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Links and ideas for Earth Day, April 2, 2000

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Journal Publishes Experts' Call for Health Protection from Global Warming. See http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2000/108p367-376patz/abstract.html.

New Publications: Your Environment Is Your Health: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Environmental Hazards. See http://www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/factsheets/scene/adult/home.htm.

For a rhyming teen version - "Read the Label, Mabel," see http://www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/factsheets/scene/teen/home.htm.

Cloned Genes May Screen Environmental, Industrial Chemicals for Safety. See http://www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/news/toxchip.htm.

Mice With Our Genes Will Show How We React to Environmental Challenges. See http://www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/news/dnarep.htm.

For authentic environmental health and science on the Web:

For authentic information on environmental health issues, your readers can reach the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (a part of the National Institutes of Health) and the National Toxicology Program at http://www.niehs.nih.gov.

The NIEHS also has a Kids' Page at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/home.htm.

News features from the NIEHS' journal Environmental Health Perspectives are available at http://ehis.niehs.nih.gov.

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Open House: Tour of laboratories, with employees giving out dogwood seedlings - since plants help clean the air and provide shade from solar radiation - at 1 p.m., April 20, in Research Triangle Park, N.C. (For details, call John Schelp, 919-541-5723.

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