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  • Toxicology
  • California Poison Control System Answer Book : Commonly-asked Questions about Poisonings and Prevention
    Although this book can increase your knowledge about prevention and first aid, it is not intended as a substitute for a call to the Poison Center if you have a problem.

    EXTOXNET provides pesticide toxicology and environmental chemistry information as a cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University (where primary files are maintained and archived), Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho.

    FDA Poisonous Plant Database
    This database contains references to the scientific literature describing studies of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

    This is an occupational toxicology database designed to link jobs to hazardous job tasks which are linked to occupational diseases and their symptoms. It is a relational database of chemicals, jobs and diseases. Part of the TOXNET system from the National Library of Medicine.

    Household Products Database
    This database from the National Library of Medicine links over 7,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

    MSDS: Material Safety Data Sheets
    Find MSDS information on the Internet along with many links.

  • Travel Medicine
    This web site which is updated daily was created by a physician who specializes in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

    Tips for Traveling Abroad
    The US Department of State provides a thorough list of some quick tips to make your travel easier and safer.

    Travelers' Health
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides health information on specific destinations, outbreaks of concern to international travelers, specific diseases that can affect travelers, and vaccination recommendations for travelers of all ages.

    2014 Yellow Book
    The Yellow Book is published every two years by the CDC as a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks, though a useful resource for the traveler.

    WHO International Travel and Health
    The World Health Organization (WHO) presents information which covers certain health hazards to which the traveller may be exposed and indicates the areas in which these hazards are most likely to occur.


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