231 INDEX P 231 reducing baby’s exposure to chem- icals that leach from plastic bottles or formula, 16 safe nipple emollients to use during, 16 smoking and, 13 See also Bottle-feeding Breast milk chemicals passed in, 11–12 contaminated drinking water expo- sure and, 14–15 flame retardants in, 15 persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in, 15–16 storage and heating of, 16 C Cadmium, 169 California Air Resources Board, 76 California Environmental Protection Agency, 210 California Proposition 65 warning label, 82 Camphor, 53 Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment, 210 Cancer aflatoxins and, 184 asbestos and, 94, 149–150 cadmium and, 169 clusters of, 182–183 diethylstilbestrol (DES) and, 184 electric and magnetic fields and, 105, 180 eye, 183 food and, 46–47, 50 hazardous waste sites and, 137 increasing rates of childhood, 179 leukemia, 102, 179–182, 184–185 lung, 94, 102, 149–150 myocardial perfusion testing with thallium and, 181 neuroblastoma, 182 nitrates and, 34 nuclear power plants and, 184 pesticides and, 46 prevention of, 179–180 radon and, 102, 155 retinoblastoma, 183 skin, 117, 180 talc and, 93 thyroid, 181 tobacco smoke and, 179–180, 183 Canned food, lead in, 49 Canned liquid formula, 20–21 Carbon monoxide (CO) detectors for, 69, 96–98, 99 long-term effects of exposure to, 98–99 Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards—Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 144 Carpeting in child care centers, 146–147 in the home, 67–68 Cats in child care centers, 147–148 fleas on, 60 Caulk, 154 CCA. See Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) CDC. See Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cell phone use by children, 105–106 during pregnancy, 6–7 radiation exposure from, 106–107 Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), 209 Center for Health, Environment and Justice, 214 Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), 209 Centers for Disease Control and Preven- tion (CDC), 30, 113, 122, 204 Vaccine Information Statements, 186 Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use (CRAU), 42–43 Chamomile tea, 52 Chelation therapy, 171–172, 185 Chemical exposures from artificial turf, 152–153 from art supplies, protecting from, 63–64 bisphenol A (BPA), 16, 19, 20–21, 85 blood testing for, 169–174 in breastfeeding, 11–12 carbon monoxide (CO), 69, 95–99 chromated copper arsenate (CCA), 111–112 from disinfectants used in child care centers, 143–145 from dry-cleaned clothes, 82–83
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