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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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Research provides new insights on NASA Twins Study and health effects of long-duration space flight
Professor Susan Bailey said the findings have implications for future space travelers establishing a base on the Moon or traveling to Mars.
Wildfires focus attention on air quality and equine athletes
Veterinarians and epidemiologists study the health impacts of air pollution, including wildfire smoke, on performance horses.
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.”