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Environmental Health Topics - A to Z

Arsenic
    Arsenic in Drinking Water Fact Sheet 

Asbestos 
   Asbestos Fact Sheet 
   
  
 Asbestos - Automotive Brake and Clutch Repair Work,
   Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  
   Information from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 

   Information from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) 

    Vermiculite Attic Insulation Brochure

   Vermiculite Consumer Products Fact Sheet

Asthma
    Asthma Initiative of Michigan (AIM) 
 
    
MDCH Asthma Web Page 

Benzene
   
 Benzene - Health effects and more 

Cancer
   What is Cancer? 

Carbon Monoxide
   Carbon Monoxide Poisoning website 

Chemical Terrorism
   
   
Chemical Information Resource Matrix 

Climate Change
   Preparing for the Public Health Impacts of Climate Change 

Dioxin
   Dioxin Information
   
   Dioxins, Furans, and Your Health along the Tittabawassee and Saginaw Rivers 

Drywall (Chinese)
   Report Summary (US CPSC) 

Electric and Magnetic Fields 
   Electric and Magnetic Fields

Environmental Odors
   
Environmental Odors Website

Environmental Sampling (Air/Soil/Water)
   ATSDR Air Sampling & Modeling Booklet 

Fish and Wild Game
   Eat Safe Fish & Wild Game 

Hazardous Substances and Emergency Event Surveillance 
   Michigan HSEES Program 

Healthy Homes
   Healthy Homes Brochure 

   
Good Health Begins at Home from the Centers for Disease Control

Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling
  Getting Rid of Unwanted Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs 
 
 
 HHW & Recycling Fact Sheet 

KI 
  Potassium Iodide Program 

Lead
  Healthy Homes Program & 
 
 Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
  Lead in Venison
  Protect Your Child From Lead in Venison
  Lead in Venison for Food Service Providers

Mercury
   Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)
   
   
Mercury Spills, Vapors and Your Health website 

   Mercury Poisoning Linked to Use of Face Lightening Cream  

       Warning: Mercury in Home Made Face Creams 
 
   
Michigan Fish Advisory 
 
   
Mercury Pollution Prevention


Methamphetamine (Meth) Labs

   
Cleanup of Clandestine Drug Laboratory Guidance

Mold
    All About Mold  

Oil 
     Home Heating Oil Tanks

Woodburning and Air Quality
   Outdoor Wood Boilers 

   
Woodsmoke and Health    

PBBs
   
 PBBs (Polybrominated Biphenyls) - Frequently Asked Questions

Pesticides
   
   Home Pesticide and Disinfectant Fact Sheet  

   Michigan Occupational Pesticide Illness and Injury Brochure - English  

   Michigan Occupational Pesticide Illness and Injury Brochure - Spanish 

   What You Need to Know About Pesticides and Your Health 

   
Zinc Phosphide Fact Sheet - Information for Pet Owners

Pool Chemicals

   Video!  Safe Use and Storage of Pool Chemicals  

   Pool Chemical Safety

   Preventing Pool Chemical Injuries

   Pool Chemical Safety Poster  (English)  
   Pool Chemical Safety Poster  (Spanish) 

   Pool Chemical Storage Poster   (English)
   Pool Chemical Storage Poster 
  (Spanish)

   Healthy Swimming Poster 
 

Waterproofing Products
   Waterproofing product hazards:Fact sheet for the public

   Waterproofing product hazards:  Fact sheet for healthcare providers

Other Useful Websites
More MDCH brochures 
Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Hispanic Environmental Health Page 


**See also the  Toxic Substances Information Directory  for a listing of information sources on 19 different environmental and occupational health topics.** 


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