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Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

  1. Antimicrobials in Hospital Furnishings: Evidence to Support Lacking

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    A New Report by Science Director Dr. Ted Schettler Antimicrobials in Hospital Furnishings: Do They Help Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections? Press Release here: Health care decision-makers should seek more evidence of safety and effectiveness before purchasing furnishings containing antimicrobials, concludes a comprehensive review released today by Health Care Without Harm. The report found very little support for…Read More →

  2. Winterlude

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    Dear Friends,   We want to thank you for being part of the environmental health movement in a crucial time. Thank you for doing the hard but important work, side by side with us. Thank you for being part of SEHN in all the ways that you do — emotionally, financially, intellectually — your support…Read More →

  3. Give the Gift of Health!

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    Support SEHN’s legal, intellectual, and scientific work for the environmental health movement “To support the work of environmental public health is to bolster the probability of a non-event: The tumor that never metastasized. The baby carried to term. The carefree child on the playground. For 20 years, prevention has been the work of the Science…Read More →

  4. Mind the (COP21) Gap: Introducing Climate Countdown – a webseries on the path to Paris

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    “We will move to a low-carbon world because nature will force us or because policy will guide us. If we wait until nature forces us, the cost will be astronomical.” – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on ClimateChange   “2015 is the big year for climate change and this web-series is…Read More →