In WSPEHSU News

A Network of Pediatric Environmnetal Health Speciality Units (PEHSUs): Filling a Critical Gap in the Health Care System

Symposium on Cumulative Impacts and Children’s Environmental Health –  January 16 to 17, 2013, at the Cal EPA Building in Sacramento
January 16 – 17, 2013
Children are exposed to many contaminants and stressors that can affect their health. The idea that the combination of different exposures and factors affects health is often referred to as “cumulative impacts.” This symposium is the first to consider cumulative impacts as they pertain specifically to children. Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at UCSF is organizing  the symposium, along with partners –  the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment at Cal EPA and the Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment at UC Berkeley. Information at: http://circle.berkeley.edu/KidsCImpacts.html.