RESOURCES/LINKS

 

The following resources provide much valuable information relevant to chemical sensitivity and environmentally related illnesses, but a listing here is not an endorsement of all the material appearing on these websites.

 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

Chemical Sensitivity Foundation

Dedicated to raising public awareness about multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)

www.chemicalsensitivityfoundation.org

 

Chemical Injury Information Network

Support and advocacy organization dealing with MCS

www.ciin.org

 

Human Ecology Action League

Concerned about the health effects of environmental exposures

www.healnatl.org

 

National Center for Environmental Health Strategies

Working to protect the public health and improve the lives of people affected by chemical and environmental exposures

www.ncehs.org

 

MCS Referral & Resources

Professional outreach, patient support and public advocacy devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, accommodation and prevention of MCS (archived material)

www.mcsrr.org

 

The EI Wellspring

Practical tips for coping with chemical and electrical hypersensitivity

www.eiwellspring.org

 

Planet Thrive

Online health community for people recovering from environmental and other chronic illnesses like Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, fibromyalgia, MCS, and mold illness, and others inspired to live a healthier, non-toxic lifestyle

http://planetthrive.com

 

HEAL of Southern Arizona

Member support, educating the public about MCS and the health effects of chemicals

www.healsoaz.org

 

Environmental Health Network of California

Promote public awareness of environmental sensitivities and causative factors, focus on access and developments relating to the environmentally sensitive

http://ehnca.org

 

Cellular Phone Task Force

Education of the public about electromagnetic pollution, advocacy for an electromagnetically cleaner environment, support for individuals disabled by radiation from wireless technology and other sources

www.cellphonetaskforce.org

 

AUTHORS/RESEARCHERS

 

Debra Lynn Dadd

Author of Nontoxic and Natural and many other books on less-toxic products

www.debralynndadd.com

 

Pam Gibson, PhD

Author of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, A Survival Guide, research on the life impacts of MCS

www.MCSresearch.net

 

Claudia Miller, MD

Co-author of Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes, free download at this site

www.drclaudiamiller.com

 

Doris Rapp, MD

Author of Is This Your Child’s World and many other books about unrecognized allergies and sensitivities in children

www.dorisrappmd.com

 

Anne Steinemann, PhD

Research on the hazards of fragrance chemicals

www.drsteinemann.com

 

Grace Ziem, MD, DrPH

Specialist in chemical injury and chemical sensitivity

www.chemicalinjury.net

 

Physicians

 

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

International association of physicians and other professionals practicing and/or knowledgeable about environmental medicine, search for members by state

www.aaemonline.org

 

Erica Elliott, MD

Practices family and environmental medicine, Santa Fe, NM

www.ericaelliottmd.com

 

Reports

 

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Report

Recommendations for constructing and maintaining public buildings to be more accessible for people with chemical and electromagnetic sensitivities, project of the National Institute of Building Sciences with funding from the federal Access Board

www.access-board.gov/research/completed-research/indoor-environmental-quality

 

Videos

 

Alison Johnson, Film Producer & Author

Author of many books and documentaries on MCS

www.alisonjohnsonmcs.com

 

Susan Abod, Film Producer

Funny, You Don’t Look Sick, www.susanabod.com/funny.html

Homesick, www.homesick-video.com

 

Pesticides

 

Beyond Pesticides

Information and advocacy, identifying the risks of conventional pesticides and promoting non-chemical and least–toxic management alternatives

www.beyondpesticides.org

 

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

Works to protect people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems, pesticide fact sheets

www.pesticide.org

 

Healthy Hospitals

Controlling Pests Without Harmful Pesticides

Report by Beyond Pesticides and Health Care Without Harm

www.beyondpesticides.org/hospitals/Healthy_Hospitals_Report.pdf