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Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news on the impact of the environment on human health. EHP is published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and its content is free online. Print issues are available by paid subscription.DISCLAIMER
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Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), the peer-reviewed journal of the United States' National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, is an important vehicle for the dissemination of environmental health information and research findings. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field.With an impact factor of 5.64, EHP ranks first among 160 environmental sciences journals and second among 100 public, environmental, and occupational health journals. EHP is read in over 190 countries.

Electronic submission and review are the norm for the more than 1200 manuscripts received each year. With a rejection rate of 80% only the best articles are published. These articles are published within 24 hours of acceptance on ehponline as EHP-in-Press articles and are completely citable using the CrossRef DOI system.

EHP has an international outreach program that includes complimentary subscriptions to developing countries and a Chinese-language edition published quarterly and distributed to 35,000 readers. EHP also contributes material to the Spanish-language journals Ciência & Saúde Coletiva and Ciencia y Trabajo, and hosts the web version of the journal Mali Médical.

EHP's 12 monthly issues include:

  • Environews section with a range of formats from short news briefs to in-depth investigations of current environmental health news
  • Science Selections that summarize selected research papers, putting current EHP research findings into perspective
  • Book reviews of current publications, calendar of events, and position announcements
  • Monthly children's environmental health section
  • Monthly environmental medicine section

ehponline.org features:

  • Full and immediate access to all EHP news and information
  • EHP-in-Press articles
  • Over 30 years of searchable archived content


Publication of articles in EHP does not mean that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) condones, endorses, approves, or recommends the use of any products, services, materials, methodology, or policies stated therein. Conclusions and opinions are those of the individual authors and advertisers only and do not reflect the policies or views of the NIEHS.

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