Pesticides and Health Publications

Publication for the Public and Public Health Professionals

In addition to Maryland Pesticide Education Network’s monthly enewsletters (see archive and sign up to receive), we have worked with experts in their fields to provide pesticides and health publications and literature to assist health care providers and public health professionals, as well as guides for the general public in English and Spanish.

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For Health Professionals

Pesticides and Public Health: Critical Literature on Human Health

The Journals review peer-reviewed epidemiological studies relevant to health care providers and public health professionals. Each volume also includes news items on pesticides and health helpful to practitioners, including information on the DHMH regulations mandating reporting of pesticide injury.

Volume #1

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Volume #2

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Volume #3

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For the Public

Download these helpful guides based on pesticides and health publications to make your family, home, garden, and yard healthy and safe from pesticide harm.

Pesticides: The Risks, Alternatives and Healthier Choices

This unique, comprehensive resource guide identifies where pesticides are found—from breast milk to cosmetic and cleaning products, to outdoor wood structures. The guide also explains the risks of exposure and is filled with tips on alternative products and methods.

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Pesticidas: Riesgos, Prevención y Opciones Mas Sanas

In addition to the information in the English edition of Pesticides: The Risks, Prevention and Healthier Choices, this publication includes information for farm, domestic and landscape workers regarding occupational exposures, exposure protection and workers’ rights.

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The Healthy Garden Alternative: Easier Than You Think

A guide to creating beautiful gardens that protect our bay, our families, and our pets.

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Make Your Home Safe For Baby: Protect Your Baby From Harmful Pesticides

There are simple ways you can keep pests out of your home without using pesticides that can cause health problems for your new baby and the rest of the family.

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Dele Un Hogar Seguro a Su Bebé: Protéjalo De Los Plaguicidas Dañinos

Existen formas sencillas de mantener a las plagas lejos de su hogar sin tener que usar plaguicidas que puedan provocarle problemas de salud a su recién nacido y al resto de su familia.

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Are We Passing the Grade? Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Failure to Comply with the Integrated Pest Management in Schools Law

September, 2004, A report by the Maryland Pesticide Network

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Are We Passing the Grade? Assessing MD Schools’ Compliance with IPM in Schools Law

September, 2004, A report by the Maryland Pesticide Network

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