ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.
Designed for the lay person and practioners, the Tracking Network is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. You can view maps, tables, and charts with data about: chemicals and other substances found in the environment, some chronic diseases and conditions, and specific areas in the country.
TEHIP maintains a comprehensive toxicology and environmental health web site that includes access to resources produced by TEHIP and by other government agencies and organizations. This web site includes links to databases, bibliographies, tutorials, and other scientific and consumer-oriented resources.
Search products and ingredients, with links to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), to find potentially hazardous materials, including products in categories such as arts and crafts, personal care and pet care.
One of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIEHS’s mission is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives. See especially the following: Recently Published Research; News Releases; Funding Opportunities; and the Health & Education area’s brochures and fact sheets, along with an A-Z listing of major health topics related to or affected by environmental exposure.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Established as a cooperative effort within the Public Health Service to coordinate toxicology research and testing activities within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Provides information about potentially toxic chemicals to health, regulatory and research agencies and the public, and to strengthen the science base in toxicology.
Natural Standard is a database of evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. It utilizes a grading system which reflects the level of available scientific data for or against the use of each therapy for a specific medical condition. One of the database sections is Environmental & Global Health.