RAMP Digest – December 17, 2009

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Volume 1, Number 2

GENERAL 

Funding Opportunity: The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Releases Guidelines for Funding Health Disparities Research on Minority and Underserved Populations; Letter of Intent due: January 26th

Funding Opportunity: EPA Announces Grant to Reduce Public Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants; Application Due: January 29th

Funding Opportunity: Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Announces Request for Proposals (RFP) to Help Communities Understand and Reduce Risks Due to Toxic Pollutants and Environmental Concerns; Application due: March 9th

Resource: Sonoma County’s Environmental Health Division Announces the Addition of The Healthy Homes Program on County Website 

Resource: The ALA’s Flu Clinic Locator System for California is Operating with Two Major Changes Regarding H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Clinics

Study: Exposures to Metals and Diesel Emissions in the Air Are Linked to Respiratory Symptoms in Young Children Living in New York City

Study: Contrary to Previous Studies, Acetaminophen Use during Pregnancy May Not Increase Asthma Risk in Offspring

Study: Indoor and Outdoor Pollutants Work Together to Cause More Damage to Young Lungs, According to New Research

Study: The EPA is Wrapping Up a 60-Day Initiative Looking at Toxic Air Pollution Around Schools to Gauge the Health Effects Linked to Pollution Exposure

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