Programs

Natura Institute for Ecology and Medicine

DONATE HERE How do we, precious natural human beings, reconnect with the living systems that restore us to health and wholeness? How can individuals and communities be empowered to take care of each other and themselves? How can we cultivate a healing…

Program on Endocrine Disruption Strategies (PEDS)

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are environmental chemicals that affect the function of the endocrine system—chemicals found in certain drugs, pesticides, and compounds used in the plastics industry. Commonweal has been concerned about, and working…

Collaborative on Health and the Environment

DONATE HERE The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is an international partnership, founded in 2002 at Commonweal, committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on environmental factors linked to chronic disease and disability.…

The Center for Creative Community

The Center for Creative Community (C3) at Commonweal explores the intersection of dialogue, cognition, creativity, and community. C3 seeks to deepen our exploration of complex issues in our world—issues that many Commonweal programs confront daily.

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CHE: New Website, Systems Approach to Health

Commonweal's Collaborative on Health and the Environment launched its new, easy-to-navigate website this week. The site makes it easy to find science-based, up-to-date research and resources on toxics in the environment, and to join their more than 5,000 partners around the world working on a systems approach to health.
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Depressed? Maybe It's in the Air

Commonweal's Collaborative on Health and the Environment recently hosted a call on air pollution and asthma. But more recently studies have found links to cardiovascular disease, diabetes/obesity, cognitive function, and mental illness.