Thriving Communities Start with Healthy Homes

Environmental hazards in the home harm millions of children each year, and lurk in unsuspecting homes across the country. Environmental Professionals can help protect the health of children and families in their community by understanding the connection between health and housing, and how to take a holistic approach to identify and resolve problems that threaten the health and well-being of residents.

Phthalates in Your Mac and Cheese

July 13, 2017 | Potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates have been banned from children's teething rings and rubber duck toys for over a decade, but have been found in high concentrations in macaroni and cheese mixes using powdered cheese. DEOHS Adjunct Professor Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana weighs in on the issue in the NY Times.

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