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GEMS: Great Environmental Moments in Science

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Understanding Exposures in Children's Environments

EPA scientists and their partners provide key research outcomes for understanding and reducing environmental risks to children's health.


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Closing the Asthma Gap for Minority and Poor Children

EPA scientists and their partners are working to better understand why asthma disproportionately affects minority and poor children.


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The National Children's Study

EPA researchers contribute to the largest federal study ever undertaken to examine environmental influences on the health and development of children.


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The Science Matters Podcast: Questions and Answers with EPA's Dr. Peter Grevatt

The latest Science Matters podcast features Dr. Peter Grevatt, the director of EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection.


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Mothers Matter: Looking for a Healthy Start

EPA researchers and their partners are exploring the links between early exposures to pollution and potential health effects later in life.


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Predicting the Future of Children's Health

EPA's Virtual Embryo project is helping scientists understand how chemical exposure affects a developing embryo.


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Ask a Scientist: Q&A with Sally Perreault Darney, Ph.D.

Sally Perreault Darney, PhD, is an Associate National Program Director for EPA's Chemical Safety for Sustainability research program.


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Protecting Growth and Development

EPA research is developing the tools and information needed to better understand the potential risks posed by endocrine disrupting chemicals.


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Protecting Children's Health for a Lifetime

EPA and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences support a network of research centers working to improve children's health and prevent disease.

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