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Environmental Health Perspectives  
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/home.action

A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

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Silent Spring Insititute  
http://www.silentspring.org/

Staffed by researchers who partner with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. 

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Canadian Network for Human Health and the Environment   
http://www.cnhhe-rcshe.ca/index.html

Deals with broad human health-related environmental issues relating to air, water, soil, food, climate change and consumer products. Target membership is health-based, non-governmental organizations which have an active interest in environmental impacts on human health. Also open to government policy-makers, researchers and healthcare professionals and any others who are interested in the connections between human health and the environment. Presents seminars (webinars) and has a process in collaboration with Health Canada to select delegates for government consultations.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
http://www.epa.gov/

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

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Gender CC–Women for Climate Justice  
http://www.gendercc.net/

A global network of women, gender activists and experts working for gender and climate justice.

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Alliance for Cancer Prevention  
http://allianceforcancerprevention.org.uk/

A multi-stakeholder group in the UK working together on cancer prevention. Members campaign on issues to ensure that the cancer establishment acknowledges the environmental and occupational risk factors for preventable cancers.

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Nasivvik – Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments  
http://www.nasivvik.ulaval.ca/en

Research Centre at Laval University focused on the health impacts for Inuit people in Canada’s Arctic.

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Diabetes and the Environment  
http://www.diabetesandenvironment.org/home

Website of Sarah Howard, National Coordinator of The Collaborative on Health and the Environment's Diabetes-Obesity Spectrum Working Group. Provides links to research and other information on the relationships between environmental chemicals and the development of diabetes.

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Breast Cancer Fund  
http://www.breastcancerfund.org/

Works to show the connections between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in everyday environments. Translates the growing body of scientific evidence linking breast cancer and environmental exposures into public education and advocacy campaigns that protect health and reduce breast cancer risk. Attempts to transform how our society thinks about and uses chemicals and radiation  with the goal of preventing breast cancer and sustaining health and life.

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Collaborative on Health and the Environment   
http://www.healthandenvironment.org/index.php

An international partnership committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on the impact of environmental factors on human health and catalyzing initiatives to address these concerns. Leverages mainstream health-affected constituencies in the environmental health science revolution and engages researchers, health professionals, and environmental health and justice advocates from diverse sectors. Founded in 2002, an international partnership of over 4,000 individuals and organizations in 45 countries and 48 states, including scientists, health professionals, health-affected groups, nongovernmental organizations and other concerned citizens, committed to improving human and ecological health.

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