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Science Environment Environmental Health 186 Environmental Health - Definition. Environmental health comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of life, that are determined by interactions with physical, chemical, biological and social factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing, correcting, controlling and preventing those factors in the environment that may adversely affect the health of present and future generations. (From the Pew Environmental Health Commission)

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Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane/Xavier Universities. Provides information about the CBR and its mission to conduct and coordinate research and teaching to enhance global understanding of environmental issues and provide solutions through innovative communication and technology. Environmental Change and Human Health in Countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Report by Stockholm Environmental Institute concludes that "old" problems of inadequate water, poor sanitation, smoky dwellings, and a lack of food, together with changes in the world economy pose a more obvious threat in these countries than does global climate change. [PDF] European Environment Agency Collection of indicators, reports, links, data sets and targets on European human health topics related to the environment. National Center for Environmental Assessment (U.S. EPA) National resource center for the overall process of human health and ecological risk assessments; the integration of hazard, dose-response, and exposure data and models to produce risk characterizations. National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals CDC National Center for Environmental Health report of ongoing assessment of the U.S. population's exposure to environmental chemicals using biomonitoring. Trade Secrets - A Moyers Report PBS investigative report by Bill Moyers about how human health and safety have been put at risk by the chemical industry. Includes documents obtained during a lawsuit against chemical companies. Advocates citizen action. Global Warming Could Worsen Allergies, Study Finds NY Times article about study on potential for global climate change to increase the prevalence of ragweed. [Subscription required - free.] (August 17, 2000)

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