man on Earth” speech when he retired from baseball in 1939 after his diagnosis of ALS. Much about ALS still Read More >

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A Perfect Partnership: Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

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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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ATSDR’s Toxic Substances Portal

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ATSDR’s Toxic Substances Web Portal makes it easy for researchers and citizens to find information about toxic chemicals and related health effects. Learn how toxic substances can affect health and how to prevent exposure. Read More >

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Science Begets Curiosity

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Susan Ingber came to CDC not exactly knowing where she fit in. She started out premed, worked in a lab before becoming a science writer, and then went on to study public policy in graduate school. But even with a degree in biology, she felt she had drifted away from science. Read More >

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MMWR Publishes Methamphetamine Incidence Report

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Read CDC’s recent “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” entitled “Injuries from Methamphetamine-Related Chemical Incidents — Five States, 2001–2012.” Read More >

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National ALS-Registry 5th Anniversary

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease

During the past five years of the National ALS Registry’s existence, ATSDR has made great strides into learning more about ALS. However, we still have a long way to go to fully understand this disease. Regardless, we are extremely grateful to all PALS around the U.S. who have dedicated their valuable time and effort to help advance the science of ALS. Without these PALS, the Registry would not be what it is today. Read More >

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