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Focusing on Health Risk Communication Principles, Practices, and Standards

Health Risk Communicator is a newsletter published three times each year by the Subcommittee on Risk Communication and Education, Environmental Health Policy Committee, Public Health Service. The contents are in the public domain and may be reproduced and distributed without permission, unless specified as copyrighted material from another source. The Communicator welcomes your contributions and comments about current health risk communication programs, activities, and issues. Send your news and information for publication to the Managing Editor ( For questions regarding the Internet version of the newsletter contact Wilma Lopez, Correspondence may also be sent to Health Risk Communicator, ATSDR, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, MS E33, Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone (404) 639-5040; fax (404) 639-6207.