New NIEHS Podcast: E-Cigarettes and Teen Health

September 19, 2018

Check out E-Cigarettes and Teen Health, a new podcast interview released by NIEHS on September 14, 2018. While the health effects of e-cigarette use are largely unknown, a variety of chemicals in e-cigarette liquid or produced during use are known … Continued

E-Liquids Misleadingly Labeled or Advertised as Food Products

May 17, 2018

FDA and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued warning letters to companies that misleadingly labeled or advertised nicotine-containing e-liquids as kid friendly food products such as juice boxes, candies, and cookies. E-liquids are dangerous for children, and in fact, young … Continued

New web course on air quality and asthma

August 29, 2017

CDC has teamed with EPA to develop—and accredit—a new course designed for family medicine physicians, internists, pediatricians, occupational and rehabilitation physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, asthma educators, pulmonary specialists, cardiologists, and other medical professionals, “Particle Pollution and Your Patients’ Health”. This … Continued

Asthma Fair on May 6

April 3, 2017

In celebration of World Asthma Day and Asthma Awareness Month, The Triangle Asthma Coalition presents an Asthma Fair. When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Time: 9am – 12:30pm Where: WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Andrews Conference Center Activities include: Educational Sessions (provided … Continued

New EPA tool with visualizations for air quality

March 1, 2017

EnviroAtlas provides interactive resources for exploring the benefits people receive from nature or “ecosystem goods and services” (EGS). EGS are critically important to human health and well-being, but they are often overlooked. EnviroAtlas allows users to access, view, and analyze … Continued