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Latino USA podcast: Teen Study Reveals Dangerous Chemicals In Cosmetics http://latinousa.org/2015/07/24/teen-study-reveals-dangerous-chemicals-in-cosmetics/

CEHN July 2015 Article of the Month

“In Utero and Childhood Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposures and Body Mass at Age 7 Years: The CHAMACOS Study” (DOI:10.1289/ehp.1408417) has been selected by the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) as its July 2015 Article of the Month. These CEHN summaries discuss the potential policy implications of current children’s environmental health research.

New IPM Course for Pest Management Professionals [PRESS]

CERCH announces the release of a new training course for California’s licensed pest management professionals serving schools and child care

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Not Just Skin Deep: UC Berkeley Researchers Study Dangers of Makeup [Press ]

Spikes in sex hormones drive teenage development and desire. They fire up the physiology of reproduction and push teens toward adulthood. These dramatic physical changes can make for emotionally—and biologically—vulnerable times.

Flame Retardants Are Everywhere [Press]

The real question was how flame retardants were getting into women’s bodies in the first place.

PEPH Grantee Highlights: Dr. Asa Bradman

“Children are not little adults!” This refrain that one sometimes hears in the medical world reminds us that we must take into account children’s distinct developmental and physiological concerns.

Hazardous flame retardants ubiquitous in preschools [Press]

Flame retardants are ubiquitous at preschools and day care centers, potentially exposing children to chemicals that are hazardous to their health, UC Berkeley researchers wrote in a study published Thursday.

CHAMACOS Feature in The Nation Magazine [Press]

The pathbreaking CHAMACOS study has detected developmental problems in children born to mothers who toiled in California’s treated fields.

CHAMACOS Study, 15 Years in the Fields [Video]

Ten minute video on the human impact of the CHAMACOS Study.

CERCH Study on Art Markers now on OEHHA Website

New CERCH study on art markers can now be accessed through the OEHHA website.