Book: Pediatric Environmental Health

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Pediatric Environmental Health is an extremely valuable publication in the field of pediatric environmental health for pediatric health care providers and those in public health. Several of NEEF's tools and resources for pediatric health care providers are referenced in this publication, including the Pediatric Environmental History Initiative, Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers, and Children and Nature Initiative.

The 3rd edition of Pediatric Environmental Health is the landmark AAP guide to the identification, prevention, and treatment of pediatric environmental health problems. Developed by the AAP Council on Environmental Health and edited by Ruth A. Etzel, MD, PhD and Sophie J. Balk, MD, the 3rd edition has been completely revised and expanded, featuring 59 chapters - more than 900 pages - addressing topics such as birth defects, global climate change, plasticizers, the precautionary principle, and more. From asbestos to radiation, ultraviolet rays, pesticides, asthma, lead, tobacco, and child care and school environments, this new edition includes current information on an exhaustive range of environmental health issues.

The publication is available in print or eBook at the AAP online bookstore at

934 pages
ISBN 13: 978-1-58110-313-7

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About the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) provides knowledge to trusted professionals who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national audiences to solve everyday environmental problems. Together, we generate lasting positive change.

NEEF partners with professionals in health, education, media, business and public land management to promote daily actions for helping people protect and enjoy the environment. Through our primary programs - Classroom Earth, National Public Lands Day, National Environmental Education Week, Business and Environment, Earth Gauge and Health & Environment - we offer Americans knowledge to live by. To learn more, call (202) 833-2933 or visit

National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
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