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  • Abex/Remco Hydraulics Corporation, Willits – Public Health Activities  — The California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted health assessment investigations related to exposure from contamination by the former chrome-plating…
  • Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (Buildings 901 and 902), Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County – Public Health Assessment  — In 1993, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), formerly the California Department of Health Services (CDHS), prepared a public health assessment of Advanced Micro Devices Inc (Buildings 901…
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.(Building 915), Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County – Public Health Assessment  — In 1992, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), formerly the California Department of Health Services (CDHS), completed a public health assessment on Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Building…
  • Aerojet-General Corporation Superfund Site, Rancho Cordova – Public Health Activities  —  The Aerojet-General Corporation (Aerojet) is located in Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County….
  • Agricultural Burning: Air Monitoring and Exposure Reduction in Imperial County  —  Burning of agricultural fields to remove crop stubble occurs throughout agricultural areas of the U.S./Mexico border region….
  • Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease in the California Teachers Cohort  — Hundreds of studies implicate exposure to short-term ambient air pollution as a risk factor for exacerbation of pre-existing illness and for mortality in susceptible individuals….
  • Alark Hard Chrome, Riverside – Public Health Activities  — In 2003, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted an evaluation of the public health implications from contamination at the Alark…
  • Amco Chemical Site, West Oakland – Public Health Activities  — In 2005, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted an evaluation of the public health implications of environmental contamination at…
  • Autism in relation to Hazardous and Criteria Air Pollutants  — In this project, existing databases are linked to examine possible environmental factors related to autism….
  • BF Goodrich, Rialto – Public Health Activities  — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) conducted an investigation of the public health implications from contamination at the former BF Goodrich Company….
  • Border Asthma and Allergies Study (BASTA), Imperial County  — In May 2005, the California Department of Public Health conducted a school-based respiratory health survey in Imperial County, California…
  • Border GIS and LANDSAT Project: Pilot study of feasibility of using satellite imagery to predict cropping patterns in Imperial and Mexicali Valleys  — In 1998, EHIB used satellite imaging methods to estimate the types of crops grown in the agricultural Mexicali Valley of Mexico and the land uses for this region….
  • Breast Cancer Among Teachers Exposed to Electro-Magnetic Fields  — Breast cancer, the leading cancer in women, is a disease for which the established risk factors still explain only a small fraction of the population attributable risk….
  • Breast Cancer in California Flight Attendants  — Health problems faced by flight personnel have been a concern of workforce members for some time, but have been little studied by the scientific community….
  • Breast Cancer in California Teachers – Regional Variations  —  BACKGROUND: Observed regional differences in breast cancer incidence could provide valuable clues to the etiology of this disease….
  • California – China Environmental Health Training Program  — The California – China Environmental Health Training Program represents a partnership between the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control & Prevention (SCDC), the Chinese Academy of Preventive…
  • The California Autism Twin Study (CATS)  —  The California Autism Twin Study (CATS) seeks to study the behavior and learning styles of children with autism and their twins….
  • California Breathing: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective  —  California Breathing is a program of the California Department of Public Health that addresses the burden of asthma through a holistic, public…
  • California Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE)  — The California Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE) works in partnership with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Regional Centers, Northern Calfiornia…
  • California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP)  —  California Environmental Health Tracking Program Improving Public Health With Better Information air quality asthma birth defectsbreast cancer mapping cancer carbon monoxide poisoning climate…
  • Casmalia Resources Landfill, Casmalia – Public Health Activities  — In 2005, the California Department of Public Health–formerly the California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted an evaluation of the public health implications from contamination at the Casmalia…
  • Cenco Tank Farm, Huntington Beach – Public Health Activities  — In 2004, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–responded to a citizen’s health concern related to potential lead exposure from the Cenco…
  • Childhood Asthma Coalition in Mendocino County  — California Breathing, in partnership with the Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Initiative (RAMP) and the Mendocino…
  • Childhood Asthma in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region: Trends in Hospitalizations and Air Quality  — EHIB examined air quality data from 1983 to 1994 in two counties on the US-Mexico border to investigate trends in childhood asthma hospitalizations….
  • Childhood Asthma Initiative  — NEW! Study Released Asthma-Related Environmental Practices and Asthma Awareness in California Child Care Centers The Childhood Asthma Initiative (CAI) funded by the California Children and Families…
  • Childhood Cancer – Etiologic Clues Using Geographic Information Systems  — Little is known about the causes of childhood cancers, but there has been increasing public concern that environmental toxicants may contribute to the risk of developing this heterogeneous group of…
  • Childhood lead clustering in Alameda County  — Questions persist about whether most cases of elevated blood lead levels in children (EBLLs, >=10 �g/dL) come from a few small localized geographic areas or are more widely spread….
  • Chrome Crankshaft and J&S; Chrome Plating, Bell Gardens – Public Health Activities  — From 2001 to 2005, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted evaluations of the public health implications from contamination at both…
  • Cohort Study of Girls Nutrition, Environment and Tanner stage  — This project is a renewal of the prior 7-year longitudinal study of factors that affect age at pubertal development in girls and is part of the Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Program (BCERP),….
  • Community Vulnerabilities and Resiliencies to Heat Waves  — California has suffered a number of heat waves (HW) which have resulted in considerable morbidity and mortality….
  • Conoco Service Station, Sacramento, Sacramento County – Public Health Activities  — In 1996, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–responded to a community member?s health concerns related to potential exposure to emissions…
  • Cooper Drum Site, South Gate – Public Health Activities  — In 1994 and again in 2004, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–conducted evaluations of the public health implications of contamination…
  • CTS Printex, Mountain View, Santa Clara County – Public Health Assessment  — In 1992, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), formerly the California Department of Health Services (CDHS), prepared a health assessment to update a preliminary health assessment by the Agency…
  • Del Amo Superfund Site – Public Health Activities  — Since 1984, the California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–now the California Department of Public Health–has conducted health investigations of the Del Amo Superfund Site and surrounding neighborhoods….
  • Delta Watershed Fish Project  —  Mercury, a potent neurotoxin, bioaccumulates in fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed at levels that may pose…
  • Delta Watershed Fish Project 2005-2006  — The purpose of this project was to characterize populations that consume fish from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta watershed and conduct outreach, education and training activities to reduce their…
  • Dioxins in adipose tissue and risk of breast cancer  —  Objective: To evaluate the breast cancer risk associated with body burden levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs)….
  • Dioxins in California  — Since 1987, the California Department of Health Services has been investigating dioxin contamination in California….
  • Early Markers for Autism Study (EMA)  — The goal of the study is to look for early biologic markers (also called biomarkers) for autism….
  • Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Puberty  — This project is part of the larger Bay Area Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Center (BCERC) at UCSF, which includes animal and epidemiological studies….
  • Environmental Health Indicator Report  — An environmental health indicator is a measure of health, environmental quality, or sociodemographics which is important for monitoring the overall health of the population of California….
  • Environmental Health Symposium for Promotores and Community Health Workers  — In June 14, 2011, EHIB hosted an environmental health symposium for promotores and community health workers….
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposures in California Teachers Study Cohort  — There is strong evidence that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) poses a hazard to human health….
  • EPA Aging Initiative – indoor air quality evaluation in West Oakland  — This is a pilot study of a pre-intervention/post-intervention indoor air quality assessment in 10-20 homes of senior citizens residing in a heavy-traffic impacted area of West Oakland, California….
  • Exposure Insights Using GIS in a Case-Control Study  — Little is known about the causes of childhood leukemia, but there is considerable public concern about the potential contribution of environmental toxicants….
  • Fairchild Drive Sign Construction Site, Mountain View, Santa Clara. Health Consultation  —  In 2000, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), formerly the California Department of Health Services(CDHS), prepared a health consultation concerning an on-the-job exposure to environmental…
  • Flag Program: Reducing Exposures to Air Pollution in the Imperial Valley, near the U.S.-Mexico Border  —  Starting in January 2010, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and its collaborators will be conducting health education activities focused on reducing exposures to unhealthy air in the…
  • Flame Retardant Exposure in Flight Attendants (FREFA) study  — Many of the components of airline cabins, such as the seats and plastic parts, have historically been treated with Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) flame retardants….
  • FMC Corporation (Fresno Plant), Fresno County – Site Review and Update  — In 1993, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), formerly the California Department of Health Services, prepared a Site Review and Update for the FMC-Fresno Plant in order to assess conditions…
  • Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program Fish Connection  — EHIB provided technical support and assistance to the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP) Fish Connection….
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Border Region  —  Initiated in 2007, the Border GIS project inventories various types of environmental data for the Border region and assesses Environmental Health Indicators….
  • Georgia Pacific Gypsum (formerly Domtar Gypsum), Antioch – Public Health Activities  — In 2008, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released an evaluation of the ways in which people could be exposed to asbestos from the Georgia Pacific Gypsum (formerly Domtar) facility and…
  • Halaco, Oxnard – Public Health Activities  — In 2008-09, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) conducted an investigation of the public health implications from contamination at the former Halaco Engineering Company site….
  • Health study on asthma and children  — In April 2005, CDHS and ATSDR released the findings from a health study of schoolchildren….
  • HIA Asthma  — The Health Impact Project promotes the use of health impact assessments (HIA) to help decision makers in a wide variety of fields better assess proposed policies, programs, and projects and make decisions…
  • Historic Maps for Traffic Studies  — The goal of this study is to develop a series of historic maps of traffic exhaust exposure in San Diego County which could be used in cancer epidemiology studies….
  • Hookston Station, Pleasant Hill – Public Health Activities — In 2005, the California Department of Public Health–formerly California Department of Health Services (CDHS)–assisted the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board by reviewing and eventually…
  • Hunter’s Point Parcel A, San Francisco, San Francisco County – Health Consultation  — In 2008, as part of a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), prepared a health consultation to assist…
  • Indoor Air Quality in Saugus Schools  — EHIB and EHLB IAQ staff provided technical asssitance and risk communication consultation to the Saugus Unified School District in Los Angeles County regarding classroom indoor air quality concerns.
  • International Consortium for Autism Registry Epidemiology (iCARE)  — Population-based disease registry systems are invaluable research resources due to their non-biased coverage, prospective data collection, large size, and length of follow up….
  • Klau/Buena Vista Mines, San Luis Obispo County – Public Health Activities  — From 2005 to 2010 the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) conducted an investigation of the public health implications from contamination at the Klau and Buena Vista Mines….

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