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Science Challenge - A to Z

For every letter of the alphabet, try to think of a health problem that we might study at NIEHS. You might come up with a different answer than we listed in the answer block—that's okay! We've just listed one answer out of many possible health concerns—but here at NIEHS we study just about everything that has to do with your environment's affect on your health! If some of the alphabet letters may be really hard, like Q or Z, don't worry! If you need a little help you can just peek at the answer below! You can even read all about some of the diseases we study in our booklet Environmental Diseases from A to Z.

A

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Allergies and Asthma

B

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Birth defects

C

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Cancer

D

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Dermatitis

E

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Emphysema

F

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Fertility Problems

G

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Goiter

H

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Heart Disease

I

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Immune Deficiency Disease

J

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Job-related Illness

K

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Kidney Disease

L

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Lead Poisoning

M

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Mercury Poisoning

N

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Nervous System Disorders

O

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Osteoporosis

P

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Pneumoconiosis

Q

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Queensland Fever

R

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Reproductive Disorders

S

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Sunburn and Skin Cancer

T

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Tooth Decay

U

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Uranium Poisoning

V

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Vision Problems

W

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Waterborne Disease

X

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Xeroderma Pigmentosa

Y

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Yusho Poisoning

Z

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Zinc Deficiency

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