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Your Environment. Your Health.

Research Highlights

The vision of NIEHS is to use environmental health sciences to understand human disease and improve human health. Below are some research highlights from NIEHS scientists since its founding in 1966.

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National Toxicology Program, Report on Carcinogens, acetone, cumene, human carcinogen, known, pentachlorophenol, phenol, reasonably anticipated
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Collaborating Centre, Environmental Health Sciences, WHO, World Health Organization, children's environmental health, climate change and human health, developmental origins of health and disease, e-waste, indoor air pollution
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Toxicity, children's health, genes, lung
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National Toxicology Program Report on Carcinogens, cancer, carcinogens
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National Toxicology Program, Report on Carcinogens, notable NIEHS program, toxicity
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Notable NIEHS programs, toxicity
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