Resource Center

Today there are more than 80,000 chemicals on the market, many with known or suspected health effects. Learn more about how to limit exposures in your every day life with the resources below.

Brochure for Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico

Feel free to download and/or print our 12 page brochure giving tips for avoiding toxicants during pregnancy.

PROTECT Yourself: Keeping Harmful Chemicals Out of Your Life

Visit our online guide to learn about how adjusting your eating, living, and purchasing habits can help reduce exposures to harmful chemicals.



You may also access our printable brochures:

PROTECT Yourself…




Reproductive Health and the Environment Bulletin

Click here to view PROTECT’s informative guide about the most recent research on environmental exposures and reproductive health.

The Silent Spring Institute’s DetoxMe Smartphone App

DetoxMe is a free smartphone app that provides tips on avoiding exposures and tracks your progress toward reducing harmful chemicals in your daily life. DetoxMe is available on the App Store and on Google Play.

Additional Smartphone Apps

EWG’s Healthy Living App: Ratings for more than 120,000 food and personal care products, now at your finger tips via this product bar-code scanning tool.

ThinkDirty App: Learn about potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products by scanning product bar-codes with this app.

Exposure Prevention Information for Teachers

The Let’s Talk Prevention: Actions You Can Take environmental education program is designed as supplemental stand-alone classroom modules to enhance your current science, health, and environmental studies curriculums by providing real world application of scientific content knowledge.

Information on the Zika Virus

Below, you will find videos released by The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council (DPAC) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Also, visit these continually updated pages for the latest information and resources on Zika Virus.


Useful links:

An Emerging Concern: The Health and Environmental Implications of Chemical Persistence

Silent Spring Institute

The Organics Institute

The Environmental Working Group

Healthy Child Healthy World

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

Green Science Policy Institute

Green America

The Collaborative on Health and the Environment

Made Safe

NIEHS Archived Internet Seminars & Podcasts

Making a Difference: Clean Water Activism and Career Opportunities

Resources for Homes and Schools Affected by Flooding

Environmental Health Perspectives Journal: Preterm Birth Collection