The environment, including the work environment, is a critical factor for both health and disease. There is clear evidence that the health effects of environmental agents and environmental degradation are serious.
Exposure assessment examines potential and actual exposures to hazardous agents through the media of food, water, air and soil or a combination of any of these four media.
Exposure to toxins has been linked to many health issues, check out this content.
As the world continues to industrialize, and technological revolutions continue, there has been a huge increase in the amount of sources emitting electromagnetic fields. Though for some people it seems that devices such as computers Read More
Climate scientists tell us that human activity is the driving cause of climate change. While a lot of this activity happens at the hands of large corporations and global systems, there is still a responsibility for individuals Read More
If you become ill with COVID-19, a wearables devise such as a smartwatch can track the progression of your symptoms, and could even show how sick you become. That’s according to a University of Michigan Read More
(Family Features) The global food system is powered by people. Farmers, ranchers and factory and food service workers are critical to food production. Their resilience helps ensure safe and nutritious food makes it around the Read More
One of the simplest home upgrades is to improve your home’s water quality. Whether it’s for drinking, washing, laundry, or even gardening, everything benefits from higher-quality water. Here are 4 simple ways to improve the water Read More
Even the most comforting and clean spaces have their health risks. Despite how tidy you keep your home, chances are there are still inconspicuous factors that threaten your health. Fortunately, there are various ways to Read More
The environment we live in can negatively or positively impact our health and productivity. The home surroundings and housing factors are interrelated aspects that contribute to the health and wellbeing of families and the community Read More
World Environment Day is celebrated this month and it?s a good time to reevaluate our daily routine and how it affects the planet. However, going green can be especially overwhelming and one of the biggest Read More
The home is somewhere that should always be healthy. This is the place that you spend a significant amount of time relaxing, eating, being social and sleeping so it is an environment which should promote Read More
An essential hollow space in your house between the ground and first floor – is the Crawl Space. Its usual height is 1, 2, 3 feet – just adequate space for someone to go into Read More
The environment we live and work in can have an impact on our health. In the field of environmental medicine physicians, look for underlying causes; they don’t just treat symptoms. They focus on recognizing, treating and preventing illnesses caused by exposure to biological and chemical triggers in air, food and water. Systemic illness caused by mold exposure, the toxins present in cleaning and other everyday products, food sensitivities and allergies, and the potential hazards of consuming genetically modified food are among the concerns and interests of those involved in environmental medicine.
Atmospheric pollution is a major problem of environment and an increasing concern for populations. It is well known that exposure to ambient air pollution increases mortality and morbidity, and shortens life expectancy. Moreover, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and cancer are the leading causes of death worldwide while their association with environmental air pollution increases quickly. Previous studies observed a tight temporal association between exposure to air pollutants, stroke onset, and death induced by stroke.