Arsenic

Arsenic

Arsenic
(Southeast Pediatric Health Specialty Unit)
Arsenic is a dangerous poison that is widely found in the natural environment. This short article answers questions about arsenic exposure in easy-to-understand terms. Learn how your family can get exposed to arsenic, what the health effects are, how to tell if your family has been exposed to high levels of arsenic, and how to decrease your risk.
http://www.pediatrics.emory.edu/centers/pehsu/concern/arsenic.html
Arsenic and Human Health
(National Library of Medicine)
This page provides links to selected web sites about exposure and the dangers of arsenic in the environment
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/arsenicandhumanhealth.html
Public Health Statement for Arsenic
(Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)
This federal agency’s mission is to protect the public from harmful exposures and disease. This section on arsenic provides facts on the nature of arsenic, what the known health risks from it are, and how you can reduce your exposure to it.
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/phs/phs.asp?id=18&tid=3
ToxFAQs™ for Arsenic
(Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)
This federal agency’s mission is to protect the public from harmful exposures and disease. This section on arsenic provides facts on the nature of arsenic, what the known health risks from it are, and how you can reduce your exposure to it.
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/tf.asp?id=19&tid=3

Last Modified: Wednesday December 14, 2005 2:35 PM