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Mining and Environmental Health Disparities in Native American Communities

describes how abrogation of treaty rights, ineffective policies, lack of infrastructure, and a lack of research in Native communities converge to create chronic exposure, ill-defined risks, and tribal health ... . Abandoned mines; Native Americans; Environmental health; Environmental justice; Heavy metals; Environmental policy - Contamination of soil and water by waste from more than 160,000 abandoned hard rock mines

Mining and Environmental Health Disparities in Native American Communities

describes how abrogation of treaty rights, ineffective policies, lack of infrastructure, and a lack of research in Native communities converge to create chronic exposure, ill-defined risks, and tribal health ... ; Native Americans; Environmental health; Environmental justice; Heavy metals; Environmental policy - Contamination of soil and water by waste from more than 160,000 abandoned hard rock mines throughout

Personal perspective on Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine

, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930-0194 , Japan - First of all, as Editor-in-Chief, I want to welcome our readers to a new era of Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine (EHPM), the official journal of the ... Japanese Society for Hygiene. Since 1996, EHPM has been a major journal in the field of environmental medicine and public health, disseminating the latest exciting research in the field of environmental

International archives of occupational and environmental health

Health , Oslo , Norway Objectives The aim of this study was to evaluate postural and rest tremor among workers using vibrating hand tools, taking into account the possible effects of toxicants such as

Historicizing Environmental Security

( 2001 ) Imperial ecology: environmental order in the british empire, 1895 - 1945 . Harvard University Press, Cambridge Arner K ( 2013 ) Making global commerce into international health diplomacy: consuls ... : Umweltsicherheit in der internationalen Politik ( 1969 - 1975 ). Oldenbourg, Munich Sellers C ( 1997 ) Hazards of the Job: from industrial disease to environmental health science . University of North Carolina Press

Triclosan in water, implications for human and environmental health

for concern to human and environmental health. TCS has also been detected in blood, breast milk, urine and nails of humans. The significance of this is not precisely understood. Data on its ... out a detailed overview of TCS pollution and the implications for human and environmental health. Cytotoxicity; Endocrine disruptor; Micro-pollutant; Triclosan; Water - Background Triclosan (TCS) is

Calculation of the disease burden associated with environmental chemical exposures: application of toxicological information in health economic estimation

Calculation of costs and the Burden of Disease (BoD) is useful in developing resource allocation and prioritization strategies in public and environmental health. While useful, the Disability

Then and now: lessons learned from community- academic partnerships in environmental health research

On the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences we reflect on how environmental research incorporating community members as active partners has ... , Pittsburgh, PA , USA 3 Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine , New Orleans, LA , USA On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of

Calculation of the disease burden associated with environmental chemical exposures: application of toxicological information in health economic estimation

Calculation of costs and the Burden of Disease (BoD) is useful in developing resource allocation and prioritization strategies in public and environmental health. While useful, the Disability

A Golden Anniversary for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

College of Medicine , Bronx, New York 10461 1 Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University , Atlanta, Georgia 30322 VC The Author 2016. Published by Oxford ... Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) (the Division of Environmental Health Sciences was founded at this time and in January, 1969 it was elevated to institute status) (Hawkins, 1987). In the first week of

Environmental levels of triclosan and male fertility

concentrations were measured using gas chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry in 315 men recruited from a male reproductive health clinic with normal sperm concentration (≥ 15 mln/ml) (WHO 2010 ... , Poland 3 Joanna Jurewicz 4 Hospital , 34/36 Rudzka, 95-030 Rzgów , Poland 5 Department of Toxicology, Medical University of Gdańsk , 107 Hallera St, Gdańsk , Poland 6 Faculty of Health Sciences, The

Environmental epigenetics in zebrafish

exposure of zebrafish embryos to arsenic, an environmental contaminant known to have adverse effects on human health by causing a series of cancers and cardiovascular and neurological diseases [ 80–83 ... Technologies Network (ATeN) Center, University of Palermo , Viale delle Scienze Edificio 18, 90128 Palermo , Italy It is widely accepted that the epigenome can act as the link between environmental cues, both

A Tool to Cost Environmental Health Services in North Carolina Local Health Departments

of services provided, staff employed, and costs incurred for two types of mandated environmental health services: food and lodging inspections and onsite water services. Methods: The tool was ... Recommended Citation Winterbauer NL, Singh S, Tucker A, Harrison LM. A tool to cost environmental health services in North Carolina local health departments. Front Public Health Serv Sys Res A Tool

Social and environmental determinants of child health in Mongolia across years of rapid economic growth: 2000-2010

measured by prevalence of fully immunised children <5 years. Multivariate multi-level logistic mixed modelling was used to estimate the effect of socio-economic and environmental health determinants on each ... health inequities [ 14 ]. Health Indicators, such as growth/nutrition and healthcare access, affect childhood morbidity and mortality; many socioeconomic and environmental factors such as maternal

Use of geographic indicators of healthcare, environment and socioeconomic factors to characterize environmental health disparities

Background An environmental health inequality is a major public health concern in Europe. However just few studies take into account a large set of characteristics to analyze this problematic. The ... -IRSET - Research institute of environmental and occupational health , Rennes , France 2 Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, EHESP School of Public Health , Sorbonne-Paris Cité, 35043

Cross-cultural adaptation of an environmental health measurement instrument: Brazilian version of the health-care waste management • rapid assessment tool

Background Periodic assessment is one of the recommendations for improving health-care waste management worldwide. This study aimed at translating and adapting the Health-Care Waste Management ... concept, item and semantic equivalence and can be applied to Brazil Cross-cultural comparison; Rapid evaluation; Waste management; Medical waste; Environmental health; Health care evaluation; Public

Do Board Expertise and Networked Boards Affect Environmental Performance?

presence of non-executive directors with previous experience in environmental issues—EEDs—and network connections of EEDs) that can affect a firm’s ethical and environmental behavior. Using greenhouse gas ... and environmental behavior. Using greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data from FTSE 350 firms, as a measure of environmental performance, we show that the presence of EEDs on the board is associated with

Crop protection and environmental health: legacy management and new concepts

and increases the need of prioritisation for such molecules, considering their impact for human and environmental health. The anteriority of works for elder pesticides could paradoxically induce their ... was once used against the banana black weevils and that is now responsible, 20 years after the ban of its utilisation, of a health, environmental, economic and social crisis in the French West Indies

Home Rule in an Era of Local Environmental Innovation

outside the broader network of state and federal environmental regulations. But they are critical to the health of cities, and to the ability of urban areas to adjust to shifting demands. Cities are likely ... . . . which prevents individual municipalities from acting to address food based health disparities resulting from local social, demographic, environmental and geographic attributes inevitably impacts different

Into the Woods - environmental problem solving through STEAM lesson planning

Title - Into the Woods – environmental problem solving through STEAM lesson planning Abstract The STEAM conversation takes on new urgency in the preservice university classroom due to its potential