Environment & Human Health (EHHI) is dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policies.
Reports to Promote Policy Changes
Children are a vulnerable population due to their small size and unique physiology. Schools should be as environmentally safe as possible.
New brochure from EHHI suggests 12 simple and low-cost ways to make schools healthier.more info
Found in almost all consumer products, flame-retardants pose special health risks for fetuses, infants, and children.
EHHI recommends sweeping policy changes to protect the public from flame-retardants.more info
Obesity and overweight prevalence is at least 15 percent for all children and adolescents, and higher than 30 percent in some populations.
Learn about EHHI's successful legislative efforts to protect children's health.
Two plastic ingredients, bisphenol A (BPA) and Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), disrupt normal growth and development.
Find out more about hormone-disrupting chemicals in household plastics.more info
Brochures that Protect the Public's Health
12 Reasons Why Synthetic Fields Pose a Health Risk
Synthetic turf fields are made of plastic grass infilled with shredded waste tires known as “crumb rubber.”more info
The Health Effects
of Wood Smoke
Find out how smoke from your neighbor's outdoor wood burning furnace may be affecting your health.more info
Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI) is a ten-member, science-based non-profit organization composed of physicians, public health professionals and policy experts dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policies.more info
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EHHI is a member of a coalition working to prevent fracking waste from entering Connecticut.