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EHF: Annual Conference of the Environment and Health Fund – obesity and diabetes (EHF)

If you would like to learn more about environmental pollutants, diabetes and obesity, you can attend the Annual Conference of the Environment and Health Fund (EHF), which will take place December 18th, 2013, in Herzliya, Israel.

The keynote speakers include Prof. Bruce Blumberg from UC-Irvine, Prof. Joel Schwartz from Harvard University and Prof. Lars Lind and Dr. Monica Lind from Uppsala University. The lectures will cover the mechanisms through which environmental pollutants can lead to diabetes and obesity, epidemiological studies linking exposure to environmental pollutants, diabetes and obesity both in children and adult, and the day will end with a panel discussion on the state of the evidence and research challenges.

Registration fees will be waived for international participants attending the conference. Please contact EHF directly: For the conference program: EHF 2013 Annual Conference

Originally posted on 27 November 2013

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