Environmental Health Exam 1 Notes
Hippocrates: father of medicine
Stated in the 5th century BC: "Ifyouwanttolearnaboutthehealthofa
EH notes 9-27
Toxin- any poison or poisonous substances, produced by a biotic organism.
Toxic- containing, or being, poisonous material, especially when capable of causing serious debilitation
Toxicity- the quality or deg
All about food
Zero waste blogger
Decided to after looking in her fridge. Started plastic free and learned about the zero
What is food?
any substance, whether processed, semi-processed or raw, which is intended for human
EH notes 9-6
EC sept 26-28 free, go to a session take a picture w/ sentences of what you learned.
sustain- support, continue doing what youre doing. You make be able to do something
ability- able to do something
HLTH 429: 502
Environmental Health Around Me
*Holleman Crossing Apartments Construction
This photo was taken by my apartments to show the construction of a new
complex. Before this construction began there were woods where animals liv
Air pollution and health
We care because air pollution affects our health.
How many people do you think die annually from air pollution related illnesses?
When googled- it says more than 7 million premature deaths globally. A newer
The new word vape has become very popular among young adults. Vaping the new electronic
E-cigarettes has become a problem. There had been research done to see if the E-cigarettes contain at
least one of the three compounds that have led to lung problems.
Dramatic population growth as more people survive to reproductive stage
Biotic potential: the maximum growth rate that a population could achieve in an unlimited
Environmental resistance: the enviro
Sustainability solar energy
Population- a group of people or animals of a particular kind that live in the same habitat.
Attributes demonstrate measurable group characteristics specific to that population.
Pest Control and Pesticides
What is a pest?
A biotic organism that negatively impacts human health and/or the environment; or causes
discomfort, completes for resources, destroys property, is unwanted.
Not a biological term
Something that we ju
3 bullets look at why people are looking at population growth and what they can do to help that
Biotic if there was no control, this is what can be achieved
o If there was no hunger, pray, disease
o Never going
Environmental Health population = population of people
the total number of persons inhabiting a country, city, or any district or area
What are the things that are similar in that population?
Size raw data
AIDS is no longer a death sentence for those who can get the
medicines. Now it's up to the politicians to create the comprehensive
strategies to better treat the disease.
~ Bill Clinton