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Children’s Environmental Health Listserve: Upcoming Conferences
August 24, 2010, 1:17 pm
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The 8th Annual Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment
Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools September 24th, 2010, Washington, DC
Join us for the 8th Annual Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment. The conference is targeted to health care providers, public health professionals and the interested public. Continuing education credits (CME, CHES, CNE and CEU) will be available to participants.

Children First: Promoting Ecological Health for the Whole Child October 1, 2010 University of California, San Francisco
Registration now open, early bird $35
Pediatric Integrative Medicine embraces a holistic, whole-child approach, specifically examining the context – the ecology – in which optimal health and wellness is promoted. This groundbreaking one-day symposium will highlight a range of interacting factors that influence child health and development, including nutrition, education, socio-economic status, exposures to toxic chemicals, and access to preventative health care. Leaders in these fields of expertise will also describe model programs and concrete steps toward creating optimal and sustainable environments in which children can thrive and reach their full potential.
This symposium is open to health professionals, research scientists, parents, school administrators, teachers, policymakers, city planners, nutritionists and all others concerned with ensuring children have the best possible environments in which to grow and develop. Note the meeting will be held the day before the start of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Francisco.


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