Online Program

When Environmental Chemicals Act Like Uncontrolled Medicine

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Linda Birnbaum, PhD, National Toxicology Program, NIEHS and NTP, Research Triangle Park, NC
In the same way as medicines are delivered to produce effects in the endocrine system, environmental chemicals can be similarly delivered to produce unwanted endocrine effects, resulting in a staggering increase in several diseases. These effects on endocrine and other physiological systems can have significant population-level impacts and thus require public health approaches to disease control.

Learning Areas:

Environmental health sciences

Learning Objectives:
Describe the linkages between environmental chemical exposures and human health impacts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.