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The 10 Worst Disasters Ever

History is filled with man-made disasters. We discover the truth about some of these infamous cases, and how humanity played a crucial role in their events.  Below are the list of 10 of the worst man-made disasters in the world.  The Aberfan Colliery Slip   It’s not often that big man-made catastrophes occur in Britain. […]

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The 5 Worst Disasters

The Worst Manmade Disasters in Human History include the following tragedies: 1) Bhopal Gas Tragedy (India) 2) Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Gulf of Mexico 3) Chernobyl Meltdown, Ukraine: 4) Fukushima Meltdown, Japan: 5) Global Warming Five Most Man-Made Tragic Events in History 1) Bhopal Gas Tragedy (India) Imagine you wake up in pain in the […]

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The Worst Mandmade Disasters in History

Here are some of the worst disasters we have ever caused on Earth. Disaster — noun — A sudden accident or natural catastrophe that causes significant damage or loss of lives. This is what we refer to as tsunamis. These are merely a response to our actions. We are responsible for the deaths of millions. […]

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The Worst Environmental Hazards

An environmental danger is any substance, event, or state that could threaten the environment or adversely impact people’s lives. The international pictogram is for an environmental hazard. It can include any one or combination of toxic chemicals, biological, or physical substances in the environment that result from human activities and natural processes. Types of Environmental […]

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The Top Environmental Hazards at Work

No matter how large or small the company is, it is vital to be diligent to help prevent any manner of environmental hazards. Two purposes are served by reducing workplace hazards and, if feasible, eliminating them. The first goal is to ensure safety and protection for your employees.    The second is to follow the […]

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Health and the Environment

Think of your environment as the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the food you eat. There is a link between the environment and the health of individuals and communities. The environment can be affected by people. ENVIRONMENTAL SPORTS HEALTH IS A DISCIPLINE WHICH focuses on the inter-relationships of people and their environment. […]

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What is Environmental Health?

When you hear the term “health”, there are many things that come to your mind. Healthy living includes healthy eating habits, regular visits to the doctor, getting vaccinations, and exercising. Your health is how well your body functions and the quality of your life. A broader view of health is also possible. The study of […]

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The HERMOSA Study

The average woman in the U.S. uses about 12 personal care and cosmetic products daily. The average man uses about 6. Many of these products contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) including phthalates, parabens, and triclosan. These EDCs are of concern because of their potential links to cancer, infertility, and developmental harm to children. To investigate these […]

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PBDE Flame Retardants

What are PBDE Flame Retardants? Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a class of flame retardant compounds. They are used to reduce the flammability of items in our homes, including textiles, foam in furniture,  carpet padding, and plastic housings for electronics. They are also used in construction materials,  automobiles and airplanes. How are we exposed to PBDEs? […]

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Findings: CHAMACOS Health Outcomes

Organophosphate (OP) pesticides: Mothers’ exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides during pregnancy is associated with: Shorter duration of pregnancy. (Go to publication) Poorer neonatal reflexes. (Go to publication) Lower IQ and poorer cognitive functioning in children. (Go to publication 1, 2) Increased risk of attention problems in children. (Go to publication) Organochlorine (OC) compounds: DDT: Higher levels of […]

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