References and Resources

References:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. (n.d.). Asthma Statistics. Retrieved on February 18, 2008 from http://www.aaaai.org/media/resources/media_kit/asthma_statistics.stm.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. (1999). Handbook of pediatric environmental health. Elk Grove Village, IL: Author.

American Association of Poison Control Centers. Quick facts on poison exposures in the United States. Retrieved June 11, 2007 from http://www.1-800-222-1222.info/stats/home.asp.

Bode, M. (1996). Itís in the air. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Cooperative Extension Service.

Bower, L.M. (2000). Creating a healthy household. Bloomington, IN: The Healthy House Institute.

Hammett. W. (1990). Reducing hazardous products in the home. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service.

Healthy Homes Partnership. (2002). Help yourself to a healthy home. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin.

Indiana Family and Social Services, Bureau of Child Care. (n.d.). Reasons why the Indiana Poison Center has stopped offering Mr. Yuk stickers. Retrieved June 11, 2007 from http://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/3226.htm.

Iowa State University Entomology Department (1999). Catnip and Osage Orange Components Found to Repel German Cockroaches. Retrieved from http://www.ent.iastate.edu/dept/research/tox/catnip.html.

Jacobs, S. B. (2007). German Cockroaches. Retrieved from http://www.ento.psu.edu/Extension/factsheets/pdfs/germanCockroach.pdf

Morely, R.(Speaker). (2007). Healthy Homes and Kids: Making the Connection (Childrenís Health Protection Webcast). Washington DC: Environmental Protection Agency.

National Safety Council. (n.d). IAQ fact sheet on biological pollutants in your home. Washington DC: Author. Retrieved June 11, 2007 from http://www.nsc.org/resources/Factsheets/environment/bio_contaminants.aspx.

Purdue Research Foundation. (1996). Air fresheners. West Lafeyette, IN: Author. Retrieved June 11, 2007 from http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/%7Eepados/waste/house/airfresh.htm.

Reichel, C. (1994). Be aware of your indoor air. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.

Reichel, C. (2005). Avoiding mold hazards in your flooded home. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.

Reichel, C. (2005). Mold: Important questions, objective answers. Baton Rouge: LA: Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.

United States Department of Agriculture & United States Environmental Protection Agency (n.d.). Healthy indoor air for Americaís Homes. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University Extenstion. Retrieved June 12, 2007 from http://www.montana.edu/wwwcxair/.

United States Environmental Protection Agency & United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. (1995). The inside story: A guide to indoor air quality. (EPA-402-K-93-007). Washington DC: Office of Radiation and Indoor Air Quality.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (1994). A citizenís guide to radon: The guide to protecting yourself and your family from radon (EPA-402-K92-001). Washington DC: Author.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (1996). Protect your family and yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning. (6607J EPA-402-F-96-005). Washington DC: Indoor Environments Division.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2002). A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home. (6609J, EPA 402-K-02-003). Washington DC: Office of Air and Radiation Indoor Environments Division.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2004). Lead in your home: A parentís reference guide. (EPA-747-B-98-002). Washington DC: Author.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2004). Protect your children Ė Take the smoke-free home pledge. (EPA-402-04-002). Washington DC: Author.

Resources:

Web Resources:

Video Resources:

  • Home Air Care - Indoor Air and Your Health, American Lung Association
  • IAQ Video Sampler - Healthy Indoor Air for Americaís Homes, USEA /USDA. 1996

Other Resources:

  • A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home. EPA 402-K-02-003 http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html
    Can be ordered from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    National Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
    P.O. Box 42419, Cincinnati, OH 42419
    www.epa.gov/ncepihom
    • A Toll-free phone service with live customer service representative assistance at NSCEP is available Monday through Friday from 9:00am-5:30pm eastern time. Voice Mail is available after operating hours. Call 1-800-490-9198 or fax your requests to (301) 604-3408. E-mail: nscep@bps-lmit.com
  • EPA Region 7, 726 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101 (IA, KS, MO, NE)
  • EPAís Smoke-free Home Program www.epa.gov/smokefree
  • Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse U.S. EPA. PO Box 37133, Washington D.C. 20013-7133. 800-438-4318. iaqinfo@aol.com
  • American Lung Association. www.lungusa.org
  • National Association of Home Builders, 15th and M Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
  • National Environmental Health Association, 720 South Colorado Blvd., South Tower, Suite 970, Denver, CO 80222
  • National Service Center for Environmental Publications at 1-(800) 490-9198
  • University Extension Center or Extension Publications & Videos, 800-292-0969

Check your phone book or the web for the information sources listed below:

  • Public library
  • Local University Extension office
  • Local hospitals and health care providers
  • County Health Department

Toll-Free Numbers of Agencies and Organizations for Air Quality Information:

  • American Lung Association (NE): 1-800-LUNG-USA
  • EPA Indoor Air Quality INFO Clearinghouse: 1-800-438-4318
  • EPA Region VII Office: 1-800-223-0425
  • National Lead Information Center: 1-800-LEAD-FYI
  • Toxic Substances Control Act Assistance Information Service: 202-554-1404 (US)
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission: 1-800-638-CPSC (2772)
  • National Pesticides Telecommunications Network: 1-800-858-PEST.
  • Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222. This new number provides everyone in the U.S. free access - 24 hours a day - 7 days a week - to their regional poison center.

If you have any questions or need information contact:

Lucy Schrader
Building Strong Families Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
162 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-4071
SchraderL@missouri.edu  

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