229 Index A AAP. See American Academy of ­ Pediatrics (AAP) Acanthosis nigricans, 187 ADHD. See Attention-deficit/­ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Adolescents. See Teenagers Adoption, 6 Aflatoxins, 184 Agency for Toxic Substances and ­Disease Registry (ATSDR), 204 Air cleaners for asthma, 176–177 in child care centers, 147 for the home, 74–76 Air fresheners, 70 Air quality home air fresheners and, 70 allergy and asthma triggers and, 73–74 asbestos and, 92–93 compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and, 71 humidifiers and, 71 molds and, 73, 74 plants and, 70–71 things to do for good, 69–70 woodstoves and fireplaces and, 71–72 neighborhood asthma and, 129–130 face dust masks and, 130 information about, 128 molds and, 186 nuclear power plants and, 132–133 odors from hog farms and, 131 outdoor exercise and, 129 ozone and, 130 protecting against poor, 128–129 silica and, 132 traffic pollution and, 131–132 US EPA Office of Air and Radiation, 207 WHO information about, 212 Alcohol intake, 8 Allergic contact dermatitis, 159 Allergies. See Asthma and allergies Allergy & Asthma Network, 212 Alliance for Healthy Homes, 212 American Academy of Dermatology, 161 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), xvii–xviii, 212 on athletic activities in the heat, 113 on cell phone use by children, 106 on contaminated drinking water and breastfeeding, 15 Council on Environmental Health, xviii on nutrition, 189 on pacifiers, 20 on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in breast milk, 15 recommendations on breastfeeding, 15, 16 on tanning salons, 161 on testing of hazardous chemicals, 198 on tobacco exposure, 146 on toy recalls, 100 on vitamin D supplementation, 51, 117 American Association of Poison Control Centers, 213 American Cancer Society, 213 American Gas Association, 97 American Lung Association, 213 American Medical Association, 161 American Society for Testing and ­ Materials (ASTM), 63, 65 American Thyroid Association Taskforce on Radioiodine Safety, 181 America’s Children and the ­ Environment, 208 Animals in child care centers, 147–148 diseases transmitted by, 182 fleas on, 60 Antibiotics in food, 41–43 Ants, 60–61 Arsenic from chromated copper arsenate (CCA)–treated wood, 112, 148–149 in drinking water, 35 in food, 47–48 in store-bought baby food, 45 Art and Creative Materials Institute, 63, 65
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