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Learn about environmental health
Harmful substances in the environment—such as radon, lead, and pesticides—can make you sick. Our environmental health topics can help you learn more about these hazards so you can ensure that the places you live, work, and play are safe for you and your family.
Find the information you need in topics such as:
- Asbestos and Lung Cancer
- Avoiding Mercury in Fish
- Black Lung Disease
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- Child Safety: Air Pollution
- Controlling Indoor Mold
- Environmental Illness
- Environmental Illness in Children
- Environmental Illness: Evaluating Your Home or Workplace
- Insect Repellents
- Lead Poisoning
- Purifying Your Drinking Water
- Quitting Smoking and Avoiding Smoke During Pregnancy
- Radiation Exposure: Risks and Health Effects
- Radon Prevention: Sub-Slab Depressurization
- Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
- Tips for Reducing Pesticide Exposure in Your Home
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