Environmental Health

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  • Picture Gallery: Natural and Man-Made Disasters

    An environmental disaster is one that causes damage to the natural environment. The 10 greatest environmental disasters include oil spills, land pollution and nuclear accidents. Some of these have long-term effects that are felt for generations.
    By Willie Scott October 21, 2011 

  • Risks Posed by Excessive Exposure to Chemical Carcinogens in Industries

    Chemical carcinogens have become prevalent and the assurance that it's only through excessive exposure that cancer disorders are developed doesn't help. It supports the findings that those who hold jobs in industrial plants for years, run the...
    By ciel s cantoria September 1, 2011 

  • Debunking the Rumors About Carcinogens in PET Bottles

    The safety of plastic PET water bottles and its purported cancer-causing ingredient called DEHA was assailed by doubts and misgivings.Yet the substance has been cleared as non-carcinogenic and all unfounded reports have been debunked. Still, the public...
    By ciel s cantoria August 31, 2011 

  • What's in Our Water? The Causal Factors and Barriers Against Waterborne Disease

    U.S. authorities have successfully combated several cases of waterborne diseases; yet other forms of pathogens still pose considerable threats to human health as they thrive on water. About 75% of the Earth and the human body are made–up...
    By ciel s cantoria August 11, 2011 

  • Electricity Consumption and Environmental issues

    Many are working to protect the environment. However, electricity consumption environmental issues are still creating problems. The use of electricity creates a need for fuel that affects the environment in some devastating ways.
    By Donna Cosmato August 1, 2011 

  • Reasons Environmental Health is a Political Issue

    It would seem the logical course of action. If something is hurting the environment, it should be stopped. However, right ignores the other issues of why environmental health is a political issue. Economics are often at the root of such issues.
    By weborglodge June 27, 2011 

  • The Health Risks of Exposure to Bisphenol A

    Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical component of many commonly-used plastic items, is considered to be a health risk.
    By Terrie Schultz June 27, 2011 

  • What Is the Chemistry Industry Hiding About the Products That We Use Every day?

    Food companies use a chemical called Bisphenol A (BPA) to manufacture packaging for food and drink items. The BPA used in the packaging, leeches into the food and drinks that people consume every day. Scientists discovered the dangers of BPA in...
    By Rose Kivi June 2, 2011 

  • How Animals are Affected by an Oil Spill

    Of all the animals affected by an oil spill, marine animals are the most vulnerable. Read further to know how their life and that of other animals become threatened due to the disaster.
    By Atula Gupta May 20, 2011 

  • Environmental Issues Facing the USA

    With talk of so many global ecological problems, you may wonder what are some of the major environmental issues facing the United States. Like all industrialized nations, economic expansion has come at a price. Despite the diversity of the country, some...
    By weborglodge May 18, 2011 
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