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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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NPR: Smoky Skies Are The New Normal. Are They Making Us Sick?
“The paradigm’s changing where a [smoke event] is not just this one-time disaster for many communities in the West,” says Sheryl Magzamen, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Colorado State University. “They’re actually chronic disasters that occur every two to three years.”
Epidemiology Counts: Climate Change with Brooke Anderson
PODCAST: Hurricane and fire seasons are affecting communities across the US and globally. In this episode, host Bryan James is joined by epidemiologist and climate change expert, Dr. Brooke Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Colorado State University.
Staying Human: Bevin Luna finds solace in music and nature
“Take every day very slowly and take time to yourself to do the things that make your heart happy. Don’t get overwhelmed by the weight of what’s going on on the world in the world on a global scale. Take a step away from that and just really find what makes you happy truly in your core.” -Bevin Luna