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Environmental health is the study of the chemical, biological, and physical factors in our environment that positively or negatively impact human health. It encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors in our air, water, soil, homes and workplaces, and is targeted toward preventing disease and creating healthy environments.
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Calling all Colorado canines: Volunteers needed for the Dog Aging Project
Do you have a dog? Want to help scientists understand what happens as dogs and humans get older? The Dog Aging Project needs volunteers.
How to build a city that prioritizes public health
In an effort to help communities around the world adapt urban areas in light of COVID-19, Dr. David Rojas created an infographic that details 10 low-cost, temporary interventions to promote urban improvements and public health.
Farm Progress: Smoke from a distant fire can still kill, scientists say
A study by Colorado State University researchers recently published in the journal GeoHealth compared the health impacts from nearby and distant fires over two recent summers and found the haze from far-away blazes resulted in more hospitalizations for asthma and increased risk of death from cardiovascular causes.