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There are other great organizations (many collaborating with HBN) working on healthy materials issues. The list below includes some additional resources that may be useful in your quest for healthier building products. If you are using tools and resources that did not make this list, please share them with us so that we can include them. If you have comments about these resources, good or bad, please let us know that too!

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Contaminating our Bodies with Everyday Products New York Times, Nicholas Kristof, Nov. 28, 2015 "Contaminating our Bodies with Everyday Products" Article
The Endocrine Disruption Exchange: Understanding Endocrine Disruption One page description of what endocrine-disrupting chemicals are, how people are exposed to them, and how they affect our health. Article
The Endocrine Disruption Exchange: Low Doses Matter Infographic summarizing health impacts of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and how people are exposed. Article
It’s not just Flint, poor communities across the country live with extreme pollutants The Washington Post, Chris Mooney, Jan. 27, 2016 "It’s not just Flint: Poor communities across the country live with ‘extreme’ polluters" Article
There are too many Flints | MSNBC MSNBC, Hillary Clinton, Jan. 30, 2016 "There are too many Flints" Article
AIA Sustainability Whitepaper "Materials transparency & risk for architects: An introduction to advancing professional ethics while managing professional liability risks " Article
Sweating the Small Stuff: Some molecules don’t belong in a building. Product transparency helps architects keep them out Architectural Record: June 2016 Talks about Product Transparancy Article
Toxic Inequality: Research points to racial disparities in lead risk, and a model for action Harvard Gazette, October 11, 2016, by Colleen Walsh, Harvard Staff Writer Article