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Medical Information and Research
on PESTICIDES

Information Page

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THE ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
OF  PESTICIDES

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~*~New~*~

Clinical Information on Exposures
to Organophosphorous Pesticides

Newcastle University
August 14, 2001
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Although Marie has never shown symptoms of,
suffered from, or taken psychotropic medication for
the more severe forms of psychiatric disturbance
mentioned in the above clinical information,

not all SBU students, alumni, or their children
have been so fortunate.

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Is SBU a Toxic Waste Dump?
Thursday, March 22, 2001 10:15  (CST)

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Tuesday, March 13, 2001  6:00 pm (CST)
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Someone Finally Listened

When Marie first heard of this campaign,

she wept.

"Someone finally is listening,"
she said,
"Maybe this will save someone else's kid."

Please read:
Care For Kids Now

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Comprehensive Pesticide Resources
are now available
through the
Care for Kids Site
Wednesday, March 14, 2001  12:00 noon (CST)
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Poisoned Schools:
New Study Cites Pesticides and Contamination
in Schools as Contributing to Disease

March 19, 2001
CNN
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New Articles:
Basic Information about Pesticides,
and Researching Pesticides' Health Effects
on the Web

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Organophosphate Pesticide Poisoning
Emergency Medicine Textbook
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A Case Study in Exposure to 
(Now-Banned)
Organophosphate Pesticides

ABC News
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Unthinkable Risk
Northwest Coalition for
Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)

The report documents nearly
100 actual incidents,
and cites additional reviews showing
that literally thousands of
children and school staff
have been sickened
by pesticide exposures
at schools around the country.

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Fact Sheet: Organophosphate
and Carbamate Insecticides

Natural Resources Defense Council

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The Adverse Health Effects of Pesticides

~*~Major Update~*~
~*~Migraine and "Toxic Headache" ~*~
Update includes new research on:
Skin Sensitivity and Neurological Sensitization
Accompanying Migraines
and "Toxic Headaches"
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~*~Asthma and Respiratory Disease ~*~
~*~Sensitization Reaction~*~
~*~Chemical Allergies ~*~
~*~Anaphylactic Reactions ~*~
~*~ Reactive Airway Dysfunction Syndrome ~*~
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Information on Pesticide Poisoning
Various Sources
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Toxic Bodies:
Endocrine Disruption, Our Imperiled Future

Environmental News Service
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Chronic Organophosphate Pesticide
Leaves 'Fingerprint,'
'Damages Brain at Low Levels'

BBC News
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Information Brief on Pesticides and
Cholinesterase Inhibition

EXOTOXNET
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Biological Monitoring of Workers
Exposed to Organo-phosphorus Pesticides

British Health and Safety Executive,
First published 1981
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Report on Organophosphate Pesticides
Royal College of  Physicians and Psychiatrists
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Health Effects of Pesticides
NYCAP
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Pesticide Information
The American Medical Association
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The Toxic Effects
of the Organophosphate Pesticide Dursban
on the Immune System

California Department of Health
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Organophosphate Pesticide Dursban
New EPA Review
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THE ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
OF  PESTICIDES

and
"INERT INGREDIENTS"
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Perhaps you will listen to Bill Moyers:
COMING CLEAN
TRADE SECRETS: A Moyers Reports
*PBS*
Public Broadcasting Service

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What Is An Inert Ingredient?
*NCAP*
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
also:
Important NCAP Links

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Inert Ingredients Disclosure Campaign
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Coalition Calls for Open Files
on Pesticide Use

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 80 More Groups
Demand that EPA Require Disclosure
of All Ingredients on Pesticide Label
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Pesticide Industry Willingly
Identifies Inert Ingredients

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ORGANOPHOSPHATES
DURSBAN AND DIAZINON
BANNED

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Scientists Call For Ban on Dursban
Environment News Service
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Organophosphate Dursban
May Be Banned for Indoor Use

June 2000 * Chicago Sun Times
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EPA Bans Pesticide Dursban,
Says Alternatives Available;
Is Diazinon Next to be Banned?

June 8, 2000
CNN Health News
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 EPA Pulls Bug Killer,
Nerve Destroyer Off the Shelf

June 2000 * Philadelphia News
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EPA Bans Most Home Use
of Dursban Pesticide

June 2000 * ABC/Reuters
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Diazinon Banned for Indoor Use
December 2000 * CNN Coverage

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SAFER AND NON-TOXIC
PEST CONTROL

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~*~Updated~*~
Information on Pesticide Poisoning
and Safer Pest Control

Contacts, Information, and Resources
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Pesticide Use Reporting Program
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School Pesticide Use Reduction Program
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Sustainable Agriculture Program
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See NCAP's list of
fact sheets and books

about pesticides and alternatives
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Sign up now for a free copy of the
Journal of Pesticide Reform,
NCAP's quarterly magazine
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Oregon's Governor Signs
Pesticide Use Reporting Bill

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