HP_200_Environmental_Health

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Environmental Factors Environmental Factors Related to Health and Disease Related to Health and Disease HP 200--October 26, 2006 Fall 2006
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Lecture Overview Lecture Overview Introduction Environmental Issues in the News A Brief Slides Show on Airborne Exposure Exposure - What is it? How does it happen? What can you do about it? Lab Time
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Airborne Exposures Airborne Exposures Air Pollution (Indoor and Outdoor) Occupational Exposure (Workplace) Bioallergens (Pollen, Spores, Molds, Fungi) Infectious Disease (Bacterial, Viral, Microbial) Radiation (UV, EMF, Radioactive Decay)
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What is Exposure? What is Exposure? Exposure is some ___________ – some thing (agent or source) – some one (receptor) – some where (location) – some how (route or pathway) – some time (duration) – some amount (part of dose)
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How Do You get Exposed? How Do You get Exposed? (Your five senses…) – Breathe (Inhalation) – Eat/Drink (Ingestion) For Infants, also through maternal pathway – Touch (Dermal Absorption) – Hear (Noise) – See (Visual/Physical Hazards)
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