For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, here are two discussions on human health:
Thursday, April 24th @ 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Challenged Conceptions - The Impact of Environmental Chemicals on Fertility and the Developing Fetus.
Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with Sarah Janssen, MD, PhD and MPH, who is a practicing physician and science fellow with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Dr. Janssen, a new mom, is an expert in endocrine-disrupting chemicals that can detrimentally impact pregnancy, fertility and the developing fetus. Come find out what the latest science says about the impact of chemicals on fertility and what you can do if you are pregnant and what to reduce your exposure to harmful toxins.
Wednesday, May 7th @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Pesticides and Playgrounds - Chemicals in Our
Children’s Everyday Environment
Schools and preschools, daycare centers, parks and playgrounds are all potential places where are children are exposed to pesticides. Come join Charlotte Brody of Commonweal, Renee Sharp from the Environmental Working Group, and Susan Kegley from the Pesticide Action Network North America to share resources that you can use to protect your family from the harmful effect of pesticides. From food shopping to household cleaning supplies to local pesticide policies, pick up some everyday tips and tools to use and share.
Both of these are in Palo Alto at the Art Center (1313 Newell)
Edited by stins - Thu, 03 Apr 2008 23:11:12 GMT