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This page was updated on August 14, 2007

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Links & Resources


Web sites:

Entrepreneurship from eXtension

Personal Finance from eXtension

Children's Environmental Health Resource: Toxicity and Exposure Assessment for Children's Health (TEACH) (EPA)

Children's Health Month Resources

EPA - Household Consumers Pesticide Storage and Disposal Information (Spanish Language). Click on the En espanol button

Recall Web Site: The U.S. government recently set up a new Web site for defective products. There are six different categories: Consumer Products, Motor Vehicles, Boats, Food, Medicine, Cosmetics and Environmental Products. You can also report a product defect.

Soap & Detergent Association

ToxTown from The National Library of Medicine. Tox Town uses color, graphics, sounds and animation to add interest to learning about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public's health (FLASH)

Indoor Air Quality: Second-Hand Smoke:


Asthma & Children's Health:

Back to School with Allergies and Asthma, A Bill of Rights for Children with Allergies and Asthma, Allergy and Asthma Network - Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc., 1998

Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers - Your Children Will Breathe Easier, EPA 402-F-99-005, July 1999.

Other Resources:

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, Available separately from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP), 1997. Call 301-592-8573 for more information.

Sesame Street - A is for Asthma Video, Children’s Television Workshop (English and Spanish versions on same cassette. Available separately from the Children’s Television Workshop, or for loan from the Healthy Indoor Air for America’s Homes Program at 406-994-3451. For more information, contact CES-Asthma Project, Children’s Television Workshop, 1633 Broadway, 40th Floor, New York, New York, 10019.)


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