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The following health conditions have been linked to environmental exposures. Click on the links in brackets for background information of the illnesses and on the links below each category for related news articles.

See also this list of Canadian Medical Association Journal articles for general reading on environmental contaminants and their effect on human health (all but the first article are accessible without a subscription):

Environmental Contaminants Series

 

Autism

(Autism Society Canada)


Auto-immune Diseases

(AARDA.org article)

CATEGORIES OF A-I Diseases

- Allergies  (Allergy-Asthma Information Centre)

- Asthma (PEI Asthma Centre)

- Celiac Disease (Canadian Celiac Association | Celiac.com | U of Maryland Celiac Research Centre)

- Eosinophilic disorders (aka EGIDs = eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders) (APFED)

- Mastocytosis (NIAID | Mastocytosis Society Canada Support Forum)

  • Symptoms of Mastocytosis (video explains mast cell activation symptomatology and testimonies from patients suffering from mastocytosis or mast cell related diseases)

Cancer

(Canadian Cancer society)

- Mesothelioma


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelopathy (CFS/ME)

(National ME/FM Action Network)

Fybromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)

(National ME/FM Action Network)


Multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS)


Obesity

  • Programmed to be Fat? Controversial new science is raising suspicion that chemicals in the environment may be programming us to be fat. (The Nature of Things CBC, 12 Jan 2012)

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