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EPA and Partners Announce "My Air, My Health Challenge" / Inventors will compete to develop personal air pollution and health sensors

EPA, NIEHS, and HHS launched a new nationwide challenge called My Air, My Health (MAMH) to develop inexpensive, personal, and portable sensors that measure air pollution and a person's physiological conditions!

Logo of a woman running with a monitor on her arm. Text says, "My Air My Health: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency"

To help researchers, communities, and doctors better understand the connection between air quality and a person's health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced a nationwide challenge called My Air, My Health (MAMH). The MAMH challenge offers awards for the invention of personal, portable sensors that measure air pollution and a person's physiological response to pollution.

Links:

New York Times – "Imagine a Pollution Monitor That Checks Your Vital Signs"

EPA News Release – "EPA and Partners Announce 'My Air, My Health Challenge'"

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