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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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CSU astronaut alum will command mission leaving for space station
A Colorado State University alumnus is poised to make his second trip to the International Space Station in late April, and this time he’s the mission commander.
Could treatment for doggie dementia yield clues for Alzheimer’s disease in humans? CSU clinical trial aims to find out
A new study is underway to understand the response to three different medications in the treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome in aging dogs, with the long-term hope of advancing Alzheimer’s Disease treatments in humans.
New York Times: Even Low Levels of Soot Can Be Deadly to Older People, Research Finds
Jennifer L. Peel, head of epidemiology at Colorado State University’s Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, said studying areas that are not well monitored presented a challenge because it could be difficult to validate levels of exposure to pollution.