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Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 9:30 AM

Health and the Environment


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We discuss the impact of the environment on our health with the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. We'll address the risks of plastic additives, lead and mercury -- and the connections between the environment and cancer, asthma and reproductive health.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program, an institute of the National Institutes of Health dedicated to understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of disease

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