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Silent Spring Insititute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

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. 

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
617.332.4288
Email Address: 
info@silentspring.org
Fax Number: 
617.332.4284
Street Address: 
29 Crafts Street
City: 
Newton
Province: 
MA
Postal/ZIP Code: 
02458
Country: 
USA

Obesity: A research journal

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
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Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research, cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, and public health and medical developments.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(301) 563-6526
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(301) 563-6595
Street Address: 
The Obesity Society Executive Office
Addt'l Street Address: 
8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1320
City: 
Silver Spring
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20910
Country: 
USA

International Journal of Epidemiology

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Encourages communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease, including research into health services and medical care. Also covered are new methods, epidemiological and statistical, for the analysis of data used by those who practise social and preventive medicine. The International Journal of Epidemiology is published six times yearly.

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Food Research and Action Center

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

National nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. Works with national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause, poverty. 

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Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 540
City: 
Washington, DC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009
Country: 
USA

Environmental Health Perspectives

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Governmental Body
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English
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Research
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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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Email Address: 
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/feedbackCreate.action?page=%252Fstatic%252Fcontact.action
Country: 
USA

Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Spanish
Russian
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Research
Community education/development
Publisher

The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

A collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity. The Alliance Steering Committee is comprised of a variety of public and private sector organizations including the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, American Medical GroupAssociation, Canyon Ranch Institute, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) and others.  The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance receives funding from founding sponsor, sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, and supporting sponsors, Allergan, Inc. and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  

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TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

An prevention-driven organization that focuses primarily on the human health and environmental problems caused by low-dose and/or ambient exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function, called endocrine disruptors.  Its large databases on this topic are available for those concerned about public health and environmental quality. 

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(970) 527-4082
Email Address: 
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/contact.php
Fax Number: 
(970) 527-4082
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1407
City: 
Paonia
Province: 
CO
Country: 
USA

Bay Area Working Group on the Precautionary Principle

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
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A diverse collaborative of organizations and individuals that promotes and implements precautionary action to protect health and the environment.  Works for fundamental changes in decision making that build healthier, more just, and sustainable communities, and serves as a resource and catalyst that works locally, regionally, and beyond to promote the precautionary principle through education and outreach, public mobilization, grassroots participation, and policy reform.

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Email Address: 
info@takingprecaution.org

Nuclear Information and Resource Service

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

Founded in 1978 to be the US national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Has expanded both programatically and geographically to initiate large-scale organizing and public education campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing construction of new reactors, radioactive waste transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and more. With international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) the network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe. 

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
301-270-NIRS (301-270-6477)
Email Address: 
nirsnet@nirs.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
301-270-4291
Street Address: 
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 340
City: 
Takoma Park
Province: 
MD
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20912
Country: 
USA
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