New & Noteworthy Archive
We are happy to announce PNASH Center's new NIOSH award for our next five years. Center Director, Richard Fenske, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, attributes the Center's success, "to the quality of our interdisciplinary research teams and our commitment to industries, workers and communities to address issues that are meaningful to them."
The developing fetus and children living in agricultural areas are at higher risk for exposure to pesticides and nitrates. Living in close proximity to agricultural fields, living with someone who works in agriculture, and living in a home where pesticides are used increase the risk for exposure to pesticides.