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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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Westword: Environmental Justice Advisory Board Wants Colorado to Lead on Climate Policy
Figueroa and David Rojas-Rueda, assistant professor of epidemiology at Colorado State University, were both nominated by Jill Hunsaker Ryan, the CDPHE’s executive director.
Nuevo estudio destaca oportunidades en salud y causas de muerte en Colorado
Principales factores de riesgo de muerte prematura fueron el tabaquismo y el consumo de drogas.
New study highlights key health opportunities, causes of death for Coloradans
Cardiovascular disease and cancers made up half of the deaths in Colorado from 1990 to 2019.