Health and Environmental Resources From the National Library of Medicine

Provides a fun experience while teaching about household chemical hazards. Intended for children from 7-11 years old.

Tox Town
Interactive guide to toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places. Target audience is students above elementary-school level, educators, and the general public.

TOXinvaders – (mobile iOS game) (Grades 6 – 12)
Learn chemistry while saving the environment from toxic chemicals.

Run4Green – (Grades 6 – 12)
Mobile iOS game that teaches students about environmental conservation.

Environmental Health Student Portal
Educational resources for middle school students and teachers on how the environment affects health.

Toxicology Tutorial
Basic toxicology principles written at the introductory college student level.

Household Products Database
Safety and health information for products used in and around the home.

Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources.

Enviro-Health Links
Evaluated links to Internet resources on selected toxicology and environmental health issues.

Specific Enviro-Health Links Pages

Climate Change and Health

Environmental Justice

Indoor Air

Hexavalent Chromium and Other Chromium Compounds

Lead and Human Health

Mercury and Human Health

Outdoor Air

Water Pollution

Chemical Emergencies

Children in Disasters and Emergencies

Community and Personal Preparedness

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Apps and Mobile Optimized Pages


Sources of Emergency and Disaster Health Information from the U.S. Government

Weather and Storms

Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.

Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

HSDB (Hazardous Substance Data Bank)
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals.

Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics.

Specific Medline Plus Topics Pages

Environmental Health

Air Pollution


Drinking Water

Electromagnetic Fields

Hazardous Waste

Indoor Air Pollution

Lead Poisoning




Occupational Health

Oil Spills


Radiation Exposure

Water Pollution

Health Hotlines
Directory of health-related organizations with toll-free telephone numbers. A Health Hotlines App is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology, 2nd Edition
Definitions and explanatory notes for terms frequently used in the field of toxicology.

News and Information

National Center for Environmental Health

Information about Lead

Information about Healthy Homes

Information about Healthy Places

Resources in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Lead in Water (Testing)

Philadelphia Lead and Healthy Homes

Healthy Row Homes Project

Philadelphia’s Comprehensive Plan and Its Role in Promoting Health