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How to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins

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This webinar, originally presented on March 8, 2016, is part of an ongoing series of educational presentations by experts on issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how a chemical can act like a hormone
  • Recount 3 chemicals with strong evidence for harm in humans
  • Recommend 5 ways to personally decrease exposure to environmental toxins

Presented By:

Kurt Martinuzzi, MD
Assistant Professor
Emory University
Kurt Martinuzzi, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Emory University Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology. He joined the Region 4 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit in 2014. His interests include recurrent pregnancy loss, polycystic ovary syndrome and resident and medical student education.

Approximate Completion Time

60 minutes

Continuing Education Information

This course qualifies as continuing education for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other professionals provided by the Centers for Disease Control and its partners. 

Origination Date – 04/12/2016
Expiration Date – 04/12/2018

CE Available

1.0 CME (for physicians)

1.0 CME (attendance for non-physicians)

1.0 CNE (for nurses)

.10 CEU (for other professionals)

1.0 CHES (for certified health education specialists)

Accreditation Statements

This material was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: 1U61TS000237-02 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

Acknowledgement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorse the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications.

Training Material

  • Presentation
  • Presentation PDF
  • Post-Test
  • How To Obtain Continuing Education Credit