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National Institutes of Health Explore Impact of Climate Change on Human  

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National Institutes of Health Explore Impact of Climate Change on Human Health Print E-mail National Institutes of Health Explore Impact of Climate Change on Human Health Print E-mail National Institutes of Health Research Portfolio Monday, April 22, 2013 Featured by NIEHS a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program What are the potential effects of global climate change on human health? This is a question that a growing number of federally funded studies seek to answer. A new analysis recently published in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, looks at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) research portfolio on climate change and human health. Climate change is affecting human health through environmental consequences, such as sea-level rise, changes in precipitation, heat waves, changes in intensity of hurricanes and storms, and degraded air quality, according to the World Health Organization and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Radioactivity levels in plant samples in Tulkarem district, Palestine and its impact on human health  

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......Palestine and its impact on human health Kaleel M. Thabayneh * Mohannad...samples. The radiological health implication to the population...radiation research related to human health is to predict the biological...during their growth. These dangerous isotopes enter the cells and......

Kaleel M. Thabayneh; Mohannad M. Jazzar

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional Characterization of Freshwater Use in LCA: Modeling Direct Impacts on Human Health  

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Regional Characterization of Freshwater Use in LCA: Modeling Direct Impacts on Human Health ... Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a methodology that quantifies potential environmental impacts for comparative purposes in a decision-making context. ... While potential environmental impacts from pollutant emissions into water are characterized in LCA, impacts from water unavailability are not yet fully quantified. ...

Anne-Marie Boulay; C閏ile Bulle; Jean-Baptiste Bayart; Louise Desch阯es; Manuele Margni

2011-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact evaluation of electrical equipments on human health  

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Objectives of study: - Measure of the electric and magnetic field from electric power station: Darste - Brasov, Lacu Sarat-Braila, Bradu-Arges; - Evaluation of human health from electric power station: Darste - Brasov, Lacu Sarat-Braila, Bradu-Arges; ... Keywords: electric and megnetic field, electric power stations, melatonin

Alice Raducanu; Aurica Suvergel; Angela Stanca; Marin Stefan; Cornella Marcolt; Corneliu Neagu

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extreme weather-water-food linkage: Impact on human health  

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(poor sanitation and hygiene) SOURCE: WHO WORLD HEALTH REPORT 2002 J. Lee. Understanding Climate Change

Howat, Ian M.

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Geographically Differentiated Life-cycle Impact Assessment of Human Health  

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economic allocation of less than 1% of the impacts from the coal-economic allocation should be used to allocate part of the impacts of the coal-economic system associated with fly ash should be set up in a way that will avoid any incentive to increase the coal-

Humbert, Sebastien

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste management programmatic environmental impact statement methodology for estimating human health risks  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has produced large quantities of radioactive and hazardous waste during years of nuclear weapons production. As a result, a large number of sites across the DOE Complex have become chemically and/or radiologically contaminated. In 1990, the Secretary of Energy charged the DOE Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste management (EM) with the task of preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The PEIS should identify and assess the potential environmental impacts of implementing several integrated Environmental Restoration (ER) and Waste Management (WM) alternatives. The determination and integration of appropriate remediation activities and sound waste management practices is vital for ensuring the diminution of adverse human health impacts during site cleanup and waste management programs. This report documents the PEIS risk assessment methodology used to evaluate human health risks posed by WM activities. The methodology presents a programmatic cradle to grave risk assessment for EM program activities. A unit dose approach is used to estimate risks posed by WM activities and is the subject of this document.

Bergenback, B. [Midwest Technical, Inc. (United States); Blaylock, B.P.; Legg, J.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [and others

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human health impacts for Renewable Energy scenarios from the EnerGEO Platform of Integrated Assessment (PIA)  

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of renewable energy, affect concentrations of air pollutants and as a consequence affect human health. PM2.5 concentra- tions were estimated with the IIASA Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies). 1 Observation, Impacts, Energy Center, MINES ParisTech, Sophia Antipolis, France, mireille.lefevre@mines

Boyer, Edmond

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The impacts of aviation emissions on human health through changes in air quality and UV irradiance  

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World-wide demand for air transportation is rising steadily. The air transportation network may be limited by aviation's growing environmental impacts. These impacts take the form of climate impacts, noise impacts, and ...

Brunelle-Yeung, Elza

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EMSL - human health  

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human-health en Physical Properties of Ambient and Laboratory-Generated Secondary Organic Aerosol. http:www.emsl.pnl.govemslwebpublicationsphysical-properties-ambient-and-labo...

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Air quality is a societal concern, since it has impacts on human health and environment. Laws have been established to protect citizens and ecosystems, through monitoring of harmful  

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Air quality is a societal concern, since it has impacts on human health and environment. Laws have and implementation of emissions reduction measures. Currently, air quality is monitored at the surface. However dense for additional information, to be assimilated in Air Quality forecast models that are used to take steps

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MERCURY EMISSIONS FROM COAL FIRED POWER PLANTS LOCAL IMPACTS ON HUMAN HEALTH RISK.  

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A thorough quantitative understanding of the processes of mercury emissions, deposition, and translocation through the food chain is currently not available. Complex atmospheric chemistry and dispersion models are required to predict concentration and deposition contributions, and aquatic process models are required to predict effects on fish. However, there are uncertainties in all of these predictions. Therefore, the most reliable method of understanding impacts of coal-fired power plants on Hg deposition is from empirical data. A review of the literature on mercury deposition around sources including coal-fired power plants found studies covering local mercury concentrations in soil, vegetation, and animals (fish and cows). There is strong evidence of enhanced local deposition within 3 km of the chlor-alkali plants, with elevated soil concentrations and estimated deposition rates of 10 times background. For coal-fired power plants, the data show that atmospheric deposition of Hg may be slightly enhanced. On the scale of a few km, modeling suggests that wet deposition may be increased by a factor of two or three over background. The measured data suggest lower increases of 15% or less. The effects of coal-fired plants seem to be less than 10% of total deposition on a national scale, based on emissions and global modeling. The following summarizes our findings from published reports on the impacts of local deposition. In terms of excesses over background the following increments have been observed within a few km of the plant: (1) local soil concentration Hg increments of 30%-60%, (2) sediment increments of 18-30%, (3) wet deposition increments of 11-12%, and (4) fish Hg increments of about 5-6%, based on an empirical finding that fish concentrations are proportional to the square root of deposition. Important uncertainties include possible reductions of RGM to Hg{sub 0} in power plant plumes and the role of water chemistry in the relationship between Hg deposition and fish content. Soil and vegetation sampling programs were performed around two mid-size coal fired power plants. The objectives were to determine if local mercury hot-spots exist, to determine if they could be attributed to deposition of coal-fired power plant emissions, and to determine if they correlated with model predictions. These programs found the following: (1) At both sites, there was no correlation between modeled mercury deposition and either soil concentrations or vegetation concentrations. At the Kincaid plant, there was excess soil Hg along heavily traveled roads. The spatial pattern of soil mercury concentrations did not match the pattern of vegetation Hg concentrations at either plant. (2) At both sites, the subsurface (5-10 cm) samples the Hg concentration correlated strongly with the surface samples (0-5 cm). Average subsurface sample concentrations were slightly less than the surface samples; however, the difference was not statistically significant. (3) An unequivocal definition of background Hg was not possible at either site. Using various assumed background soil mercury concentrations, the percentage of mercury deposited within 10 km of the plant ranged between 1.4 and 8.5% of the RGM emissions. Based on computer modeling, Hg deposition was primarily RGM with much lower deposition from elemental mercury. Estimates of the percentage of total Hg deposition ranged between 0.3 and 1.7%. These small percentages of deposition are consistent with the empirical findings of only minor perturbations in environmental levels, as opposed to ''hot spots'', near the plants. The major objective of this study was to determine if there was evidence for ''hot-spots'' of mercury deposition around coal-fired power plants. Although the term has been used extensively, it has never been defined. From a public health perspective, such a ''hot spot'' must be large enough to insure that it did not occur by chance, and it must affect water bodies large enough to support a population of subsistence fishers. The results of this study support the hypothesis that n

SULLIVAN, T.M.; BOWERMAN, B.; ADAMS, J.; LIPFERT, F.; MORRIS, S.M.; BANDO, A.; PENA, R.; BLAKE, R.

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Link Climate Change and Human Health  

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Make Our Science Accessible Make Our Science Accessible Link Climate Change & Health Provide Data and Tools Coordinate Internationally Link Climate Change and Human Health Print E-mail Health News Check out the latest climate change and human health news and announcements in our Health News Feed. Climate change poses unique challenges to human health. Unlike health threats caused by a particular toxin or disease pathogen, there are many ways that climate change can lead to potentially harmful health effects. Direct health impacts may include increased illnesses and deaths from extreme heat events, injuries and deaths from extreme weather events, and respiratory illnesses due to changes in air quality Indirect health impacts include illnesses and deaths that may arise from

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Including Pathogen Risk in Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Management. 2. Quantitative Comparison of Pathogen Risk to Other Impacts on Human Health  

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The purpose of the presented study was to include pathogen risks to human health in life cycle assessment (LCA) of wastewater and sludge management systems, as this is commonly omitted from LCAs due to methodological limitations. ... Part 1 of this article series estimated the overall pathogen risk for such a system with agricultural use of the sludge, in a way that enables the results to be integrated in LCA. ... This article (part 2) presents a full LCA for two model systems (with agricultural utilization or incineration of sludge) to reveal the relative importance of pathogen risk in relation to other potential impacts on human health. ...

Sara Heimersson; Robin Harder; Gregory M. Peters; Magdalena Svanstr鰉

2014-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Impacts | Department of Energy  

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Impacts Health Impacts Presentation from the U.S. DOE Office of Vehicle Technologies "Mega" Merit Review 2008 on February 25, 2008 in Bethesda, Maryland. merit08eberhardt.pdf More...

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Supplemental results of the human health risk analysis for the U.S. Department of Energy draft waste management programmatic environmental impact statement  

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This report is intended as an information supplement to the human health risk analysis performed for the US Department of Energy`s Draft Waste Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Managing Treatment, Storage, and Disposal of Radioactive and Hazardous Waste, hereinafter called the PEIS. This report provides the installation-by-installation human health risk analysis results from which the risk estimate summaries for the PEIS were drawn. Readers should bear in mind that the risk estimates presented here are the result of a program-wide (as opposed to site-specific) study. They are based on best available data; systematically applied assumptions; and professional judgment about DOE waste inventories, waste volumes generated annually, currently available treatment and disposal technologies, technical limitations of treatment, and facility capacities across the numerous installations in the DOE complex.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Impacts Research - Emissions & Emission Controls - FEERC  

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Health Impacts Research Health Impacts Research Another aspect of the emissions research at ORNL focuses on Health Impacts. This effort concentrates on analyzing exhaust for Mobile Source Air Toxics (MSATs) or other unregulated exhaust species that have the potential to harm human health. MSATs are a group of chemical species defined by the U.S. EPA that may pose risk to humans; formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein, 1,3-butadiene, benzene, and toluene are some example species. Engines operated with new combustion modes and alternative fuels are studied for MSAT emissions to determine insure that the advanced technologies being developed pose no additional risk to humans. A large part of the Health Impacts research effort at ORNL focuses on particulate matter (PM) which is also defined as an MSAT by the U.S. EPA.

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Health Impacts Program | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Impacts Program Health Impacts Program Presentation from the U.S. DOE Office of Vehicle Technologies "Mega" Merit Review 2008 on February 25, 2008 in Bethesda, Maryland....

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Assessments of biofuel sustainability: air pollution and health impacts  

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Sustainability: Air Pollution and Health Impacts By Chi-and indirect air-pollution and health impacts throughout theparticularly air pollution and health impacts. In this

Tsao, Chi-Chung

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Faculty of Science & Health SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE  

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Faculty of Science & Health SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE Teaching Fellowship in Athletic of Science and Health, the School of Health and Human Performance at DCU is developing an international reputation in health and exercise science. As such, the School of Health and Human Performance is committed

Humphrys, Mark

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Development and Health The impact of health on development in  

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路 breakdown of health care delivery systems 路 inadequate application of TB control measures 路 increasing drug's population are at risk - increasing due to: 路 breakdown of health care delivery systems 路 growing drugDevelopment and Health The impact of health on development in Africa #12;Health challenges

Glasgow, University of

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College of Health & Human Services 349 College of Health  

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College of Health & Human Services 349 College of Health and Human Services www.health.uncc.edu Dean: Karen Schmaling Associate Dean: Jane Neese In the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, students and faculty help chart the course for health care

Xie,Jiang (Linda)

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human health | EMSL  

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on the substrate. Because they flatten less upon impaction, particles with higher viscosity and surface tension can be identified by a steeper slope on a plot of TCA vs. size....

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Potential Health and Environmental Impact from Emerging Technologies...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Health and Environmental Impact from Emerging Technologies and Fuels: A report from the Health Effects Insitute Potential Health and Environmental Impact from Emerging Technologies...

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH  

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; and translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakersDCP - 1 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH Drug Control Programs ..................................................................................................................................2 #12;DCP - 2 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Resource Summary

Levin, Judith G.

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Air quality resolution for health impact assessment: influence of regional characteristics  

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We evaluate how regional characteristics of population and background pollution might impact the selection of optimal air quality model resolution when calculating the human health impacts of changes to air quality. Using ...

Thompson, T. M.

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Biodiversity in Human-Impacted  

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1 #12;1 Biodiversity in Human-Impacted Landscapes Biodiversidad en Paisajes Intervenidos Volumen-1 complex and dynamic. Traditionally, efforts to protect biodiversity and address environmental problems abilities of policy makers and on-the-ground practitioners is essential to biodiversity conservation

Haller, Gary L.

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Overview of the DOE Health Impacts Research | Department of Energy  

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the DOE Health Impacts Research Overview of the DOE Health Impacts Research 2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer...

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Diesel Health Impacts & Recent Comparisons to Other Fuels | Department...  

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Health Impacts & Recent Comparisons to Other Fuels Diesel Health Impacts & Recent Comparisons to Other Fuels 2002 DEER Conference Presentation: Natural Resources Defense Council...

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Overview of the DOE Health Impacts Research | Department of Energy  

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the DOE Health Impacts Research Overview of the DOE Health Impacts Research 2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen Programs Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting,...

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The FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts Program...  

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FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts Program - The Collaborative Lubricating Oil Study on Emissions (CLOSE) Project The FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts...

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Faculty of Science & Health SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE  

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Faculty of Science & Health SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE Teaching Fellowship in Athletic Therapy (half time, 3 year contract) The School of Health and Human Performance invites applications from and assessment, have relevant qualifications and be experienced in emergency care training and be competent

Humphrys, Mark

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Solar radiation and human health  

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The Sun has played a major role in the development of life on Earth. In Western culture, people are warned against Sun exposure because of its adverse effects: erythema, photoimmunosuppression, photoageing, photocarcinogenesis, cataracts and photokeratitis. However, Sun exposure is also beneficial, since moderate doses give beneficial physiological effects: vitamin D synthesis, reduction of blood pressure and mental health. Shortage of Sun exposure may be even more dangerous to human health than excessive exposure. Avoiding Sun exposure leads to vitamin D deficiency which is associated not only with rickets and osteomalacia, but also with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, influenza, many types of cancer and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Solar radiation induces nitric oxide release in tissue and immediate pigment darkening which certainly play important roles, although these are still unknown. Action spectra relevant for health are described. We will also review what is known about spectral and intensity variations of terrestrial solar radiation as well as its penetration through the atmosphere and into human skin and tissue.

Asta Juzeniene; P錶 Brekke; Arne Dahlback; Stefan Andersson-Engels; J鰎g Reichrath; Kristin Moan; Michael F Holick; William B Grant; Johan Moan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adjoint model sensitivities for aerosol health impacts analysis and decision support tools  

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attribution of PM2.5 related mortality From fossil fuel SO2 (25,638) From fossil fuel NOx (19,816) SourceAdjoint model sensitivities for aerosol health impacts analysis and decision support tools Daven K on impacts on human health - develop high-resolution maps of source influences - integrate results

Jacob, Daniel J.

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Human Health Science Building Geothermal Heat Pumps  

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HUMAN HEALTH SCIENCE BLDG GEO HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS Principal Investigator Source Heat Pumps Demo Projects May 20, 2010 This presentation does not contain any proprietary confidential,...

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Climate Change and Human Health National Center for Environmental Health  

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Climate Change and Human Health National Center for Environmental Health Division of Environmental and Prevention October 17, 2012 #12;Coastal flooding Climate change effects: 路Temperature 路Sea level,civil conflict Anxiety,despair,depression Civil conflict Climate Change Health Effects Food & water Malnutrition

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Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Services  

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Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Services Review Group Type Activity Grant the obligation to comply with Public Health Services terms and conditions if a grant is awarded as a result/PI SUBTOTALS CONSULTANT COSTS EQUIPMENT (Itemize) SUPPLIES (Itemize by category) TRAVEL INPATIENT CARE COSTS

Baker, Chris I.

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Power Generation and Human Health  

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Emissions from power generation are associated with adverse health and ecological effects. Fossil fuel-based power plants (such as coal, oil, and to a lesser extent, natural gas) are associated with emissions of particulate matter (PM), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and a variety of organic contaminants such as mercury and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Exposure to emissions from power plants has been associated with a variety of respiratory symptoms, typically based on short-term (e.g., from 510爉in to 24爃) increases in ambient concentrations. In addition, exposure to constituents from emissions generated by fossil fuels has been associated with increases in premature mortality, particularly in the elderly, and a variety of respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses. Fossil fuels, particularly coal-fired power plants, are responsible for generating the majority of emissions to which humans are exposed.

K. von Stackelberg

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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College of Health and Human Sciences College of Health and Human  

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Sciences Office in L.L. Gibbons Building, Room 217 (970) 491-6331 www.chhs.colostate.edu Professor Jeff McCollege of Health and Human Sciences _______________ 2.8 Page 1 College of Health and Human Management Family and Consumer Sciences Fermentation Science and Technology Health and Exercise Science Human

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Chapter 14 - Human Resources for Health  

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Abstract A health system is an expensive knowledge-based industry made up of professionals, paraprofessionals, and administrative and support personnel. Human resources to provide and manage public health and clinical services are crucial to developing and sustaining national and global health systems. High-income countries are replete with highly trained and motivated personnel, but face issues such as increasing costs of care for aging populations and using new categories of health workers. Low-income countries face severe human resource shortages as training programs are underdeveloped. Health workforce issues include urban杛ural differentiation, promoting standards and quality of care, specialization versus primary care, tensions between public and private health systems, and integrating new health professions. Migration of health professionals from low-income to high-income countries hampers the buildup of a critical mass of leaders, providers, and teachers to expand the capacity of health systems. Strategic policies are crucial to this field.

Theodore H. Tulchinsky; Elena A. Varavikova

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of ocean waste disposal. Task 5. Human-health impacts of waste constituents. 2. Pathogens and antibiotic- and heavy-metal-resistant bacteria. Final report  

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Disposal of wastes in the ocean has been practiced by coastal nations for many decades. All areas of the ocean have been subject to disposal use, including estuaries, nearshore, open shelf, and deep ocean sites. Until recently, it was believed that pathogenic bacteria did not survive for any significant period of time in estuarine and marine environments. Scientists and public-health workers never bothered to ask the question could viable, virulent pathogens be present in water samples even though they could not be detected by conventional plating methods. This laboratory answered this question in the affirmative for several bacterial pathogens, and this is discussed in detail. What follows in the report is a description of potentially harmful constituents of wastes, ways in which those constituents could reach humans, known incidents of human disease contracted from wastes, detection of waste-borne disease agents, management technologies, and monitoring and predictive technologies. Since the report is not just a review of the literature, not all known literature has been discussed. However, every attempt is made to include very relevant material, regardless of its age. What follows then is both a literature review and a position paper.

Grimes, D.J.

1986-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Health Science Building Geothermal Heat Pumps | Department...  

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Human Health Science Building Geothermal Heat Pumps Human Health Science Building Geothermal Heat Pumps Project objectives: Construct a ground sourced heat pump, heating,...

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Environmental Health & Safety HUMAN RESOURCES  

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and patient supervisors a work accommodation plan for the patient. Manages each patient's transition through T 650.725.1175 F 650.725.3468 Case Management specialist颅 Stanford University Occupational Health Center programs. SUMMARY The Occupational Health Medical Case Management of occupational injury/illness claims

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College of Human and Health Sciences  

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8988 College of Human and Health Sciences All research is delivered through discipline-focused research centres, which examine fields such as child research, ageing, psychology and social care, as well as midwifery, nursing and allied health professions. External funding from a number of prestigious bodies has

Harman, Neal.A.

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260 Volume 80THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY Climate Change and Human Health: Risks and  

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negative impacts of global warming on human health by decreasing our use of fossil fuels. Specifically to the air by the burning of fossil fuels, and that such harm will only intensify in the future. How260 Volume 80THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY Climate Change and Human Health: Risks and Responses

Gotelli, Nicholas J.

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development  

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, and Dose Response 路 Building in vitro Models for Environmental Research 路 Early Life Determinants the life course and beyond, to future generations. Advancing our understanding of the environmental impacts of Air Pollution on Human Health 路 Water Pollution and Human Health 路 Multiple Exposures, Mixtures

Rau, Don C.

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PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Occupational Safety Health Occupational  

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Occupational Occupational Safety & Health - Occupational Injury & Illness System PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1 J Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be modified. MODULE 1- PRIVACY NEEDS ASSESSMENT Date June 12, 2009 Departmental Idaho National Laboratory Element & Site Name of Infonnatlon Occupational Injury & Illness System (01&15) System or IT Project Exhibit Project UID 136 New PIA ~ Update D Name, Title Contact Information Phone, Email Anthony J. Kavran (208) 526-5826

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Oceans and Human Health Initiative  

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. We receive many benefits from the oceans from seafood, recreation and transportation industriesNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Oceans and Human Health Initiative (OHHI) is taking a new look at how the health of our ocean impacts our own health and well- being, and in turn how

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Health Impacts of the School Commute  

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are a number of health implications associated with theschool children: implications for public health. Health andconcurrent health effects in all areas has implications both

Lee, Murray; Orenstein, Marla; Richardson, Maxwell J.; Ragland, David R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH &. HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service National Institutes of Health  

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH &. HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service National Institutes of Health of Intramural Research, OD Dr. James F. Taylor, Director Office ofAnimal Care and Use, OIR, OD Director, Division ofOccupational Health and Safety (DOHS) Scientific Resources, ORS Subject: Medical Surveillance of

Bandettini, Peter A.

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Modeling impact of urban air pollution on health  

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Modeling impact of urban air pollution on health: Preliminary results and testing a methodology morbidity data and pollutants concentrations at the regional/urban scale Health and air quality in France thresholds and persistence #12;How to represent air pollution impact in the context of health studies? [1

Menut, Laurent

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Assessments of biofuel sustainability: air pollution and health impacts  

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fossil fuels and conventional ethanol, would cause significant air pollution and healthHealth Impacts Assessments of Brazilian Ethanol 4.1 Introduction Each year, around a quarter of total world energy use, dominated by conventional fossil fuels,

Tsao, Chi-Chung

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Economic Impact of Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin  

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The Economic Impact of Aurora Health Care By The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development June 2013 Health Care by the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee Center for Economic Development

Saldin, Dilano

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Connecticut抯 Health Impact Study Rapidly Increasing Weatherization Efforts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Energy Department抯 Weatherization Assistance Program is helping Connecticut reach its weatherization targets by supporting the development and release of the Health Impact Assessment.

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Climate Change and Human Health  

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...stabilize the climate. The good news is that we may also be underestimating the economic benefits of the clean-energy transition. When the financial incentives are adequate, renewable energy, energy-efficient and hybrid technologies, "green buildings," and expanded public transportation systems can constitute... Extreme weather events reflect massive and ongoing changes in our climate to which biologic systems on all continents are reacting. Dr. Paul Epstein writes about some of the health effects that may lie ahead if the increase in very extreme weather events ...

Epstein P.R.

2005-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Is climate change affecting human health?  

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First principles suggest that climate change is affecting human health, based on what is understood about the relationships between the mean and variability of temperature, precipitation, and other weather variables and climate-sensitive health outcomes, and the magnitude of climate change that has occurred. However, the complexity of these relationships and the multiple drivers of climate-sensitive health outcomes makes the detection and attribution of changing disease patterns to climate change very challenging. Nevertheless, efforts to do so are vital for informing policy and for prioritizing adaptation and mitigation options.

Kristie L Ebi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Human Resources Personal Information  

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Human Human Resources - Personal Information Change Request PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetext/neword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be modified. MODULE 1- PRIVACY NEEDS ASSESSMENT Date Departmental Element & Site Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Engineering Research Office Building (EROB) Name of Information Human Resources - Personal Information Change Request System or IT Project Business Enclave Exhibit Project UID 106800 NewPIA ~ Update D N T 'tl I Contact Information arne,

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Impact of Social Determinants on Health Care Provision  

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Perspective Presented by: Patricia M.C. Brown, Esq. 5/4/2012 #12;Health Care Reform: Two OverarchingImpact of Social Determinants on Health Care Provision Patty Brown, Es q., Pres ident of J ohns problems. 2 Approach to Session #12;路 Patty Brown 颅 Mission and Business Imperative for all health care

von der Heydt, R眉diger

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History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts...  

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History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts Activity History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts Activity 2004 Diesel Engine Emissions...

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Impact of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Health  

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Road transport contributes significantly to air quality problems through vehicle emissions, which have ... was to assess the impact of traffic-related air pollution on health of Warsaw citizens, following the...1...

J. Jakubiak-Lasocka; J. Lasocki; R. Siekmeier; Z. Ch?opek

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COMPARATIVE HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENTS ON FECAL SLUDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES  

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i COMPARATIVE HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENTS ON FECAL SLUDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY OF KLONG Fecal sludge (FS) is widely acknowledged as a major source of infectious pathogens. However, the proper

Richner, Heinz

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Globalisation and health: impact pathways and recent evidence  

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and Poverty in an Era of Liberalisation and Globalisation,economy through the liberalisation of the markets for goods,and health impact of a liberalisation and globalisation that

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea; Rosignoli, Stefano; Tiberti, Luca

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Report  

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The Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Report May 2010) of Ontario in response to public health concerns about wind turbines, particularly related to noise. Assisted by wind turbines. The review concludes that while some people living near wind turbines report symptoms

Firestone, Jeremy

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Depleted uranium human health risk assessment, Jefferson Proving Ground, Indiana  

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The risk to human health from fragments of depleted uranium (DU) at Jefferson Proving Ground (JPG) was estimated using two types of ecosystem pathway models. A steady-state, model of the JPG area was developed to examine the effects of DU in soils, water, and vegetation on deer that were hunted and consumed by humans. The RESRAD code was also used to estimate the effects of farming the impact area and consuming the products derived from the farm. The steady-state model showed that minimal doses to humans are expected from consumption of deer that inhabit the impact area. Median values for doses to humans range from about 1 mrem ({plus_minus}2.4) to 0.04 mrem ({plus_minus}0.13) and translate to less than 1 {times} 10{sup {minus}6} detriments (excess cancers) in the population. Monte Carlo simulation of the steady-state model was used to derive the probability distributions from which the median values were drawn. Sensitivity analyses of the steady-state model showed that the amount of DU in airborne dust and, therefore, the amount of DU on the vegetation surface, controlled the amount of DU ingested by deer and by humans. Human doses from the RESRAD estimates ranged from less than 1 mrem/y to about 6.5 mrem/y in a hunting scenario and subsistence fanning scenario, respectively. The human doses exceeded the 100 mrem/y dose limit when drinking water for the farming scenario was obtained from the on-site aquifer that was presumably contaminated with DU. The two farming scenarios were unrealistic land uses because the additional risk to humans due to unexploded ordnance in the impact area was not figured into the risk estimate. The doses estimated with RESRAD translated to less than 1 {times} 10{sup {minus}6} detriments to about 1 {times} 10{sup {minus}3} detriments. The higher risks were associated only with the farming scenario in which drinking water was obtained on-site.

Ebinger, M.H.; Hansen, W.R.

1994-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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HEALTH & HUMANITYHEALTH & HUMANITYHEALTH & HUMANITY This major is intended for students interested in fields that inform the health  

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HEALTH & HUMANITYHEALTH & HUMANITYHEALTH & HUMANITY This major is intended for students interested in fields that inform the health profession and in related questions about health and human experience the how health issues relate to different fields. Ethnographics Lab: The Ethnographics Laboratory

Krylov, Anna I.

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Human Health Risk & Environmental Analysis | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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the interplay between human health and environmental risks associated with energy production, hazardous waste, national security and natural disasters. Research findings...

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The need for health impact assessment in China: Potential benefits for public health and steps forward  

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Health impact assessment (HIA) is a useful tool to predict and estimate the potential health impact associated with programs, projects, and policies by comprehensively identifying relevant health determinants and their consequences. China is undergoing massive and rapid socio-economic changes leading to environment and population health challenges such as a large increase in non-communicable diseases, the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases, new health risks associated with environmental pollutants and escalating health inequality. These health issues are affected by multiple determinants which can be influenced by planned policies, programs, and projects. This paper discusses the needs for health impact assessment in China in order to minimize the negative health consequences from projects, programs and policies associated with rapid social and economic development. It first describes the scope of China's current impact assessment system and points out its inadequacy in meeting the requirements of population health protection and promotion. It then analyses the potential use of HIA and why China needs to develop and apply HIA as a tool to identify potential health impacts of proposed programs, projects and policies so as to influence decision-making early in the planning process. Thus, the paper recommends the development of HIA as a useful tool in China to enhance decision-making for the protection and promotion of population health. For this to happen, the paper outlines steps necessary for the establishment and successful implementation of HIA in China: beginning with the establishment of a HIA framework, followed by workforce capacity building, methodology design, and intersectoral collaboration and stakeholder engagement.

Wu Liming, E-mail: lmwu@scdc.sh.c [Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai 200336 (China); Center for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University, Nathan 4111 (Australia); Rutherford, Shannon; Chu, Cordia [Center for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University, Nathan 4111 (Australia)

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Climate change impacts: accounting for the human response Michael Oppenheimer  

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Climate change impacts: accounting for the human response Michael Oppenheimer Received: 18 July. Shouse, and Robert E. Kopp. M. Oppenheimer (*) Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

Oppenheimer, Michael

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Human Impact on Freshwater Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective  

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Human environmental change influences freshwaters as well as the regulating, provisioning, and cultural services that ecosystems provide worldwide. Here, we assess the global human impact on the potential value of six freshwater ecosystem services (ES) ...

Walter K. Dodds; Joshuah S. Perkin; Joseph E. Gerken

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Environ. Impact Asses. Rev., Vol. 38, Jan. 2013, p. 35-43. Developing an indicator for the chronic health impact  

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of this study is to develop an emission based indicator for the health impact of the air pollution caused and reliability. Key words: Health impact, indicator, air pollution, traffic-related emissions 1. Introduction health impact of traffic-related pollutant emissions V茅ronique L茅picier a , Mireille Chiron b, 1 , Robert

Boyer, Edmond

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Health Policy and Administration University Park, College of Health and Human Development (H P A)  

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Health Policy and Administration University Park, College of Health and Human Development (H P A positions or graduate study in the field of health care. Students in the major develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand the complex societal problem of providing access to quality health care

Yener, Aylin

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Assessing health impacts of CO2 leakage from a geological storage site into buildings: role of attenuation in the unsaturated zone and building foundation  

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a) Title Assessing health impacts of CO2 leakage from a geological storage site into buildings of the greenhouse gas CO2 has the potential to be a widespread and effective option to mitigate climate change. As any industrial activity, CO2 storage may lead to adverse impact on human health and the environment

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The Health Component of Head Start: Potential Impacts on Childhood Obesity, Immunizations, and Dental Health  

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Head Start, an early intervention program administered by the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services, offers children of low-income families comprehensive services in an effort to even the playing...

Banda, Tanya Y.

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Health and environmental impacts of the hydroelectric fuel cycle  

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The impacts on health and the environment and the associated damage costs caused by the hydroelectric fuel cycle are assessed in this paper. To this purpose, a large hydroelectric project along the Nestos river in northern Greece has been selected as an example. A large number of impacts have been identified. Occupational accidents, impacts on agriculture and forests, noise produced during the operation of the plant, impacts on biodiversity due to the physical presence of the dams, and alterations to the local water balance are the most important of them. The results of the analysis show that the major contributors to the damage cost of the hydroelectric fuel cycle are impacts on biodiversity and fatal occupational accidents, especially those that occur during the construction phase of the project. Nonetheless hydroelectricity is an environmentally-friendly energy source that exhibits lower damage values compared to other electricity generating technologies.

I.G. Kollas; S. Mirasgedis

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Resource Services Health Insurance Informational Session  

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will be defaulted to the Quality Care Health Plan Enrollment forms were mailed by Central Management Services February 1, 2013 Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Quality Care Health Plan (D3) Open Access Plan (OAP) 颅 Managed Care Coventry OAP (CH) HealthLink OAP (CF) Health Maintenance Organization (HMO

Karonis, Nicholas T.

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Health Impacts from Acute Radiation Exposure  

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Absorbed doses above1-2 Gy (100-200 rads) received over a period of a day or less lead to one or another of the acute radiation syndromes. These are the hematopoietic syndrome, the gastrointestinal (GI) syndrome, the cerebrovascular (CV) syndrome, the pulmonary syndrome, or the cutaneous syndrome. The dose that will kill about 50% of the exposed people within 60 days with minimal medical care, LD50-60, is around 4.5 Gy (450 rads) of low-LET radiation measured free in air. The GI syndrome may not be fatal with supportive medical care and growth factors below about 10 Gy (1000 rads), but above this is likely to be fatal. Pulmonary and cutaneous syndromes may or may not be fatal, depending on many factors. The CV syndrome is invariably fatal. Lower acute doses, or protracted doses delivered over days or weeks, may lead to many other health outcomes than death. These include loss of pregnancy, cataract, impaired fertility or temporary or permanent sterility, hair loss, skin ulceration, local tissue necrosis, developmental abnormalities including mental and growth retardation in persons irradiated as children or fetuses, radiation dermatitis, and other symptoms listed in Table 2 on page 12. Children of parents irradiated prior to conception may experience heritable ill-health, that is, genetic changes from their parents. These effects are less strongly expressed than previously thought. Populations irradiated to high doses at high dose rates have increased risk of cancer incidence and mortality, taken as about 10-20% incidence and perhaps 5-10% mortality per sievert of effective dose of any radiation or per gray of whole-body absorbed dose low-LET radiation. Cancer risks for non-uniform irradiation will be less.

Strom, Daniel J.

2003-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes May 2007 Page 23 of 58 Family and Contextual Influences on Development Rhonda Belue Assistant Professor Health Policy & Administration Email Address: RZB10@PSU.EDU Research Interests Health disparities in families and children, evaluation

Yener, Aylin

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College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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.EDU Research Interests Health insurance; hospital care for children; use of medical care by the elderlyCollege of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes May 2007 Page 2 of 58 Behavior-Genetics in Health and Development Ingrid Blood Professor Communication Sciences & Disorders Email Address: i2b

Yener, Aylin

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Carbon Sequestration May Have Negative Impacts on Ecosystem Health  

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Carbon Sequestration May Have Negative Impacts on Ecosystem Health ... Yin, R.; Sedjo, R.; Liu, P.The potential and challenges of sequestering carbon and generating other services in China抯 forest ecosystems Environ. ... A discussion of whether climate change in China can be mitigated by expanding its forest area by 40 million ha to sequester C (CO2 emissions). ...

Yafeng Wang; Shixiong Cao

2011-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Resources hs_pro08 Page 1 of 12 Human Resources: Health, Safety & Wellbeing  

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to Worksafe NZ , any restricted work as defined in regulation 2 and 26 of The Health and Safety in EmploymentHuman Resources 颅 hs_pro08 Page 1 of 12 Human Resources: Health, Safety & Wellbeing Protocol & Safety Manager Contact: Health & Safety Team Table of Contents Introduction

Hickman, Mark

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Adapting to health impacts of climate change: a study of UNFCCC Annex I  

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Adapting to the health effects of climate change is one of the key challenges facing public health this century. Our knowledge of progress on adaptation, however, remains in its infancy. Using the Fifth National Communications of Annex I parties to the UNFCCC, 1912 initiatives are systematically identified and analyzed. 80% of the actions identified consist of groundwork (i.e.爌reparatory) action, with only 20% constituting tangible adaptations. No health vulnerability was recognized by all 38 Annex I countries. Furthermore, while all initiatives affect at least one health vulnerability, only 15% had an explicit human health component. Consideration for the special needs of vulnerable groups is uneven and underdeveloped. Climate change is directly motivating 71% of groundwork actions, and 61% of adaptation initiatives are being mainstreamed into existing institutions or programs. We conclude that the adaptation responses to the health risks of climate change remain piecemeal. Policymakers in the health sector must engage with stakeholders to implement adaptation that considers how climate change will impact the health of each segment of the population, particularly within those groups already considered most vulnerable to poor health outcomes.

A C Lesnikowski; J D Ford; L Berrang-Ford; J A Paterson; M Barrera; S J Heymann

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human health risk implications of multiple sources of faecal indicator bacteria in a recreational waterbody  

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Abstract We simulate the influence of multiple sources of enterococci (ENT) as faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) in recreational water bodies on potential human health risk by considering waters impacted by human and animal sources, human and non-pathogenic sources, and animal and non-pathogenic sources. We illustrate that risks vary with the proportion of culturable ENT in water bodies derived from these sources and estimate corresponding ENT densities that yield the same level of health protection that the recreational water quality criteria in the United States seeks (benchmark risk). The benchmark risk is based on epidemiological studies conducted in water bodies predominantly impacted by human faecal sources. The key result is that the risks from mixed sources are driven predominantly by the proportion of the contamination source with the greatest ability to cause human infection (potency), not necessarily the greatest source(s) of FIB. Predicted risks from exposures to mixtures comprised of approximately 30% ENT from human sources were up to 50% lower than the risks expected from purely human sources when contamination is recent and ENT levels are at the current water quality criteria levels (35燙FU 100爉L-1). For human/non-pathogenic, human/gull, human/pig, and human/chicken faecal mixtures with relatively low human contribution, the predicted culturable enterococci densities that correspond to the benchmark risk are substantially greater than the current water quality criteria values. These findings are important because they highlight the potential applicability of site specific water quality criteria for waters that are predominantly un-impacted by human sources.

Jeffrey A. Soller; Mary E. Schoen; Arun Varghese; Audrey M. Ichida; Alexandria B. Boehm; Sorina Eftim; Nicholas J. Ashbolt; John E. Ravenscroft

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact adult supervision, role models, and civic engagement has on the health status of adolescents.  

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?? This study examines the impact adult supervision, role models, and civic engagement has on the health status of adolescents. The dependent variable was health (more)

Fisher, Mark D.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Putting climate change and human health science into practice  

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Putting climate change and human health science into practice Print E-mail Putting climate change and human health science into practice Print E-mail Landsat Data Continuity Mission Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Featured by NIEHS a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program For the first time, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally brought together their grantees working on climate change and human health, to share their research findings and discuss practical strategies for implementing this knowledge. "The goal of this meeting was for grantees to share latest advances, as well as for participants to network with each other to build new relationships and plant the seeds for future collaborations toward solving one of the most critical public health issues facing our world," said Caroline Dilworth, Ph.D., NIEHS health scientist administrator.

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Sick of Soot: The Public Health and Economic Impacts of Diesel...  

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Sick of Soot: The Public Health and Economic Impacts of Diesel Pollution in California Sick of Soot: The Public Health and Economic Impacts of Diesel Pollution in California 2004...

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Nutrition Can Modulate the Toxicity of Environmental Pollutants: Implications in Risk Assessment and Human Health  

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the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century.Pollutants: Implications in Risk Assessment and Human Healthand their implications in risk assessment and human health.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 6/94 gap in health impact assessment  

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Health impact assessment (HIA), a methodology that aims to facilitate the mitigation of negative and enhancement of positive health effects due to projects, programmes and policies, has been developed over the past 20-30 years. There is an underlying assumption that HIA has become a full fledged critical piece of the impact assessment process with a stature equal to both environmental and social impact assessments. This assumption needs to be supported by evidence however. Within the context of projects in developing country settings, HIA is simply a slogan without a clearly articulated and relevant methodology, offered by academia and having little or no salience in the decision-making process regarding impacts. This harsh assertion is supported by posing a simple question: 'Where in the world have HIAs been carried out?' To answer this question, we systematically searched the peer-reviewed literature and online HIA-specific databases. We identified 237 HIA-related publications, but only 6% of these publications had a focus on the developing world. What emerges is, therefore, a huge disparity, which we coin the 6/94 gap in HIA, even worse than the widely known 10/90 gap in health research (10% of health research funding is utilized for diseases causing 90% of the global burden of disease). Implications of this 6/94 gap in HIA are discussed with pointed emphasis on extractive industries (oil/gas and mining) and water resources development. We conclude that there is a pressing need to institutionalize HIA in the developing world, as a consequence of current predictions of major extractive industry and water resources development, with China's investments in these sectors across Africa being particularly salient.

Erlanger, Tobias E. [Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland)], E-mail: tobias.erlanger@unibas.ch; Krieger, Gary R. [NewFields, LLC, Denver, CO 80202 (United States)], E-mail: gkrieger@newfields.com; Singer, Burton H. [Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 (United States)], E-mail: singer@princeton.edu; Utzinger, Juerg [Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland)], E-mail: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing health impacts Sample Search...  

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in a study intended... or management analysis unrelated to improved health or health care (e.g., the impact of the health-care industry... into ... Source: MacMillan, Andrew -...

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{~.~ DEPARTMENT Of HEALTH & HUMAN ERVICES Public Health SaMea  

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~nt, (Fl.) Environmental Health Division's Swimming Pools and Spas Interactive Training CD-ROM_ A full Initiative: Swimming Pool Inspections". This comprehensive training program will enhance the knowledge Integrated Pest Mll1IIlgement Webcast 路 Morbidity MoTtality Weekly Repons - Surveillance Datafrom Swimming

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College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes May 2007 Page 16 of 58 Development and adults who stutter; curriculum reform in undergraduate education. J. Douglas Coatsworth Associate and to prevent mental health and behavioral problems in children and adolescents; resilience. Ann Crouter

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Public Health-Related Impacts of Climate Change in California  

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Research Report. Health Effects Institute: 125; discussionand health. Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.and health. Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National energy strategy: Recent studies comparing the health impacts of energy technologies  

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The human health impacts of energy technologies arise mostly from routine emissions of pollutants and from traumatic accidents, which may also release pollutants. The natures and magnitudes of the risks differ among technologies -- they are a lot different for some -- and so the differences must be included in any evaluation of their relative merits. Based on the characteristics of their health risks, energy technologies can be classified into three groups: The fuel group, the renewable resources group, and the nuclear group. Within these technology groups, health risks are similar in form and magnitude. But among the groups they are quite different. They occur in different parts of the fuel cycle, to different people, and their characteristics are different with respect to public perceptions of their relative importance in decision making. These groups are compared in this study.

Rowe, M.D.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential health impacts from range fires at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.  

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This study uses atmospheric dispersion computer models to evaluate the potential for human health impacts from exposure to contaminants that could be dispersed by fires on the testing ranges at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. It was designed as a screening study and does not estimate actual human health risks. Considered are five contaminants possibly present in the soil and vegetation from past human activities at APG--lead, arsenic, trichloroethylene (TCE), depleted uranium (DU), and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); and two chemical warfare agents that could be released from unexploded ordnance rounds heated in a range fire--mustard and phosgene. For comparison, dispersion of two naturally occurring compounds that could be released by burning of uncontaminated vegetation--vinyl acetate and 2-furaldehyde--is also examined. Data from previous studies on soil contamination at APG are used in conjunction with conservative estimates about plant uptake of contaminants, atmospheric conditions, and size and frequency of range fires at APG to estimate dispersion and possible human exposure. The results are compared with US Environmental Protection Agency action levels. The comparisons indicate that for all of the anthropogenic contaminants except arsenic and mustard, exposure levels would be at least an order of magnitude lower than the corresponding action levels. Because of the compoundingly conservative nature of the assumptions made, they conclude that the potential for significant human health risks from range fires is low. The authors recommend that future efforts be directed at fire management and control, rather than at conducting additional studies to more accurately estimate actual human health risk from range fires.

Willians, G.P.; Hermes, A.M.; Policastro, A.J.; Hartmann, H.M.; Tomasko, D.

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential health impacts of burning coal beds and waste banks  

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Uncontrolled release of pollutants from burning coal beds and waste banks presents potential environmental and human health hazards. On a global scale, the emissions of large volumes of greenhouse gases from burning coal beds may contribute to climate change that alters ecosystems and patterns of disease occurrence. On regional and local scales, the emissions from burning coal beds and waste banks of acidic gases, particulates, organic compounds, and trace elements can contribute to a range of respiratory and other human health problems. Although there are few published reports of health problems caused by these emissions, the potential for problems can be significant. In India, large numbers of people have been displaced from their homes because of health problems caused by emissions from burning coal beds. Volatile elements such as arsenic, fluorine, mercury, and selenium are commonly enriched in coal deposits. Burning coal beds can volatilize these elements, which then can be inhaled, or adsorbed on crops and foods, taken up by livestock or bioaccumulated in birds and fish. Some of these elements can condense on dust particles that can be inhaled or ingested. In addition, selenium, arsenic, lead, tin, bismuth, fluorine, and other elements condense where the hot gaseous emissions come in contact with ambient air, forming mats of concentrated efflorescent minerals on the surface of the ground. These mats can be leached by rainwater and washed into local water bodies providing other potential routes of exposure. Although there are little data linking burning coal beds and waste banks to known health problems, a possibly analogous situation exists in rural China where mineralized coal burned in a residential environment has caused widespread and severe health problems such as fluorosis and arseniasis.

Robert B Finkelman

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Capital: Education, Innovation and Health  

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Table5.15...shows that, despite the gradual increase in educational expenditure (both in absolute terms and as a ... in the size of the investment in human capital production. Finally, a substantial increase in....

Prof. Panagiotis Petrakis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Components of plastic: experimental studies in animals and relevance for human health  

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...Plastics, the environment and human health' compiled by R. C. Thompson, C. J...studies in animals and relevance for human health Chris E. Talsness 1 * Anderson J. M...Toxicology, National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder participation in health impact assessment: A multicultural approach  

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The literature on impact assessment (HIA) registers the importance of stakeholder participation in the assessment process, but still lacks a model for engaging stakeholders of diverse ethnic, professional and sectorial backgrounds. This paper suggests that the multicultural approach can contribute to HIA through a revision of the generic 5-step HIA model, and its implementation in a metropolitan plan in Southern Israel. The health issue scoped by the stakeholders in the HIA is related to land uses in the vicinity of the national hazardous industry and hazardous waste site. The stakeholders were representatives of the diverse populations at stake, including rural Bedouins and Jewish city dwellers, as well as representatives from the public sector, private sector, non-governmental organizations and academia. The case study revealed that a multicultural stakeholder participation process helps to uncover health issues known to the community which were not addressed in the original plan, and provides local knowledge regarding health conditions that is especially valuable when scientific data is uncertain or absent. It enables diverse stakeholders to prioritize the health issues that will be assessed. The case study also reveals ways in which the model needs revisions and improvements such as in recruitment of diverse participants. This paper presents a multicultural model of HIA and discusses some of the challenges that are faced when HIA is implemented in the context of current decision-making culture. -- Highlights: We revised the generic HIA model in light of the multicultural approach. We tested the model in a case study of zoning a hazardous industry site. Multicultural stakeholder participation uncovers health issues known to communities. It enables community prioritization of health issues. We present a model for multicultural stakeholder participation in HIA.

Negev, Maya, E-mail: mayane@tau.ac.il [Hartog School of Government and Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University, P.O.B. 39040, Tel Aviv 69978 (Israel)] [Hartog School of Government and Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University, P.O.B. 39040, Tel Aviv 69978 (Israel); Davidovitch, Nadav, E-mail: nadavd@bgu.ac.il [Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, P.O.B. 653, Be'er Sheva 84105 (Israel)] [Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, P.O.B. 653, Be'er Sheva 84105 (Israel); Garb, Yaakov, E-mail: ygarb@bgu.ac.il [Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer 84990 (Israel)] [Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer 84990 (Israel); Tal, Alon, E-mail: alontal@bgu.ac.il [Mitrani Department of Dryland Ecology, Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer 84990 (Israel)] [Mitrani Department of Dryland Ecology, Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer 84990 (Israel)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthetic fuels technology overview with health and environmental impacts  

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An introduction is presented to the following synthetic fuels technologies: (1) the Lurgi gasification of coal (2) the Fischer-Tropsch liquefaction of coal (3) coal-methanol conversion (4) donor solvent gas liquefaction (5) Tosco surface shale retorting ethanol production from coal and (6) the coal-methanol-gasoline conversion process. After establishing the system characteristics of these six technologies, consideration is given to their potential major health, safety, environmental and socio-economic impacts at the global, regional and local levels. It is determined that the main global consequence of synfuels development is climate modification, to which may be added the regional impact of dry and wet deposition of gaseous and particulate pollutants, and land and water quality deterioration due to soil erosion at the local level.

Bentz, E.J. Jr.; Salmon, E.J.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genomic medicine: genetic variation and its impact on the future of health care  

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...sequence of the human genome. Science. 291...metabolomic assessments of human health and nutrition...for Biotechnology Information. Nucleic Acids Res...care. | Advances in genome technology and other fruits of the Human Genome Project are playing a growing...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Public health and economic impact of dampness and mold  

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The public health risk and economic impact of dampness and mold exposures was assessed using current asthma as a health endpoint. Individual risk of current asthma from exposure to dampness and mold in homes from Fisk et al. (2007), and asthma risks calculated from additional studies that reported the prevalence of dampness and mold in homes were used to estimate the proportion of U.S. current asthma cases that are attributable to dampness and mold exposure at 21% (95% confidence internal 12-29%). An examination of the literature covering dampness and mold in schools, offices, and institutional buildings, which is summarized in the appendix, suggests that risks from exposure in these buildings are similar to risks from exposures in homes. Of the 21.8 million people reported to have asthma in the U.S., approximately 4.6 (2.7-6.3) million cases are estimated to be attributable to dampness and mold exposure in the home. Estimates of the national cost of asthma from two prior studies were updated to 2004 and used to estimate the economic impact of dampness and mold exposures. By applying the attributable fraction to the updated national annual cost of asthma, the national annual cost of asthma that is attributable to dampness and mold exposure in the home is estimated to be $3.5 billion ($2.1-4.8 billion). Analysis indicates that exposure to dampness and mold in buildings poses significant public health and economic risks in the U.S. These findings are compatible with public policies and programs that help control moisture and mold in buildings.

Mudarri, David; Fisk, William J.

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARCS FOUNDATION GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD Global Health, Public Good and Graduate Education  

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ARCS FOUNDATION GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD Global Health, Public Good and Graduate Education Case Foundation Awards Luncheon in Atlanta on November 20, 2014. #12;Application Materials: 1) A letter

Arnold, Jonathan

102

DOE/FDA/EPA: Workshop on methylmercury and human health  

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In the US the general population is exposed to methylmercury (MeHg) principally through the consumption of fish. There is continuing discussion about the sources of this form of mercury (Hg), the magnitudes and trends in exposures to consumers, and the significance of the sources and their contributions to human health. In response to these discussions, the US Department of Energy, the US Food and Drug Administration, and the US Environmental Protection Agency cosponsored a two-day workshop to discuss data and methods available for characterizing the risk to human health presented by MeHg. This workshop was attended by 45 individuals representing various Federal and state organizations and interested stakeholders. The agenda covered: Agency interests; probabilistic approach to risk assessment; emission sources; atmospheric transport; biogeochemical cycling; exposure assessment; health effects of MeHg; and research needs.

Moskowitz, P.D.; Saroff, L.; Bolger, M.; Cicmanec, J.; Durkee, S. [eds.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Slate transportation and human health risk assessment  

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Public concern regarding activities involving radioactive material generally focuses on the human health risk associated with exposure to ionizing radiation. This report describes the results of a risk analysis conducted to evaluate risk for excavation, handling, and transport of soil contaminated with transuranics at the Clean Slate sites. Transportation risks were estimated for public transport routes from the Tonopah Test Range (TTR) to the Envirocore disposal facility or to the Area 3 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) for both radiological risk and risk due to traffic accidents. Human health risks were evaluated for occupational and radiation-related health effects to workers. This report was generated to respond to this public concern, to provide an evaluation of the risk, and to assess feasibility of transport of the contaminated soil for disposal.

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1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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('~ DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service National Institutes of Health  

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and communicate research findings to patients and their families, health care providers, and the general public care professionals access to important health and science information from taxpayer to reach patients, health care providers, and our other audiences. While these communication efforts

Baker, Chris I.

105

Human scenarios for the screening assessment. Columbia River Comprehensive Impact Assessment  

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Because of past nuclear production operations along the Columbia River, there is intense public and tribal interest in assessing any residual Hanford Site related contamination along the river from the Hanford Reach to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia River Impact Assessment (CRCIA) was proposed to address these concerns. The assessment of the Columbia River is being conducted in phases. The initial phase is a screening assessment of risk, which addresses current environmental conditions for a range of potential uses. One component of the screening assessment estimates the risk from contaminants in the Columbia River to humans. Because humans affected by the Columbia river are involved in a wide range of activities, various scenarios have been developed on which to base the risk assessments. The scenarios illustrate the range of activities possible by members of the public coming in contact with the Columbia River so that the impact of contaminants in the river on human health can be assessed. Each scenario illustrates particular activity patterns by a specific group. Risk will be assessed at the screening level for each scenario. This report defines the scenarios and the exposure factors that will be the basis for estimating the potential range of risk to human health from Hanford-derived radioactive as well as non-radioactive contaminants associated with the Columbia River.

Napier, B.A.; Harper, B.L.; Lane, N.K.; Strenge, D.L.; Spivey, R.B.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validating health impact assessment: Prediction is difficult (especially about the future)  

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Health impact assessment (HIA) has been recommended as a means of estimating how policies, programmes and projects may impact on public health and on health inequalities. This paper considers the difference between predicting health impacts and measuring those impacts. It draws upon a case study of the building of a new hypermarket in a deprived area of Glasgow, which offered an opportunity to reflect on the issue of the predictive validity of HIA, and to consider the difference between potential and actual impacts. We found that the actual impacts of the new hypermarket on diet differed from that which would have been predicted based on previous studies. Furthermore, they challenge current received wisdom about the impact of food retail outlets in poorer areas. These results are relevant to the validity of HIA as a process and emphasise the importance of further research on the predictive validity of HIA, which should help improve its value to decision-makers.

Petticrew, Mark [MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ (United Kingdom)]. E-mail: mark@msoc.mrc.gla.ac.uk; Cummins, Steven [Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS (United Kingdom); Sparks, Leigh [Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA (United Kingdom); Findlay, Anne [Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA (United Kingdom)

2007-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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RADIOLOGICAL HEALTH AND RELATED STANDARDS FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. VOLUME 2 OF HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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Health and Safety Aspects of Pro- posed Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil-FuelHEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHealth and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- Fuel

Nero, A.V.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of Health Reform in Shelby County, Tennessee  

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Coverage, Use of Health Care Resources, and the Economic Contribution of Health Care Presented: An Examination of Changes in Health Insurance Coverage, Use of Health Care Resources, and the Economic Contribution of Health Care i TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Charts List of Tables Major Points Executive Summary

Dasgupta, Dipankar

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing human health Sample Search Results  

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health Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: assessing human health Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Undergraduate Minor in Public Health A...

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The impact and effectiveness of health impact assessment: A conceptual framework  

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The use of health impact assessment (HIA) has expanded rapidly and there are increasing demands for it to demonstrate its effectiveness. This paper presents a conceptual framework for evaluating HIA and describes its development through (i) a review of the literature, (ii) a review of work undertaken as part of a major HIA capacity building project and (iii) an in-depth study of seven completed HIAs. The framework emphasises context, process and impacts as key domains in understanding and evaluating the effectiveness of an HIA. This new framework builds upon the existing approaches to evaluating HIA and extends them to reflect the broad range of factors that comprise and influence the effectiveness of HIAs. It may be of use in evaluating completed HIAs and in planning HIAs that are yet to be undertaken. -- Highlights: ? The first empirically-derived conceptual framework for evaluating HIA ? It may also be useful for planning and reporting on HIAs. ? The framework emphasises context, process and impacts as key domains. ? A broad range of factors influence the effectiveness of HIAs.

Harris-Roxas, Ben, E-mail: ben@harrisroxashealth.com; Harris, Elizabeth, E-mail: e.harris@unsw.edu.au

2013-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Indoor air and human health revisited: A recent IAQ symposium  

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Indoor Air and Human Health Revisited was a speciality symposium examining the scientific underpinnings of sensory and sensitivity effects, allergy and respiratory disease, neurotoxicity and cancer. An organizing committee selected four persons to chain the sessions and invite experts to give state-of-the-art presentations that will be published as a book. A summary of the presentations is made and some critical issues identified.

Gammage, R.B.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing human health risk in the USDA forest service  

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This paper identifies the kinds of risk assessments being done by or for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. Summaries of data sources currently in use and the pesticide risk assessments completed by the agency or its contractors are discussed. An overview is provided of the agency`s standard operating procedures for the conduct of toxicological, ecological, environmental fate, and human health risk assessments.

Hamel, D.R. [Department of Agriculture-Forest Service, Washington, DC (United States)

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impact of Low Income Health Program Spending on Select California Counties by Laurel Lucia  

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1 Economic Impact of Low Income Health Program Spending on Select California Counties by Laurel of providers. The LIHP will also have broader economic benefits in each county where the program operates. County health spending supports economic output and jobs in hospitals, clinics and other health care

Militzer, Burkhard

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The impact of changes in county public health 爀xpenditures on general health in the population  

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the relation between health and education: what do we knowassociation of changes in local health department resourceschanges in state-level health outcomes, American Journal of

Brown, Timothy Tyler

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Health Impacts from Urban Air Pollution in China: The Burden to the Economy and the Benefits of Policy  

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Health Impacts from Urban Air Pollution in China: The Burden to the Economy and the Benefits and Policy Program #12;2 #12;Health Impacts from Urban Air Pollution in China: The Burden to the Economy, elevated levels of urban air pollution result in significant adverse health impacts for its large

116

ARCS FOUNDATION GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD Global Health, Public Good and Graduate Education  

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1 ARCS FOUNDATION GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD Global Health, Public Good and Graduate Education Case the ARCS Foundation Awards Luncheon in Atlanta on November 21, 2013. Application Materials: 1) A letter

Arnold, Jonathan

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A Method to Estimate the Chronic Health Impact of Air Pollutants in U.S.  

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A Method to Estimate the Chronic Health Impact of Air Pollutants in U.S. A Method to Estimate the Chronic Health Impact of Air Pollutants in U.S. Residences Title A Method to Estimate the Chronic Health Impact of Air Pollutants in U.S. Residences Publication Type Journal Article Refereed Designation Refereed LBNL Report Number LBNL-5267E Year of Publication 2011 Authors Logue, Jennifer M., Phillip N. Price, Max H. Sherman, and Brett C. Singer Journal Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 120 Start Page 216 Pagination 216-222 Date Published 11/2011 Keywords air toxics, criteria pollutants, DALYs, exposure, impact assessment, indoor air pollutants, indoor air quality Abstract Background: Indoor air pollutants (IAPs) cause multiple health impacts. Prioritizing mitigation options that differentially impact individual pollutants and comparing IAPs to other environmental health hazards requires a common metric of harm. Objectives: The objective was to demonstrate a methodology to quantify and compare health impacts from IAPs. The methodology is needed to assess population health impacts of large-scale initiatives - including energy efficiency upgrades and ventilation standards - that affect indoor air quality (IAQ). Methods: Available disease incidence and disease impact models for specific pollutant-disease combinations were synthesized with data on measured concentrations to estimate the chronic heath impact, in Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), due to inhalation of a subset of IAPs in U.S. residences. Model results were compared to independent estimates of DALYs lost due to disease. Results: PM2.5, acrolein, and formaldehyde accounted for the vast majority of DALY losses caused by IAPs considered in this analysis, with impacts on par or greater than estimates for secondhand tobacco smoke and radon. Confidence intervals of DALYs lost derived from epidemiology-based response functions are tighter than those derived from toxicology-based, inter-species extrapolations. Statistics on disease incidence in the US indicate that the upper-bound confidence interval for aggregate IAP harm is implausibly high. Conclusions: The demonstrated approach may be used to assess regional and national initiatives that impact IAQ at the population level. Cumulative health impacts from inhalation in U.S. residences of the IAPs assessed in this study are estimated at 400-1100 DALYs annually per 100,000 people.

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Public Health-Related Impacts of Climate Change in California  

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fossil-fuel CO emissions can still have a benefit since urban CO reductions are 搇everaged by providing both local public health

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Public Health-Related Impacts of Climate Change in California  

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The impact of air pollutant and methane emission controls onpollutant concentrations complicate air quality planning by limiting the effectiveness of control

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

PA-40-201 1 Department of Health and Human Services  

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PA-40-201 1 Department of Health and Human Services Part 1. Overview Information Participating Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) National Institute on Aging (NIA) National Institute on Alcohol Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human

Baker, Chris I.

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HEALTH AND CLIMATE POLICY IMPACTS ON SULFUR EMISSION CONTROL  

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the climate and health effects of sulfate aerosol into an integrated-assessment model of fossil fuel emission warming and health simultaneously will support more stringent fossil fuel and sulfur controls control. Our simulations show that a policy that adjusts fossil fuel and sulfur emissions to address both

Russell, Lynn

122

The Impact on Health of Emissions to Air from Municipal Waste Incinerators  

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. This view is based on detailed assessments of the effects of air pollutants on health and on the fact concentrations of air pollutants. The Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products responsibility to advise Government and Local Authorities on possible health impacts of air pollutants. 2

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Impact of complex genetic variation in COMT on human  

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-wide association studies, a major impetus underlying the Human Hapmap project.3 In addition to these generalORIGINAL ARTICLE Impact of complex genetic variation in COMT on human brain function A Meyer impact of ambiguous haplotypes on a neural system-level intermediate phenotype in humans. Studying 126

Wang, Kuan Hong

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Health and Human Rights--PH 393 Professor Juliet S. Sorensen  

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; how to maximize access to health; the health implications of war crimes and atrocities1 Health and Human Rights--PH 393 Professor Juliet S. Sorensen Rubloff 8th Floor, Bluhm Legal 颅 3 p.m. or by appointment Course description: The course examines the intersection of health

Contractor, Anis

125

College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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school youth, development of youth competencies, healthy lifestyle & democratic behavior through leisure. Elizabeth Farmer Associate Professor Health Policy & Administration Email Address: emf13@psu.edu Research Interests Children's mental health services, effectiveness of mental health interventions, mental health

Yener, Aylin

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E-Print Network 3.0 - ancillary human health Sample Search Results  

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102010 Printed 612011 Premier HMO 5 Summary: and clarification on the new health care reform laws from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services... , you may also...

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Assessing Safety, Health, and Environmental Impact Early during Process Development  

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After identifying SHE problems as dangerous properties, their magnitude is analyzed as potential of danger and can be reduced by technological measures. ... Health effects are subdivided into two dangerous properties:? irritation and chronic toxicity. ...

Guntram Koller; Ulrich Fischer; Konrad Hungerb黨ler

2000-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

128

Structural Health Monitoring for Impact Damage in Composite Structures.  

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Composite structures are increasing in prevalence throughout the aerospace, wind, defense, and transportation industries, but the many advantages of these materials come with unique challenges, particularly in inspecting and repairing these structures. Because composites of- ten undergo sub-surface damage mechanisms which compromise the structure without a clear visual indication, inspection of these components is critical to safely deploying composite re- placements to traditionally metallic structures. Impact damage to composites presents one of the most signi fi cant challenges because the area which is vulnerable to impact damage is generally large and sometimes very dif fi cult to access. This work seeks to further evolve iden- ti fi cation technology by developing a system which can detect the impact load location and magnitude in real time, while giving an assessment of the con fi dence in that estimate. Fur- thermore, we identify ways by which impact damage could be more effectively identi fi ed by leveraging impact load identi fi cation information to better characterize damage. The impact load identi fi cation algorithm was applied to a commercial scale wind turbine blade, and results show the capability to detect impact magnitude and location using a single accelerometer, re- gardless of sensor location. A technique for better evaluating the uncertainty of the impact estimates was developed by quantifying how well the impact force estimate meets the assump- tions underlying the force estimation technique. This uncertainty quanti fi cation technique was found to reduce the 95% con fi dence interval by more than a factor of two for impact force estimates showing the least uncertainty, and widening the 95% con fi dence interval by a fac- tor of two for the most uncertain force estimates, avoiding the possibility of understating the uncertainty associated with these estimates. Linear vibration based damage detection tech- niques were investigated in the context of structural stiffness reductions and impact damage. A method by which the sensitivity to damage could be increased for simple structures was presented, and the challenges of applying that technique to a more complex structure were identi fi ed. The structural dynamic changes in a weak adhesive bond were investigated, and the results showed promise for identifying weak bonds that show little or no static reduction in stiffness. To address these challenges in identifying highly localized impact damage, the possi- bility of detecting damage through nonlinear dynamic characteristics was also identi fi ed, with a proposed technique which would leverage impact location estimates to enable the detection of impact damage. This nonlinear damage identi fi cation concept was evaluated on a composite panel with a substructure disbond, and the results showed that the nonlinear dynamics at the damage site could be observed without a baseline healthy reference. By further developing impact load identi fi cation technology and combining load and damage estimation techniques into an integrated solution, the challenges associated with impact detection in composite struc- tures can be effectively solved, thereby reducing costs, improving safety, and enhancing the operational readiness and availability of high value assets.

Roach, Dennis P.; Raymond Bond (Purdue); Doug Adams (Purdue)

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Disease invasion: impacts on biodiversity and human health  

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...syndrome, bird flu and swine flu, and the revision...either a disease outbreak that dies out...within-host models a viable exercise...and analytical models of the dynamics...identify and predict future threats...the rinderpest outbreak in nineteenth...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Geographically Differentiated Life-cycle Impact Assessment of Human Health  

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train (size, efficiency, diesel or electric) can change whenthe type of train (diesel or electric) and the production ofdiesel (western United States and Canada) and electric (

Humbert, Sebastien

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Geographically Differentiated Life-cycle Impact Assessment of Human Health  

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Hvistendahl M (2007). Coal ash is more radioactive thanconcrete. 2007 World of Coal Ash (WOCA), Covington, Kentuky,Feuerborn H-J (2005). Coal ash utilisation over the world

Humbert, Sebastien

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Geographically Differentiated Life-cycle Impact Assessment of Human Health  

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05 1.0E-04 1) Disposal in landfill or lagoon 1.5E-04 2 . 0Disposal of fly ash in landfill or lagoon (based on ChapterTrain Inert material landfill, infrastructure Inert material

Humbert, Sebastien

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographically Differentiated Life-cycle Impact Assessment of Human Health  

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leads to a change in the energy mix, energy efficiency,production. Concerning the energy mix, and especially thesensitive to either the energy mix or to the transportation

Humbert, Sebastien

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Quantifying the health and economic impacts of mercury : an integrated assessment approach  

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Mercury is a toxic pollutant that endangers human and ecosystem health. Especially potent in the form of methyl mercury, exposure is known to lead to adverse neurological effects, and, a growing body of evidence suggests, ...

Giang, Amanda (Amanda Chi Wen)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Estimated human health risks of disposing of nonhazardous oil field waste in salt caverns  

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Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) has completed an evaluation of the possibility that adverse human health effects (carcinogenic and noncarcinogenic) could result from exposure to contaminants released from nonhazardous oil field wastes (NOW) disposed in domal salt caverns. In this assessment, several steps were used to evaluate potential human health risks: identifying potential contaminants of concern, determining how humans could be exposed to these contaminants, assessing the contaminants` toxicities, estimating contaminant intakes, and, finally, calculating human cancer and noncancer risks.

Tomasko, D.; Elcock, D.; Veil, J.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UTCA Project 00214 Environmental Health, Public Safety, and Social Impacts  

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Pitt and Shirley E. Clark Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering School of Engineering Department of Environmental Health Sciences and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering environmental, safety, economic, and psychosocial issues. The purpose of the project is to (1) quantify

Pitt, Robert E.

137

Imperial County baseline health survey potential impact of geothermal energy  

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The survey purpose, methods, and statistical methods are presented. Results are discussed according to: area differences in background variables, area differences in health variables, area differences in annoyance reactions, and comparison of symptom frequencies with age, smoking, and drinking. Included in appendices are tables of data, enumeration forms, the questionnaire, interviewer cards, and interviewer instructions. (MHR)

Deane, M.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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-outcome relationships. Elizabeth Farmer Associate Professor Health Policy & Administration Email Address: emf13@psu.edu Research Interests Children's mental health services, effectiveness of mental health interventions, mental health in life course trajectories, community-based services for youth, role of schools in children

Yener, Aylin

139

College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes  

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. Elizabeth Farmer Associate Professor Health Policy & Administration Email Address: emf13@psu.edu Research Interests Children's mental health services, effectiveness of mental health interventions, mental health in life course trajectories, community-based services for youth, role of schools in children's mental

Yener, Aylin

140

U.S. Department of Health And Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

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is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those withoutU.S. Department of Health And Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #12;For more information on cold weather conditions and health, please contact: Centers for Disease Control

Khan, Javed I.

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Environmental Health Perspectives VOLUME 110 | NUMBER 11 | November 2002 1057 The Health Impacts of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Solid Fuels in  

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of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Solid Fuels in Developing Countries: Knowledge, Gaps, and Data Needs and coal smoke contain a large number of pollutants and known health haz- ards, including particulateEnvironmental Health Perspectives 路 VOLUME 110 | NUMBER 11 | November 2002 1057 The Health Impacts

Kammen, Daniel M.

142

Impact of Shale Gas Development on Regional Water Quality  

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...human health and environmental impacts associated with the release...inadequately treated wastewater to the environment (66). In addition, spills...assess potential water quality impacts in the northeast (78, 79...shale gas extraction (54). Impacts from casing leakage, well...

R. D. Vidic; S. L. Brantley; J. M. Vandenbossche; D. Yoxtheimer; J. D. Abad

2013-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

143

Health Behavior Health Promotion -Prevention  

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chronic disease complications Improve quality of life Reduce health care costs #12;ImpactHealth Behavior Health Promotion - Prevention Modification of Health Attitudes and Health Behavior #12;Health Promotion: An Overview Basic philosophy Good health = individual and collective goal

Meagher, Mary

144

Why and How Should We Assess Occupational Health Impacts in Integrated Product Policy?  

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However, in an attempt to consider other sustainability criteria and to avoid a shift from environmental health impacts to occupational health impacts one may want to include occupational health in IPP. ... Integrated product policy (IPP) has emerged as an area of intense research and debate among policy makers in order to better consider the 搘orld behind the product (1) and to deal with the many dimensions of sustainable development (2?4). ... Viscusi and Zeckhauser (20) estimate for 1987 the number of workdays lost due to injuries per million dollars output for a 38 sector model of the United States economy to be 0.1 (real estate) to 1.2 (furniture and fixtures). ...

Patrick Hofstetter; Gregory A. Norris

2003-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Submitted to: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 The Department of Veterans'Affairs Persian Gulf Health Registry and the Department of Defense-2510 File Contains Data for PostScript Printers Only Background Document on Gulf War-Related Research for The Health Impact of Chemical Exposures During the Gulf War: A Research Planning Conference February 28

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Appendix F Human Health Risk Assessment Document Number Q0029500 Appendix F  

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Human Health Risk Assessment Human Health Risk Assessment Document Number Q0029500 Appendix F This appendix presents the detailed calculations used to estimate risks to human health. It includes the exposure factors, equations, abbreviations, assumptions, and references. Separate spreadsheets for ground water ingestion for the near-term and 20-year assumptio~ls have also been provided. The following spreadsheets are included in this appendix: Overview (Exposure Factors, Equations, Abbreviations, and COPCs) .......................... F-3 * Contaminant Concentrations-Near-Tern1 Ground Water Concentrations .................... F-6 Toxicity Factors ...................................... .. ............................................................ F-8 * Lower Montezuma'creek Exposure Scenario-Reasonable Maximurn Exposure ...... F-10

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Human Reliability Program (HRP) - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Analysis Human Reliability Program (HRP) Industrial Rehabilitation & Ergonomics Infection Control & Immunizations Influenza Immunization Program Medical Exam Scheduling Medical...

148

Real and Theoretical Threats to Human Health Posed by the Epidemic of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy  

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This chapter discusses the question of whether or not food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics derived from animal tissues may pose a danger to human health. More specifically, can any of these products transmit C...

Richard T. Johnson

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The coastal environment and human health: microbial indicators, pathogens, sentinels and reservoirs  

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Innovative research relating oceans and human health is advancing our understanding of disease-causing organisms in coastal ecosystems. Novel techniques are elucidating the loading, transport and fate of pathogens in coastal ...

Stewart, Jill R.

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FIA-13-0049 - In the Matter of UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic  

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9 - In the Matter of UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation 9 - In the Matter of UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic FIA-13-0049 - In the Matter of UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic On July 25, 2013, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) denied a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal filed by UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic (Appellant) of a determination issued by the Office of Information Resources (OIR). In its request, the Appellant asked for a copy of the "cable from the Embassy of the United State in London bearing the reference ID '09LONDON1156' sent on May 15, 2009, with the subject 'HMG Floats Proposal for Marine Reserve Covering the Chagos Archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory.'" In its determination, OIR stated that the document was "under the jurisdiction

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A REVIEW OF LIGHT-WATER REACTOR SAFETY STUDIES. VOLUME 3 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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Health and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- Fuel3 of HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF FOSSIL-FUEL NUCLEAR,HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL

Nero, A.V.

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Using Factor Analysis to Attribute Health Impacts to Particulate Pollution Sources1  

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Factor Analysis to Attribute Health Impacts to Particulate Factor Analysis to Attribute Health Impacts to Particulate Pollution Sources 1 Thomas Grahame U. S. Department of Energy Washington, DC George Hidy Envair/Aerochem Placitas, NM ABSTRACT Laden et al. (2000) recently reported results of applying factor analysis to data taken in six cities from1979 to1988, identifying airborne particle sources potentially affecting daily mortality. These authors sought relationships between source groups and risk measures using source tracer elements, Se (coal combustion), Pb (light duty motor vehicle sources), and Si (crustal--soil dispersion). Combined data analyses of this kind may overlook the complexity of source contributions, which have common tracer elements. In one of the cities, Boston for example, the authors found coal combustion

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How Can Research on Plants Contribute to Promoting Human Health?  

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...significantly, the World Health Organization...the increasing consumption of unhealthy foods...Recent increases in consumption of more energy-dense, nutrient-poor...clarithromycin. World J. Gastroenterol...Quercetin consumption delays, but does...

Cathie Martin; Eugenio Butelli; Katia Petroni; Chiara Tonelli

2011-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Clinical Conversations About Health: The Impact of Confidentiality in Preventive Adolescent Care  

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AbstractPurpose To better understand how confidentiality impacts the delivery of preventive adolescent health care by examining adolescent and parent beliefs and the relationship between confidentiality and the number and subject matter of health topics discussed at the last visit. Methods This study represents a secondary analysis of nationally representative online survey data collected from adolescents aged 1317爕ears (N= 504) and parents of adolescents aged 1317 years (N= 500). Descriptive statistics were conducted on confidentiality variables of interest. Analysis of variance and Scheffe post hoc tests were computed to determine whether the mean number of topics discussed varied by level of confidential consultation provided. Associations between confidential consultation and health topics discussed at the last visit were examined using multivariate logistic regression. Results Approximately, half of both samples reported provision of confidential consultation. Eighty-nine percent of parents believed adolescents should be able to speak with providers alone, yet 61% preferred to be in examination room for the entire visit. Nearly half of all adolescents believed parental presence impacted conversation. Mean number of topics discussed was significantly higher when a visit was partially confidential (4.11 3.05; p= 0) versus when a visit was not confidential (2.76 2.68; p= 0). There were significant associations between confidential consultation and discussions about 8 of 11 health topics. Conclusions Confidential consultation significantly impacts the number and subject matter of health topics discussed. A split-visit confidentiality model for adolescent preventive care visits may result in clinical conversations that address more topics. This arrangement may also appeal to parents who have mixed feelings about confidentiality.

Amy Lewis Gilbert; Vaughn I. Rickert; Matthew C. Aalsma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An empirical investigation of air pollution from fossil fuel combustion and its impact on health in India during 19731974 to 19961997  

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Many air pollution studies examine impacts on global climate warming in the future, but impacts on health of population are more actual and concrete. The aim of this paper is to evaluate air pollution (CO2, SO2, and NOx) from fossil fuel combustion in India. Input朞utput Structural Decomposition Analysis approach is used to find out their sources of changes. We also estimate the emissions of CO2, SO2 and \\{NOx\\} for the year 20012002 and 20062007. A link between emission of pollutants and their impact on human health is finally analysed. The study categorizes the changes in the amount of CO2, SO2 and \\{NOx\\} emissions into four factors: the pollution intensity or eco-efficiency, technology or input-mix, composition of final demand, and the level of final demand. The main factors for these changes were the pollution intensity, technology, and the volume of final demand. Changes in the pollution intensity and technology were in most periods increasing air pollution. These results are quite different to those observed in some other studies. Pollution and health impacts have a close linear relationship and the main factors for the changes are the same as for the pollution.

Kakali Mukhopadhyay; Osmo Forssell

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impact of Medicaid on South Carolina  

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Economic Impact of Medicaid on South Carolina Developed for The SC Department of Health and Human 2002 #12;Medicaid Economic Impact, i Executive Summary This study analyzes the impact of Medicaid, the health care insurance program, on South Carolina's economic development. South Carolina is considering

Almor, Amit

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EIS-0280: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact...  

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the potential environmental and human health impacts of a proposed project under the Clean Coal Technology Program that would integrate the production of molten iron for...

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Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Health and Human  

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Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Health Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Energy Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Energy August 28, 2010 August 2010 Memorandum of Understanding between HHS and DOE regarding the authorities, responsibilities and procedures to conduc mandated activities relating to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) serves to set forth the authorities, responsibilities, and procedures by which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Energy (DOE) will conduct statutorily mandated activities required to assist with claims processing

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E-waste vis--vis human health and environment  

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The social, economic and technological growth of a developing society has resulted in rapid product obsolescence which in turn has become a new environmental challenge - i.e., 'electronics waste' (e-waste). Electronic waste has not been a problem as long as there were a few computers or other electronic devices on earth. With the increasing use of computers/electronic devices, our planet has become a dump house for electronic wastes. Electronic products often contain hazardous materials that lead to environmental degradation when they are destroyed. It is an emerging problem given the volumes of e-waste being generated. E-waste, particularly, computer waste has complicated the immense task of solid waste management, with the developed countries dumping their outdated electronic products in developing countries as one of their e-waste management techniques. This paper highlights the damaging impact of e-waste on environment and human health as well as various approaches to deal with it, in the light of initiatives in developing countries. It broadly discusses the composition, criticality and control of e-waste in developing countries, particularly in India.

Adarsh Garg; Neena Singla

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of a mHealth Intervention for Peer Health Workers on AIDS Care in Rural Uganda: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Cluster-Randomized Trial  

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Mobile phone access in low and middle-income countries is rapidly expanding and offers an opportunity to leverage limited human resources for health. We conducted a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomize...

Larry W. Chang; Joseph Kagaayi; Hannah Arem; Gertrude Nakigozi

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To advance and share knowledge, discover solutions and promote opportunities in food and agriculture, bioenergy, health, the environment and human well-  

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and agriculture, bioenergy, health, the environment and human well- being. Vision: To lead in science, innovation

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Health Impacts of Moving Freight In and Out of the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles  

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and Health Impacts of Port-Related Freight Movement in aMoving Freight In and Out of the Ports of Long Beach and LosISSUE The San Pedro Bay Port (SPBP) of Los Angeles and Long

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Impacts of Moving Freight In and Our of the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles  

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and Health Impacts of Port-Related Freight Movement in aMoving Freight In and Out of the Ports of Long Beach and LosISSUE The San Pedro Bay Port (SPBP) of Los Angeles and Long

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring Consumer Acceptance and Willingness-To-Pay for Specialty Tomatoes: Impact of Product, Taste, and Health Features  

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that knowledge of location of origin of tomatoes does have an impact on consumer valuation. The same holds true for the taste attribute (experience) and the health attribute (credence). Each information treatment was applied to several products and some...

Segovia Coronel, Michelle S

2014-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Health impacts from urban air pollution in China : the burden to the economy and the benefits of policy  

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In China, elevated levels of urban air pollution result in significant adverse health impacts for its large and rapidly growing urban population. An expanded version of the Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA), ...

Matus, Kira J. (Kira Jen)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tree and forest effects on air quality and human health in the United David J. Nowak a, *  

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Tree and forest effects on air quality and human health in the United States David J. Nowak a 26 May 2014 Available online xxx Keywords: Air pollution removal Air quality Ecosystem services Human and value of the effects of trees and forests on air quality and human health across the United States

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Energy and Human Health Kirk R. Smith,1  

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by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved Keywords coal, air pollution, biomass fuel, petroleum, nuclear energy accrue to the harvesting and burning of solid fuels, coal and biomass, mainly in the form of occupational health risks and household and general ambient air pollution. Lack of access to clean fuels

Mauzerall, Denise

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Global diets link environmental sustainability and human health  

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... than 25% of all greenhouse gases (GHGs), pollute fresh and marine waters with agrochemicals, and use as cropland or pastureland about half of the ice-free land area ... savannas and grasslands, which threatens species with extinction. Lifecycle environmental impacts of foods

David Tilman; Michael Clark

2014-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Turbines and Health A Rapid Review of the Evidence  

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1 Wind Turbines and Health A Rapid Review of the Evidence July 2010 #12;2 Wind Turbines and Health of the evidence from current literature on the issue of wind turbines and potential impacts on human health regarding wind turbines and their potential effect on human health. It is important to note that these views

Firestone, Jeremy

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Geography and physical and social environments have important implications for human health and health care. This course will explore the intersections among geography, environments and public health, with an  

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Geography and physical and social environments have important implications for human health and health care. This course will explore the intersections among geography, environments and public health, with an emphasis on geographical analysis approaches for health data, to address two key questions: (1) How can

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Environmental Health Perspectives volume 121 | number 1 | January 2013 23 Human variability underlies differences in the  

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(Schadt and Bj枚rkegren 2012). In addition to genetic differences, omics stud ies have examined the impact personalized medicine and environmental health protection (Khoury et al. 2011). In this review, we explore how The "sourcetooutcome continuum" [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2007; NRC 2007] is a conceptual frame work

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Abstract--Airborne pollution and explosive gases threaten human health and occupational safety, therefore generating high  

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, electronics, and data analysis algorithms. Electrochemical sensors featuring ionic liquids were chosen can be found in underground coal mines [2]. To improve scientific understanding of the health impacts utilize ionic liquid interfaces for low-power room-temperature operation with low maintenance requirements

Mason, Andrew

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Modeling toxic endpoints for improving human health risk assessment  

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or equivalent toxicological potency in which case they are not considered ?sufficiently? similar. Currently, this method is only useful for inhalation 4 routes of exposure because epidemiological data for human oral and dermal exposures are not yet... available. Consequently, it is only feasible to use in cases where inhalation risk will be the dominant contributor to the overall risk estimates. This method is not considered a viable option for mixtures that have originated from unknown sources...

Bruce, Erica Dawn

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Health insurance for the poor: impact on catastrophic and out-of-pocket health expenditures in Mexico  

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Department of International Health 281, Johns Hopkins15. Nyman, J.A. : The value of health insurance: the accessmotive. J. Health Econ. 18, 141152 (1999) 16. McIntyre,

Gal醨raga, Omar; Sosa-Rub, Sandra G.; Salinas-Rodr韌uez, Aar髇; Sesma-V醶quez, Sergio

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological accidents potentially important to human health risk in the U.S. Department of Energy waste management program  

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Human health risks as a consequence of potential radiological releases resulting from plausible accident scenarios constitute an important consideration in the US Department of Energy (DOE) national program to manage the treatment, storage, and disposal of wastes. As part of this program, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) is currently preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) that evaluates the risks that could result from managing five different waste types. This paper (1) briefly reviews the overall approach used to assess process and facility accidents for the EM PEIS; (2) summarizes the key inventory, storage, and treatment characteristics of the various DOE waste types important to the selection of accidents; (3) discusses in detail the key assumptions in modeling risk-dominant accidents; and (4) relates comparative source term results and sensitivities.

Mueller, C.; Roglans-Ribas, J.; Folga, S.; Nabelssi, B. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Jackson, R. [Science Applications International Corp., Golden, CO (United States)

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Combustion, Emission Control, Health Impacts, and Fuels Merit Review and Peer Evaluation  

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06 06 a n n u a l p r o g r e s s r e p o r t L e s s d e p e n d e n c e o n f o r e i g n o i l t o d a y, a n d t r a n s i t i o n t o a p e t r o l e u m - f r e e , e m i s s i o n s - f r e e v e h i c l e t o m o r r o w . F r e e d o m C A r A n d V e h i C l e T e C h n o l o g i e s P r o g r A m AdvAnced combustion, emission controls, HeAltH impActs, And Fuels merit review And peer evAluAtion Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 2006 Dear Colleague: This document summarizes the comments provided by the Review Panel for the FY 2006 Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Combustion, Emission Controls, Health Impacts, and Fuels Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, the "ACE Review," held on May 15-18, 2006 at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). The raw evaluations and comments of the panel were provided (with reviewers' names deleted) to the presenters in early June and were used by national laboratory

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Essays on econometric modeling of subjective perceptions of risks in environment and human health  

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A large body of literature studies the issues of the option price and other ex-ante welfare measures under the microeconomic theory to valuate reductions of risks inherent in environment and human health. However, it does not offer a careful...

Nguyen, To Ngoc

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES Harvard University is committed to developing and maintaining an environment that enhances human health  

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#12;#12;SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES Harvard University is committed to developing and maintaining species. 路 路 路 Developing planning tools to enable comparative analysis of sustainability implications an environment that enhances human health and fosters a transition toward sustainability. Sustainability should

Paulsson, Johan

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Benzo(C)fluorine, PAH with possible human health implications. (To BAP or  

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Benzo(C)fluorine, PAH with possible human health implications. (To BAP or Benzo(C)fluorine, PAH with possible human health implications. (To BAP or not to BAP) Speaker(s): Larry Goldstein Date: November 7, 2000 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are ubiquitous environmental contaminants with potential health consequences. Essentially all the cancer risk from exposure to coal tar, cigarette smoke and other products of incomplete combustion is thought to reflect the contributions of PAHs with 4 or more fused rings. In risk assessment as currently practiced the major contributor to overall risk is the 5-ring PAH benzo(a)pyrene (B(a)P).However, recent studies using a lifetime feeding protocol indicate that B(a)P does not meet criteria for application to risk assessment since it does not induce lung tumors, the endpoint upon which risk assessments

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The role of Health Impact Assessment in the setting of air quality standards: An Australian perspective  

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The approaches used for setting or reviewing air quality standards vary from country to country. The purpose of this research was to consider the potential to improve decision-making through integration of HIA into the processes to review and set air quality standards used in Australia. To assess the value of HIA in this policy process, its strengths and weaknesses were evaluated aligned with review of international processes for setting air quality standards. Air quality standard setting programmes elsewhere have either used HIA or have amalgamated and incorporated factors normally found within HIA frameworks. They clearly demonstrate the value of a formalised HIA process for setting air quality standards in Australia. The following elements should be taken into consideration when using HIA in standard setting. (a) The adequacy of a mainly technical approach in current standard setting procedures to consider social determinants of health. (b) The importance of risk assessment criteria and information within the HIA process. The assessment of risk should consider equity, the distribution of variations in air quality in different locations and the potential impacts on health. (c) The uncertainties in extrapolating evidence from one population to another or to subpopulations, especially the more vulnerable, due to differing environmental factors and population variables. (d) The significance of communication with all potential stakeholders on issues associated with the management of air quality. In Australia there is also an opportunity for HIA to be used in conjunction with the NEPM to develop local air quality standard measures. The outcomes of this research indicated that the use of HIA for air quality standard setting at the national and local levels would prove advantageous. -- Highlights: Health Impact Assessment framework has been applied to a policy development process. HIA process was evaluated for application in air quality standard setting. Advantages of HIA in the air quality standard setting process are demonstrated.

Spickett, Jeffery, E-mail: J.Spickett@curtin.edu.au [WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment (Australia) [WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment (Australia); Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia (Australia); Katscherian, Dianne [WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment (Australia) [WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment (Australia); Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia (Australia); Harris, Patrick [CHETRE UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales (Australia)] [CHETRE UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales (Australia)

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Communications Assistant The College of Health and Human Sciences Dean's Office is seeking a dynamic individual to help us get  

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Communications Assistant The College of Health and Human Sciences Dean's Office is seeking for various College and unit publications. Photography: Take photos with the office camera at College events of Communications College of Health and Human Sciences 226 L. L. Gibbons Building (970) 491-5182 | gretchen

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Health and environmental impacts of China's current and future electricity supply, with associated external costs  

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This paper summarises the results of the assessment of health and environmental impacts, and the corresponding external costs within the China Energy Technology Program (CETP). China faces an enormous challenge, as it needs to meet the growing demand for energy in general and electricity in particular. Coal is, and will most probably remain for a long time, the dominant energy carrier in China, and its continued use causes enormous damage to public health and the environment. Such damage backfires on the rate of economic growth. As demonstrated in the present work, the total (internal plus external) costs of environment-friendly electricity supply strategies are significantly lower than those of the seemingly cheaper, but ''dirty'' and nonsustainable, strategies based on traditional coal technologies. As demonstrated by the detailed analyses carried out for the Shandong province, cost-efficient reduction of health and environmental damages, and of the corresponding external costs, can be achieved by implementation of scrubbers and other ''clean-coal'' technologies, together with fuel diversification and promotion of efficiency.

Stefan Hirschberg; Thomas Heck; Urs Gantner; Yongqi Lu; Joseph V. Spadaro; Alfred Trukenmuller; Yihong Zhao

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soil trampling in an Antarctic Specially Protected Area: tools to assess levels of human impact  

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Soil trampling in an Antarctic Specially Protected Area: tools to assess levels of human impact P. TEJEDO1 , A. JUSTEL2 , J. BENAYAS3 *, E. RICO3 , P. CONVEY4 and A. QUESADA5 1 School of Biology, IE recognized within the Antarctic Treaty by designating protected areas. Since 1991 three classes of protected

Justel Eusebio, Ana

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The impact of environmental factors on human life-history evolution: an optimization  

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The impact of environmental factors on human life-history evolution: an optimization modelling of the model parameters representing food availability and environmental stresses. Using these strategies, we on both environmental parameters. Then, using a statistical analysis of global social and demographic data

Roche, Benjamin

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Illustrative assessment of human health issues arising from the potential release of  

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Many countries have a programme for developing an underground geological disposal facility for radioactive waste. A case study is provided herein on the illustrative assessment of human health issues arising from the potential release of chemotoxic and radioactive substances from a generic geological disposal facility (GDF) for radioactive waste. The illustrative assessment uses a source杙athway杛eceptor methodology and considers a number of human exposure pathways. Estimated exposures are compared with authoritative toxicological assessment criteria. The possibility of additive and synergistic effects resulting from exposures to mixtures of chemical contaminants or a combination of radiotoxic and chemotoxic substances is considered. The case study provides an illustration of how to assess human health issues arising from chemotoxic species released from a GDF for radioactive waste and highlights potential difficulties associated with a lack of data being available with which to assess synergistic effects. It also highlights how such difficulties can be addressed.

James C Wilson; Michael C Thorne; George Towler; Simon Norris

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EI04~ PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL PeopleSoft Human Resource  

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EI04~ PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be modified. MODULE 1- PRIVACY NEEDS ASSESSMENT June 11, 2009 oep"rtrnental Element &Site Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Building Number: REC 608 Building Name: IORC Name 'of Infonnatlon System, or IT Project INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System exhibit ProJect UID 157044 NewPIA D Update ~ _____ i DOE PIA - Peoplesoft Final.doc

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HumanWildlife Interactions 8(2):284290, Fall 2014 Oil and gas impacts on Wyoming's sage-  

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Human颅Wildlife Interactions 8(2):284颅290, Fall 2014 Oil and gas impacts on Wyoming's sage- grouse: Historical impacts from oil and gas development to greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) habitat been extrapolated to estimate future oil and gas impacts in the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2010

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Health effects of risk-assessment categories  

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Environmental and occupational health effects associated with exposures to various chemicals are a subject of increasing concern. One recently developed methodology for assessing the health impacts of various chemical compounds involves the classification of similar chemicals into risk-assessment categories (RACs). This report reviews documented human health effects for a broad range of pollutants, classified by RACs. It complements other studies that have estimated human health effects by RAC based on analysis and extrapolation of data from animal research.

Kramer, C.F.; Rybicka, K.; Knutson, A.; Morris, S.C.

1983-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Human Indoor Air Pollutant Exposure within Life Cycle Impact Assessment  

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Neglecting health effects from indoor pollutant emissions and exposure, as currently done in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), may result in product or process optimizations at the expense of workers? or consumers? health. To close this gap, methods for considering indoor exposure to chemicals are needed to complement the methods for outdoor human exposure assessment already in use. This paper summarizes the work of an international expert group on the integration of human indoor and outdoor exposure in LCA, within the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. A new methodological framework is proposed for a general procedure to include human-health effects from indoor exposure in LCA. Exposure models from occupational hygiene and household indoor air quality studies and practices are critically reviewed and recommendations are provided on the appropriateness of various model alternatives in the context of LCA. A single-compartment box model is recommended for use as a default in LCA, enabling one to screen occupational and household exposures consistent with the existing models to assess outdoor emission in a multimedia environment. An initial set of model parameter values was collected. The comparison between indoor and outdoor human exposure per unit of emission shows that for many pollutants, intake per unit of indoor emission may be several orders of magnitude higher than for outdoor emissions. It is concluded that indoor exposure should be routinely addressed within LCA.

Hellweg, Stefanie; Demou, Evangelia; Bruzzi, Raffaella; Meijer, Arjen; Rosenbaum, Ralph K.; Huijbregts, Mark A.J.; McKone, Thomas E.

2008-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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METHODOLOGIES FOR REVIEW OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY ASPECTS OF PROPOSED NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL SITES AND FACILITIES. VOLUME 9 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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of the health and safety impact of fossil fuel emissions.to public health and safety, of any fossil fuel plant areHEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL

Nero, A.V.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Impacts, Health and Safety Impacts, and Financial Costs of the Front End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle  

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FEFC processes, unlike many of the proposed fuel cycles and technologies under consideration, involve mature operational processes presently in use at a number of facilities worldwide. This report identifies significant impacts resulting from these current FEFC processes and activities. Impacts considered to be significant are those that may be helpful in differentiating between fuel cycle performance and for which the FEFC impact is not negligible relative to those from the remainder of the full fuel cycle. This report: Defines 憆epresentative processes that typify impacts associated with each step of the FEFC, Establishes a framework and architecture for rolling up impacts into normalized measures that can be scaled to quantify their contribution to the total impacts associated with various fuel cycles, and Develops and documents the bases for estimates of the impacts and costs associated with each of the representative FEFC processes.

Brett W Carlsen; Urairisa Phathanapirom; Eric Schneider; John S. Collins; Roderick G. Eggert; Brett Jordan; Bethany L. Smith; Timothy M. Ault; Alan G. Croff; Steven L. Krahn; William G. Halsey; Mark Sutton; Clay E. Easterly; Ryan P. Manger; C. Wilson McGinn; Stephen E. Fisher; Brent W. Dixon; Latif Yacout

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund Volume I: Human Health Evaluation Manual Supplemental Guidance  

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1-921314 1-921314 OSWER DIRECTIVE: 9285.6-03 March 25, 1991 RISK ASSESSMENT GUIDANCE FOR SUPERFUND VOLUME I: HUMAN HEALTH EVALUATION MANUAL SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE "STANDARD DEFAULT EXPOSURE FACTORS" INTERIM FINAL Office of Emergency and Remedial Response Toxics Integration Branch U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C. 20460 (202)475-9486 REPRODUCED BY U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE SPRINGFIELD, VA 22161 UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY WASHINGTON, D.C. 20460 MAR 25 1991 S O L I D W A S T E A N D E M E R G E N C Y R E S P O N S E O F F I C E O F OSWER Directive 9285.6-03 MEMORANDUM SUBJECT: FROM: Human Health Evaluation Manual, Supplemental Guidance: TO: Director, Waste Management Division, Regions I, IV, V, & VII Director, Emergency & Remedial Response Division,

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Workshop report Impact of Global  

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with an emphasis on low-to-middle-income countries 21颅23 March 2012 Wellcome Trust, London #12;IMPACT OF GLOBALWorkshop report Impact of Global Environmental Change on Food/Nutrition and Water in Relation ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE ON FOOD/NUTRITION AND WATER IN RELATION TO HUMAN HEALTH 21颅23 March 2012 Wellcome Trust

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Human health risk assessment for off-shore media at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard  

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A human health risk assessment for off-shore media was performed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine. The purpose was to determine whether any potential human health risks could be posed by exposures to the estuary. Included in the study were the evaluations of potential risks existing from human exposures to surface water and sediment, as well as potential risks posed by ingestion of various species of fish and shellfish which are caught commercially and recreationally in the estuary. Three species were chosen for study. They were lobsters, mussels, and flounder. The USEPA prescribed protocols for performing human health risk assessments under CERCLA and RCRA were followed to estimate risks associated with ingestion of these species caught in the lower estuary, in the vicinity of the Shipyard. USEPA required the evaluation of two potential seafood ingestion scenarios recreational fishermen and subsistence fishermen. The results indicated that the USEPA risk target of 10{sup {minus}6} for carcinogens or the hazard index of one was exceeded in at least one species for the subsistence ingestion scenario for some inorganics and organic compounds. Based on these results, it was necessary to propose Media Protection Standards in the biota, which would represent the USEPA target risk level for carcinogens and noncarcinogens, as potential cleanup targets. In performing this task, a review of regional background levels for these chemicals found in biota throughout the Great Bay Estuarine System, at locations removed from the Shipyard, was performed. Also examined were regional Maine data from the NOAA Mussel Watch Program. Biota concentrations near the Shipyard were found to be within the range of biota concentrations for most of these chemicals throughout the region, suggesting possible multiple, non-point sources for the contaminants found in seafood throughout the region.

Mahoney, E. [Eileen Mahoney Associates, Inc., Philadelphia, PA (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Human and animal health risk assessments of chemicals in the food chain: Comparative aspects and future perspectives  

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Chemicals from anthropogenic and natural origins enter animal feed, human food and water either as undesirable contaminants or as part of the components of a diet. Over the last five decades, considerable efforts and progress to develop methodologies to protect humans and animals against potential risks associated with exposure to such potentially toxic chemicals have been made. This special issue presents relevant methodological developments and examples of risk assessments of undesirable substances in the food chain integrating the animal health and the human health perspective and refers to recent Opinions of the Scientific Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). This introductory review aims to give a comparative account of the risk assessment steps used in human health and animal health risk assessments for chemicals in the food chain and provides a critical view of the data gaps and future perspectives for this cross-disciplinary field. - Highlights: ? Principles of human and animal health risk assessment. ? Data gaps for each step of animal health risk assessment. ? Implications of animal risk assessment on human risk assessment. ? Future perspectives on chemical risk assessment.

Dorne, J.L.C.M., E-mail: jean-lou.dorne@efsa.europa.eu [Emerging Risk Unit, Via Carlo Magno 1A, 43126 Parma (Italy); Fink-Gremmels, J. [Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Yalelaan 104, 3584 CM Utrecht (Netherlands)

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Making an impact in public health through philanthrocapitalism : the PaCT Project and ImPaCT Commercial Ventures  

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Large-scale epidemiologic longitudinal cohort studies are a distinct area of epidemiology and public health. To conduct such studies, it often requires exorbitant resources. African collaborators and a team of Harvard ...

Reid, Todd Germaine

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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POWER PLANT RELIABILITY-AVAILABILITY AND STATE REGULATION. VOLUME 7 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHealth and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- FuelHealth and Safety Aspects of Pro- posed Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil-Fuel

Nero, A.V.

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RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IN CALIFORNIA. VOLUME 4 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHealth and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- FuelHealth and Safety Aspects of Pro- posed Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil-Fuel

Yen, W.W.S.

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The functioning of natural ecosystems and the health of the human economy have been intrinsically linked since  

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of its existence.With the development of the industrial revolution,massive increases in fossil-fuel use absolutely necessary for human existence (Costanza et al.1997,De Groot et al.2002), fossil-fuel use hasArticles The functioning of natural ecosystems and the health of the human economy have been

Hall, Charles A.S.

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Increased European biofuel cultivation could harm human health1 by James Morgan for www.scienceomega.com2  

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Increased European biofuel cultivation could harm human health1 by James Morgan for www that the large-scale production of biofuels in4 Europe could result in increased human mortality and crop losses that many biofuel plant species, including poplar and willow, release more isoprene 颅 an6 ozone precursor

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A risk assessment software tool for evaluating potential risks to human health and the environment  

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The Ecology and National Environmental Policy Act Division (END), is providing a sitewide evaluation of alternative strategies for the final disposition of the Rocky Flats Plant material inventory. This analysis is known as the Systems Engineering Analysis (SEA) for the Rocky Flats Plant. The primary intent of the SEA is to support the Rocky Flats Plant decision-making. As part of the SEA project, a risk assessment software tool has been developed which will assist in the analysis by providing an evaluation of potential risks to human health and the environment for the purpose of augmenting future decisions at the site.

Drendel, G. [ICF/Kaiser, Lakewood, CO (United States); Jones, M.; Shain, D. [EG & G Rocky Flats, Inc., Golden, CO (United States); Allen, B.; Gentry, R.; Shipp, A.; Van Landingham, C. [ICF Kaiser, Ruston, LA (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH Assessing the Environmental, Health  

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BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH Assessing the Environmental, Health and Safety Impact of Nanoparticles- proaching the sensitivity limit for most instruments. #12;BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH A colloidal nanoparticle

Magee, Joseph W.

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Integrating Human Indoor Air Pollutant Exposure within Life Cycle Impact Assessment  

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This paper summarizes the work of an international expert group on the integration of human indoor and outdoor exposure in LCA, within the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. ... In a later stage, indoor exposure to radioactive gases such as radon can also be incorporated within the impact category 搑adiation in LCIA methods such as Eco-Indicator 99, similarly to the framework shown in this paper. ... The work for this project was carried out on a voluntary basis and financed by in-kind contributions from the home institutions of the authors and scientists mentioned above, which are therefore gratefully acknowledged. ...

Stefanie Hellweg; Evangelia Demou; Raffaella Bruzzi; Arjen Meijer; Ralph K. Rosenbaum; Mark A. J. Huijbregts; Thomas E. McKone

2009-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating Energy Policy: Quantifying Air Pollution and Health Co-Benefits Tammy M Thompson  

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Evaluating Energy Policy: Quantifying Air Pollution and Health Co-Benefits Tammy M Thompson Noelle Energy Policy Scenarios Criteria Pollution Emissions Changes Impacts on Air Quality and Human Health Energy Policy Scenarios Criteria Pollution Impacts on Air Quality one realm can have profound impacts

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What is the impact of systematically missing exposure data on air pollution health effect estimates?  

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Time-series studies reporting associations between daily air pollution and health use pollution data from monitoring stations that vary in the frequency of recording. Within the Air Pollution and Health: A Europe...

Evangelia Samoli; Roger D. Peng; Tim Ramsay

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systematically evaluating the impact of diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) on health care delivery: A matrix of ethical implications  

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Abstract Swiss hospitals were required to implement a prospective payment system for reimbursement using a diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) classification system by the beginning of 2012. Reforms to a health care system should be assessed for their impact, including their impact on ethically relevant factors. Over a number of years and in a number of countries, questions have been raised in the literature about the ethical implications of the implementation of DRGs. However, despite this, researchers have not attempted to identify the major ethical issues associated with \\{DRGs\\} systematically. To address this gap in the literature, we have developed a matrix for identifying the ethical implications of the implementation of DRGs. It was developed using a literature review, and empirical studies on DRGs, as well as a review and analysis of existing ethics frameworks. The matrix consists of the ethically relevant parameters of health care systems on which \\{DRGs\\} are likely to have an impact; the ethical values underlying these parameters; and examples of specific research questions associated with \\{DRGs\\} to illustrate how the matrix can be applied. While the matrix has been developed in light of the Swiss health care reform, it could be used as a basis for identifying the ethical implications of DRG-based systems worldwide and for highlighting the ethical implications of other kinds of provider payment systems (PPS).

Carina Fourie; Nikola Biller-Andorno; Verina Wild

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the potential for using the grid to support health impact assessment modelling  

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This paper explores the potential use of grid technology in healthcare, from the perspective of a European health authority in a Regional Healthcare Network (RHCN) seeking to model the effects of a proposed hospital closure programme. The paper reviews ... Keywords: grid computing, health, hospital planning, modelling, public health

David Piggott; Conor Teljeur; Alan Kelly

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Trade-offs between energy cost and health impact in a regional coupled energy朼ir quality  

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This letter presents a methodology for an integrated energy朼ir quality model in a cost and impact trade-off framework, applicable at the regional scale. ETEM (the Energy Technology Environmental Model) minimizes the energy cost at a given level of sectoral emissions. An efficient, reduced-order Eulerian air quality model (TAPOM-Lite) simulates some consecutive days where the meteorological conditions are favorable to the occurrence of an ozone episode. A health impact function has been developed to perform the feedback from ozone concentrations to the energy cost. The decomposition optimization problem is solved using an Oracle-based technique. We report on an implementation for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, varying the parameters of the impact function.

D S Zachary; L Drouet; U Leopold; L Aleluia Reis

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CONTROL OF POPULATION DENSITIES SURROUNDING NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. VOLUME 5 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHealth and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- Fuel

Nero, jA.V.

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A REVIEW OF AIR QUALITY MODELING TECHNIQUES. VOLUME 8 OF THE FINAL REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUEL ELECTRIC GENERATION IN CALIFORNIA  

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HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF NUCLEAR, GEOTHERMAL, AND FOSSIL-FUELHealth and Safety Impacts of Nuclear, Geothermal, and Fossil- Fuel

Rosen, L.C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental impact of recycling nutrients in human excreta to agriculture compared with enhanced wastewater treatment  

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Abstract Human excreta are potential sources of plant nutrients, but are today usually considered a waste to be disposed of. The requirements on wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) to remove nitrogen and phosphorus are increasing and to meet these requirements, more energy and chemicals are needed by WWTPs. Separating the nutrient-rich wastewater fractions at source and recycling them to agriculture as fertiliser is an alternative to removing them at the WWTP. This study used life cycle assessment methodology to compare the environmental impact of different scenarios for recycling the nutrients in the human excreta as fertiliser to arable land or removing them in an advanced WWTP. Three scenarios were assessed. In blackwater scenario, blackwater was source-separated and used as fertiliser. In urine scenario, the urine fraction was source-separated and used as fertiliser and the faecal water treated in an advanced WWTP. In NP scenario, chemical fertiliser was used as fertiliser and the toilet water treated in an advanced WWTP. The emissions from the WWTP were the same for all scenarios. This was fulfilled by the enhanced reduction in the WWTP fully removing the nutrients from the excreta that were not source-separated in the NP and urine scenarios. Recycling source-separated wastewater fractions as fertilisers in agriculture proved efficient for conserving energy and decreasing global warming potential (GWP). However, the blackwater and urine scenarios had a higher impact on potential eutrophication and potential acidification than the WWTP-chemical fertiliser scenario, due to large impacts by the ammonia emitted from storage and after spreading of the fertilisers. The cadmium input to the arable soil was very small with urine fertiliser. Source separation and recycling of excreta fractions as fertiliser thus has potential for saving energy and decreasing GWP emissions associated with wastewater management. However, for improved sustainability, the emissions from storage and after spreading of these fertilisers must decrease.

J. Sp錸gberg; P. Tid錵er; H. J鰊sson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apolipoprotein A5: A newly identified gene impacting plasmatriglyceride levels in humans and mice  

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Apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) is a newly described member of theapolipoprotein gene family whose initial discovery arose from comparativesequence analysis of the mammalian APOA1/C3/A4 gene cluster. Functionalstudies in mice indicated that alteration in the level of APOA5significantly impacted plasma triglyceride concentrations. Miceover-expressing human APOA5 displayed significantly reducedtriglycerides, while mice lacking apoA5 had a large increase in thislipid parameter. Studies in humans have also suggested an important rolefor APOA5 in determining plasma triglyceride concentrations. In theseexperiments, polymorphisms in the human gene were found to define severalcommon haplotypes that were associated with significant changes intriglyceride concentrations in multiple populations. Several separateclinical studies have provided consistent and strong support for theeffect with 24 percent of Caucasians, 35 percent of African-Americans and53 percent of Hispanics carrying APOA5 haplotypes associated withincreased plasma triglyceride levels. In summary, APOA5 represents anewly discovered gene involved in triglyceride metabolism in both humansand mice whose mechanism of action remains to be deciphered.

Pennacchio, Len A.; Rubin, Edward M.

2002-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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An empirical study of the impact of human resource configurations and intellectual capital on organisational performance in the Australian biotechnology industry.  

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??The objective of this study is to examine the impact of human resource (HR) configurations (combinations) and intellectual capital (lC) in the Australian biotechnology industry. (more)

Lee, Chao-Ying

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCRL-JC-1197l5 PREPRINT HUMAN HEALTH RISKS FROM TNT, RDX, and HMX  

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197l5 197l5 PREPRINT HUMAN HEALTH RISKS FROM TNT, RDX, and HMX IN ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA AND CONSIDERATION OF THE U.S. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT Jeffrey I. Daniels John P. Knezovich This paper was pre ared for submittal to the Luxembourg, Luxembourg November 14-16,1994 Procee ap ings Demil '94 December 1994 Thisis apreprintof apaperintendedfor publicationin a journal orproceedings. Since changes may be made before publication, this preprint is made available with the understanding that it will not be cited or reproduced without the permission of the author. ~ T WSTRIBUTION OF THIS DOCUMENT tS UNLlMfTEa

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment Work Plan Mud Pit Release Sites, Amchitka Island, Alaska  

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This Work Plan describes the approach that will be used to conduct human health and ecological risk assessments for Amchitka Island, Alaska, which was utilized as an underground nuclear test site between 1965 and 1971. During this period, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (now the U.S. Department of Energy) conducted two nuclear tests (known as Long Shot and Milrow) and assisted the U.S. Department of Defense with a third test (known as Cannikin). Amchitka Island is approximately 42 miles long and located 1,340 miles west-southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, in the western end of the Aleutian Island archipelago in a group of islands known as the Rat Islands. Historically including deep drilling operations required large volumes of drilling mud, a considerable amount of which was left on the island in exposed mud pits after testing was completed. Therefore, there is a need for drilling mud pit remediation and risk assessment of historical mud pit releases. The scope of this work plan is to document the environmental objectives and the proposed technical site investigation strategies that will be utilized for the site characterization of the constituents in soil, surface water, and sediment at these former testing sites. Its goal is the collection of data in sufficient quantity and quality to determine current site conditions, support a risk assessment for the site surfaces, and evaluate what further remedial action is required to achieve permanent closure of these three sites that will protect both human health and the environment. Suspected compounds of potential ecological concern for investigative analysis at these sites include diesel-range organics, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, volatile organic compounds, and chromium. The results of these characterizations and risk assessments will be used to evaluate corrective action alternatives to include no further action, the implementation of institutional controls, capping on site, or off-sit e disposal of contaminated waste. The results of this evaluation will be presented in a subsequent corrective action decision document.

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2001-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Purdue Climate Change Research Center Impacts of Climate Change for  

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carbon offset markets: 路 Purdue University has produced a highly detailed inventory of all fossil fuel-related health stress in Indiana could overcome increases in heat-related health stress. However, the occurrence of pollution events that impact human health. 路 Decreases in heating demand in Indiana could overcome increases

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Co-benefits of mitigating global greenhouse gas emissions for future air quality and human health  

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Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions also influences air quality. We simulate the co-benefits of global GHG reductions on air quality and human health via two mechanisms: a) reducing co-emitted air pollutants, and b) slowing climate change and its effect on air quality. Relative to a reference scenario, global GHG mitigation in the RCP4.5 scenario avoids 0.50.2, 1.30.6, and 2.21.6 million premature deaths in 2030, 2050, and 2100, from changes in fine particulate matter and ozone. Global average marginal co-benefits of avoided mortality are $40-400 (ton CO2)-1, exceeding marginal abatement costs in 2030 and 2050, and within the low range of costs in 2100. East Asian co-benefits are 10-80 times the marginal cost in 2030. These results indicate that transitioning to a low-carbon future might be justified by air quality and health co-benefits.

West, Jason; Smith, Steven J.; Silva, Raquel; Naik, Vaishali; Zhang, Yuqiang; Adelman, Zacariah; Fry, Meridith M.; Anenberg, Susan C.; Horowitz, L.; Lamarque, Jean-Francois

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The impact of ageing on health care expenditures: a study of steepening  

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Some researchers claim that health care expenditures for older people are growing faster than for the rest of the population. This process is referred to as steepening. The aim of this paper is to test steepening

Fredrik Alexander Gregersen

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of current health care reform proposals on people with chronic illnesses  

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Outlines the most challenging issues facing people with special health care needs. There is a need for the Medicaid Infrastructure Grants and other grants to identify cost effective strategies for providing access to coverage for individuals...

Hall, Jean P.; Moore, Janice M.; Otto, B.; Salley, S.

2009-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Human exposure to mercury: A critical assessment of the evidence of adverse health effects  

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The ubiquitous nature of mercury in the environment, its global atmospheric cycling, and its toxicity to humans at levels that are uncomfortably close to exposures experienced by a proportion of the population are some of the current concerns associated with this pollutant. The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the scientific quality of published reports involving human exposures to mercury and associated health outcomes as an aid in the risk evaluation of this chemical. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature involving human exposures to mercury was performed and each publication evaluated using a defined set of criteria that are considered standards in epidemiologic and toxicologic research. Severe, sometimes fatal, effects of mercury exposure at high levels were primarily reported as case studies. The disasters in Minamata, Japan, in the 1950s and in Iraq in 1971-1972 clearly demonstrated neurologic effects associated with ingestion of methylmercury both in adults and in infants exposed in utero. The effects were convincingly Associated with methylmercury ingestion, despite limitations of the study design. Several well-conducted studies have investigated the effects of methylmercury at levels below those in the Iraq incident but have not provided clear evidence of an effect. The lower end of the dose-response curve constructed from the Iraq data therefore still needs to be confirmed. The studies of mercury exposure in the workplace were mainly of elemental or inorganic mercury, and effects that were observed at relatively low exposure levels were primarily neurologic and renal. Several studies have investigated effects associated with dental amalgam but have been rated as inconclusive because of methodologic deficiencies. In our overall evaluation, 29 of 110 occupational studies and 20 of 54 studies where exposure occurred in the natural environment provided at least suggestive evidence of an exposure-related effect. 259 refs., 4 tabs.

Ratcliffe, H.E.; Swanson, G.M.; Fischer, L.J. [Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States)

1996-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction of a method for presenting health-based impacts of the emission from products, based on emission measurements of materials used in manufacturing of the products  

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A method for presenting the health impact of emissions from furniture is introduced, which could be used in the context of environmental product declarations. The health impact is described by the negative indoor air quality potential, the carcinogenic potential, the mutagenic and reprotoxic potential, the allergenic potential, and the toxicological potential. An experimental study of emissions from four pieces of furniture is performed by testing both the materials used for production of the furniture and the complete piece of furniture, in order to compare the results gained by adding emissions of material with results gained from testing the finished piece of furniture. Calculating the emission from a product based on the emission from materials used in the manufacture of the product is a new idea. The relation between calculated results and measured results from the same products differ between the four pieces of furniture tested. Large differences between measured and calculated values are seen for leather products. More knowledge is needed to understand why these differences arise. Testing materials allows us to compare different suppliers of the same material. Four different foams and three different timber materials are tested, and the results vary between materials of the same type. If the manufacturer possesses this type of knowledge of the materials from the subcontractors it could be used as a selection criterion according to production of low emission products. -- Highlights: A method for presenting health impact of emissions is introduced. An experimental study of emissions from four pieces of furniture is performed. Health impact is calculated based on sum of contribution from the materials used. Calculated health impact is compared to health impact of the manufactured product. The results show that health impact could be useful in product development and for presentation in EPDs.

J鴕gensen, Rikke Bramming, E-mail: rikke.jorgensen@iot.ntnu.no

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of the environmental and human impacts from wind parks. A case study for the Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete  

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A review of the wind parks environmental and human impacts, based on extended research on the most recent relevant bibliography, is carried out in the present paper. The results of former studies are presented on: the impact on the aesthetic of the landscape the noise emissions the impact on birds and wildlife the shadow flicker from wind turbines the occupation of land the wind turbines electromagnetic interference. In addition, the results of case studies for selected wind parks installed in the Prefecture of Lasithi in Crete, concerning their visual impacts and their noise emissions are presented. A statistical survey implemented in Crete concerning the public opinion on wind parks and wind energy is also presented. The accomplished tasks indicated: There are no serious impacts caused by the installation or operation of wind parks. The wind parks impacts may be eliminated with the optimum selection of the installation sites and the appropriate siting of the wind turbines. People in Crete exhibit a strongly positive attitude towards wind energy and wind parks, although they are not willing to pay a higher price for the electricity produced from wind parks. A map with the optimum sites for wind parks installation in the Prefecture of Lasithi was constructed, taking into account all possible restrictions concerning the use of land, the environmental conservation and the impacts on human life. This map can constitute a flexible tool for the optimum site selection for a wind park installation, contributing to the elimination of environmental and human impacts of new wind parks, to the minimization of the required project's licensing time and to the limitation of possible negative public reactions.

Dimitris Al. Katsaprakakis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--Accurate recognition of air pollutants and estimation of their concentrations are critical for human health  

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Exposure to air pollutions has a serious effect on the health of humans and has become the leading cause Abstract--Accurate recognition of air pollutants and estimation of their concentrations of relevant gases. However, because there are several air pollutants that need to be monitored simultaneously

Mason, Andrew

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Biomedical Optics Laser Laboratory The lab's objective is to improve human health through research and education in Biomedical Optics, a  

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Biomedical Optics Laser Laboratory The lab's objective is to improve human health through research and education in Biomedical Optics, a multidisciplinary field incorporating elements of the physical and life in Biomedical Optics involves developing and applying methods of optical science and engineering

Kamat, Vineet R.

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Survey of the potential environmental and health impacts in the immediate aftermath of the coal ash spill in Kingston, Tennessee  

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An investigation of the potential environmental and health impacts in the immediate aftermath of one of the largest coal ash spills in U.S. history at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston coal-burning power plant has revealed three major findings. First, the surface release of coal ash with high levels of toxic elements (As = 75 mg/kg; Hg = 150 {mu}g/kg) and radioactivity ({sup 226}Ra + {sup 228}Ra = 8 pCi/g) to the environment has the potential to generate resuspended ambient fine particles (<10 {mu}m) containing these toxics into the atmosphere that may pose a health risk to local communities. Second, leaching of contaminants from the coal ash caused contamination of surface waters in areas of restricted water exchange, but only trace levels were found in the downstream Emory and Clinch Rivers due to river dilution. Third, the accumulation of Hg- and As-rich coal ash in river sediments has the potential to have an impact on the ecological system in the downstream rivers by fish poisoning and methylmercury formation in anaerobic river sediments. 61 refs., 2 figs., 3 tabs.

Laura Ruhl; Avner Vengosh; Gary S. Dwyer; Heileen Hsu-Kim; Amrika Deonarine; Mike Bergin; Julia Kravchenko [Duke University, Durham, NC (United States). Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Proceedings from the 5th International Symposium on Light and Human Health: November 3-5, 2002, Orlando, Florida--EPRI Lighting Research Office  

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The 5th EPRI/LRO Lighting Research Symposium (November, 2002) was organized to present and examine current research information on the subject of Light and Human Health in response to a growing sense that light--both electric lighting and daylighting--impacts human beings well beyond what has been traditionally studied as vision and visual performance. This Final Report of the Symposium is a collection of 23 presented and seven poster papers grouped under the following headings: (1) Medical Applications of Light; (2) Circadian Effects of Light; (3) Hazards of Optical Radiation; and (4) Environmental Applications and Human Factors. Research from the medical, measurement, elderly, lighting, psychological, and vision fields is included, as well as an extensive commentary and summary. The direction of the research, taken as a whole, indicates that the definition of ''good lighting'' should be expanded to include ''healthy lighting,'' and that ongoing research will require better measurement and specification tools such as a new system of circadian photometry. Enhanced interaction between the medical research and lighting design communities will be required to bring the benefits of what is being discovered into common lighting practice.

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2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying the relative contribution of the climate and direct human impacts on mean annual streamflow in the contiguous United States  

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Climate change and human activities are known to have induced changes to hydrology. Quantifying the relative contribution of the impact of each factor on the hydrologic response of watersheds requires the use of some type of model. In this paper, a decomposition method based on the Budyko model is used to divide the relative contribution of climate and human on mean annual streamflow for 413 watersheds in the contiguous United States. The data of annual precipitation, runoff and potential evaporation of each of the watersheds are obtained from the international Model Parameter Estimation Project (MOPEX), which is often assumed to only include gages unaffected by human activities. The data is split in to two periods (1948-1970 and 1971-2003). The relative contributions of climate change and human activities to the observed change in mean annual streamflow between the two periods are estimated. Although climate change is found to impact annual streamflow more than human activities, the results show that assuming the dataset is unaffected by human activities is far unrealistic. Also climate and human induced changes are more stringent in arid regions where water is limited. The results are compared using four single-parameter functional forms and with previously published data.

Wang, Dingbao; Hejazi, Mohamad I.

2011-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Combustion & Health  

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FFCOMBUSTION & HEALTH Winifred J. Hamilton, PhD, SM Clear Air Through Energy Efficiency (CATEE) Galveston, TX October 9?11, 2012 FFCOMBUSTION & HEALTH FFCOMBUSTION: THE THREAT ? Biggest threat to world ecosystems (and to human health...) ? Combustion of fossil fuels for ? Electricity ? Industrial processes ? Vehicle propulsion ? Cooking and heat ? Other ? Munitions ? Fireworks ? Light ? Cigarettes, hookahs? FFCOMBUSTION & HEALTH FFCOMBUSTION: THE THREAT ? SCALE (think health...

Hamilton, W.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Positively impacting humanitarian response through improved processes. Health and Humanitarian Logistics Training  

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Logistics Training Health & Humanitarian Logistics encompasses a broad range of activities related, including the loss of lives. These challenging logistics and supply chain management problems require and Humanitarian Logistics Courses Two Easy Ways to Register Online: www.pe.gatech.edu/hhl2014 Phone: 404

Li, Mo

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Sustainable Material Selection of Toxic Chemicals in Design and Manufacturing From Human Health Impact Perspective  

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in material selection processes for sustainable design andselection process for developing a sustainable materialintegrated sustainable material selection process of toxic

Yuan, Chris; Dornfeld, David

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead (Pb) in sheep exposed to mining pollution: Implications for animal and human health  

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Abstract Livestock from the ancient mining area of Sierra Madrona and Alcudia Valley (Spain) is exposed to elevated levels of lead (Pb), as previous studies based on blood monitoring have revealed. Here we have studied blood, liver and muscle Pb levels in sheep in order to know if Pb exposure could represent a risk for human consumers of the meat and offal of these animals. A cross-sectional study was conducted with ?4 years old (adults) ewes from the mining area (n=46) and a control area (n=21). Blood samples were taken before the sacrifice at the slaughterhouse, and liver and muscle samples were taken thereafter. At the same time, 23 year old rams (subadults, n=17) were blood sampled in the mining area. Blood, liver and muscle Pb levels were higher in the mining than in the control area. Blood Pb concentration in the mining area (n= 44, mean: 6.7?g/dl in ewes and 10.9?g/dl in rams) was above background levels (>6?g/dl) in 73.3 percent of animals. Liver Pb concentration in 68 percent of sheep from the mining area (n=32, mean: 6.16?g/g dry weight, d.w.) exceeded the minimum level associated with toxic exposure (5牭g/g d.w.) and 87.5 percent of liver samples were above European Union Maximum Residue Levels (MRL) established for offal destined for human consumption (0.5牭g/g w.w.~1.4牭g/g d.w.). On the contrary, none of the muscle samples in ewes exceeded the EU MRL (0.1牭g/g w.w.~0.34牭g/g d.w.) established for meat, which may be related to the decline of blood Pb levels with age observed in the present study. These results suggest a potential health effect for sheep exposed to Pb pollution in this area and implications for food safety, but further research with lamb meat may be necessary to refine the risk assessment for human consumers.

Jennifer Pareja-Carrera; Rafael Mateo; Jaime Rodr韌uez-Estival

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analysis of the health impacts from PM and NOx emissions resulting from train operations in the Alameda Corridor, CA  

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5. Ballester, F. Air Pollution and Health: An Overview WithAir Pollution and Mortality, Special Report, Health Effectsrespiratory Health Effects of Air Pollution on Children with

Sangkapichai, Mana; Saphores, Jean-Daniel M; Ogunseitan, Oladele; Ritchie, Stephen G.; You, Soyoung Iris; Lee, Gunwoo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health insurance reform: The impact of a Medicare buy-in  

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Abstract The steady-state general equilibrium and welfare consequences of a Medicare buy-in program, optional for those aged 5564, is evaluated in a calibrated life-cycle economy with incomplete markets. Incomplete markets and adverse selection create a potential welfare improving role for health insurance reform. We find that adverse selection eliminates any market for a Medicare buy-in if it is offered as an unsubsidized option to individual private health insurance. The subsidy needed to bring the number of uninsured to less than 5 percent of the target population could be financed by an increase in the labor income tax rate of just 0.030.18 percent depending on how the program is implemented.

Gary D. Hansen; Minchung Hsu; Junsang Lee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact on skills, knowledge and performance of public health leaders after participating in the University of Suriname Master of Public Health program.  

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??Like many developing countries, Suriname experiences challenges in maintaining a strong and qualified health workforce, including insufficient graduate training for individuals in public health leadership (more)

Dankerlui, Doreen Nicole

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Contact the College of Human and Health Sciences for more information  

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, doctors and other health and social care practitioners. This part-time provision extends to postgraduate be applied retrospectively to existing modules and programmes u Work closely with health and social care providers and professional bodies u Engage with employers across the health and social care, social policy

Martin, Ralph R.

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Radiological health review of the Final Environmental Impact Statement Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Volumes 1 and 2. DOE/EIS-0026  

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Purpose of the Environmental Evaluation Group (EEG) is to conduct an independent technical evaluation of the potential radiation exposure to people from the proposed Federal radioactive Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, in order to protect the public health and safety and ensure that there is minimal environmental degradation. Analyses are conducted of reports issued by the US DOE and its contractors, other Federal agencies and other organizations, as they relate to the potential health, safety and environmental impacts from WIPP.

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human health-risk assessment for municipal-sludge disposal: benefits of alternative regulatory options. Draft report  

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This report discusses numerical criteria for the reuse and disposal of municipal sewage sludge and evaluates reductions in human health risks or benefits derived from controlling sludge-disposal practices. Quantitative aggregate risk estimates are projected for 31 contaminants for each of the key sludge-management practices: incineration; monofilling; land application (food chain and non-food chain); and distribution and marketing. The study utilizes state-of-the-art fate, transport, and exposure methodologies in predicting environmental concentrations. The analysis evaluates a number of human-exposure routes including dietary, drinking water, and inhalation pathways. The analysis couples this information with national and local populations exposed along with the Agency's most recent health-effects data in assessing risks. A methodology for quantitatively assessing non-carcinogenic effects from exposure to lead is introduced.

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1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts  

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Electric power lines and climate change model Electric power lines and climate change model Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts application/pdf icon eaei-org-chart-11-2013.pdf The Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Department analyzes U.S. and global energy consumption and the associated social, economic, and environmental impacts, including human health, greenhouse gas emissions, and global climate change. Researchers conduct R&D and provide technical assistance to governments on: Lifecycle analysis of products and industries; How energy use affects health in the indoor environment; Energy markets and utility policy; Renewable energy policy and economics; Energy efficiency standards and codes; International energy and environmental impacts in the developed and

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Deep Atomic Binding (DAB) Approach in Interpretation of Fission Products Behavior in Human Body, and Health Consequences  

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According to models used to predict health effects of fission products enter the human body, a large number of fatalities, malignancies, thyroid cancer, born (genetic) defects,...etc.. But the actual data after Chernobyl and TMI accidents, and nuclear detonations in USA and Marshal Islands, were not consistent with these models. According to DAB, these data could be interpreted, and conflicts between former models predictions and actual field data explained. (author)

Ajlouni, Abdul-Wali M.S. [Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Amman 11814 (Jordan)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS OF SEDIMENT DECONTAMINATION FACILITIES FOR NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY HARBOR  

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Sediment is accumulating in New York/New Jersey Harbor, and shipping channels are rapidly becoming too shallow for large ships. The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey has determined that dredging of the ship channels is essential to keep them navigable. About five million cubic yards of sediment must be removed per year to keep the channels open. Without dredging, the channels will soon become unusable, and the shoreside shipping and warehousing businesses that depend on them will fade away. The economic loss to the area would be devastating. But the deeper layers of sediment in the Harbor contain a broad range of pollutants that are hazardous to humans and the environment-a legacy of past discharges that are no longer permitted. These include heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chlorinated pesticides, and dioxins. As a result, there are several million cubic yards of sediments to be dredged per year that do not meet applicable criteria for ocean disposal and must be dealt with in some other way. A possible solution to the problem is to treat the dredged material to immobilize or destroy the contaminants and make the treated sediments suitable for disposal in the ocean or on land at acceptable cost. A variety of technologies can be used to achieve this goal. The simplest approach is to make manufactured soil from untreated sediment. The most complex approaches involve high-temperature destruction of organic contaminants and immobilization of inorganic contaminants. When any of these technologies are used, there is potential for risks to human health from process wastes and from the treated materials themselves. Also, disposal or beneficial use of treated materials may generate other risks to human health or the environment. A description of some of the technologies considered is given in Table 1. Success in removing or immobilizing the contaminants, which varies significantly among technologies, is reported elsewhere. This report provides a preliminary evaluation, or ``screening assessment,'' of potential occupational, public, and environmental health risks from dredging, transporting, and treating contaminated harbor sediments with thermal treatment methods to render them suitable for disposal or beneficial use. The assessment was done in stages as the project advanced and data became available from other tasks on characteristics of sediments and treatment processes.

ROWE,M.D.; KLEIN,R.C.; JONES,K.W.

1999-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A Probabilistic Approach for Deriving Acceptable Human Intake Limits and Human Health Risks from Toxicological Studies: General Framework  

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The use of uncertainty factors in the standard method for deriving acceptable intake or exposure limits for humans, such as the Reference Dose (RfD), may be viewed as a conservative method of taking various un...

W. Slob; M. N. Pieters

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thomson, H. and Kearns, A. and Petticrew, M. (2003) Assessing the health impact of local amenities: a qualitative study of contrasting  

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: a qualitative study of contrasting experiences of local swimming pool and leisure provision in two areas amenities: a qualitative study of contrasting experiences of local swimming pool and leisure provision: Study objective: To assess the health impacts of local public swimming pool and leisure provision

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Health damages from air pollution in China Kira Matus a,1  

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Health damages from air pollution in China Kira Matus a,1 , Kyung-Min Nam b,1, *, Noelle E. Selin c in negative health outcomes, such as contaminated water and high levels of air pollution, also incur real of air pollution arising from its negative impact on human health (Nielsen and Ho, 2007). Most of them (e

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Development of techniques for rapidly assessing the local air quality impacts of airports  

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The combustion of fossil fuels for aviation activity harms air quality and human health near airports through the production of PM2.5. Currently, dispersion models can assess these local-scale (distances ~10 km) impacts, ...

Lee, Gideon (Gideon Luther)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of ciminal background checks on the selection of school volunteers as reported by human resource professionals of selected Texas public school districts  

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of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY May 2005 Major Subject: Educational Administration THE IMPACT OF CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON THE SELECTION OF SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS AS REPORTED BY HUMAN... 2005 Major Subject: Educational Administration iii ABSTRACT The Impact of Criminal Background Checks on the Selection of School Volunteers as Reported by Human Resource Professionals of Selected Texas Public School Districts. (May 2005) Richard Kimball...

Smith, Richard Kimball

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Developments in patient activation of people with chronic illness and the impact of changes in self-reported health: results of a nationwide longitudinal study in The Netherlands  

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AbstractObjective To explore how patient activation, i.e. patients perceived knowledge, skills and self-confidence to manage their health and healthcare, develops within chronically ill individuals over time, and to estimate the impact of self-rated health on this development. Methods Linear regression analyses and structural equation modeling were conducted using longitudinal data from 751 people with chronic disease(s). Patient activation was assessed by the patient activation measure; self-rated health was assessed by the SF-36 general health scale. Results Mean patient activation score at baseline was 60.6, and 18 months later 56.5. Baseline self-rated health had a positive, indirect effect on patient activation at 18 months. In addition, the change in self-rated health over one year (from baseline) was a significant predictor of patients activation scores. Conclusion Patient activation is not a stable characteristic of people who have been chronically ill for years. Within individuals both increases and decreases occur, but at group level patient activation slightly decreases over time. This may (partly) be due to the deterioration of health that many people with chronic illness experience in course of time. Practice implications Clinical practitioners should assess the activation level of chronically ill patients regularly, especially when changes in health occur.

Mieke Rijken; Monique Heijmans; Daphne Jansen; Jany Rademakers

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric Movement of Microorganisms in Clouds of Desert Dust and Implications for Human Health  

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...A. Centeno. 2005. Health effects of natural dust-role of trace elements and compounds...enumeration of heterotrophic bacteria in natural mineral water. World J. Microbiol...coccidioidomycosis following a severe natural dust storm. An outbreak at the Naval...

Dale W. Griffin

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MICROBES AND HUMAN HEALTH SCIENCE MEETS TROLLS FIGHTING SEPTIC SHOCK College of Agricultural & Life Sciences  

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food systems 路 environment 路 health 路 bioenergy grow Wisconsin cheesemakers get creative in meeting and grow that demand by developing varieties for specialized and global markets. By Bob MitchellBy Bob

Balser, Teri C.

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Phthalates and other additives in plastics: human exposure and associated health outcomes  

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...medical applications, and can prevent electronics and other household items from starting or spreading fires (see Andrady Neal...were primarily Caucasian (77 per cent) with 13 per cent Hispanic/Latina, and 89 per cent reported having health insurance...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling of Human Brain Tissues and Head Injuries Induced by Blast and Ballistic Impact  

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can result from direct impact on the skull, leading to skull fracture and subsequent damage to the brain tissue. Such injuries are penetrating TBIs, which are mainly caused by motor vehicle accidents, sports and work related accidents, and falls...

Kulkarni, Sahil G

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

251

Health and Health Care, Macroeconomics of  

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Abstract Macroeconomics can have a measurable impact on health and health care. The aim of this article is to introduce the macroeconomics of health and health care. The article will outline the core features and terms related to macroeconomics, as distinct from microeconomics, and then give an overview of the relationship between the macroeconomy and health and health care. It will thus consider, for example, the relationship between health care expenditure and national income, and provide an overview of the routes through which greater macroeconomic integration at the global level may impact on health and health care via international trade.

R. Smith

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCRL-JC-1197l5 PREPRINT HUMAN HEALTH RISKS FROM TNT, RDX, and...  

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Protection Agency (USEPA) (1990), "40 CFR Part 300: National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan Final Rule," Fed Regist. 5 5 ( 4 6 ) , 8666-8865. 8 HUMAN...

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Model of medical supply demand and astronaut health for long-duration human space flight  

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The medical care of space crews is the primary limiting factor in the achievement of long-duration space missions. (Nicogossian 2003) The goal of this thesis was to develop a model of long-duration human space flight ...

Assad, Albert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary research of health and environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emission from coal-fired power and nuclear power chains in China  

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The present paper treats health, environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emission resulting from both the coal-fired power chain and nuclear power chain in China. The nuclear power chain resulted in adverse health impacts 3-4 orders of magnitude lower than those from the coal-fired power chain, also radiological emissions were 1-2 orders of magnitude lower. Estimated greenhouse gas emission factors amount to 40 fold. The coal-fired power chain is considered to be one of the major sources of environmental pollution in China and rapid expansion of nuclear power in the country promises to be one of the primary ways of mitigating environmental pollution and reducing greenhouse gas emission. At the same time, of course, it is also necessary to increase the energy conversion efficiency of coal as a fuel and to minimise pollutant discharge.

Pan Ziqiang; Chen Zhuzhou; Zhu Zhiming; Xiu Binglin; Ma Zhonghai; Hao Jianzhong; He Huimin

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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4.0 IMPACTS OF THE PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES  

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0 IMPACTS OF THE PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES 0 IMPACTS OF THE PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES This chapter evaluates the environmental consequences of the proposed action (Section 4.1) and of the alternatives (Section 4.2) . The analysis focuses primarily on impacts associated with routine operation of the glass melter. In some instances (such as human health) , additional analysis is provided for accident conditions. 4.1 THE PROPOSED ACTION The proposed action was evaluated to determine the potential impacts of a number of environmental components, including air quality, surface water quality, and biological resources, as well as the potential effects to human health and safety. The potential impacts to these receptors are evaluated in the following subsections. No impact pathways were identified for land use, socioeconomics, or groundwater resources.

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,The Impact of Human-Automation Collaboration in Decentralized Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Control  

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For future systems that require one or a small team of operators to supervise a network of automated agents, automated planners are critical since they are faster than humans for path planning and resource allocation in ...

Cummings, M.L.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Plastics, the environment and human health: current consensus and future trends  

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...impacts of the cumulative exposure to...patterns of production and use of...of the new field of green chemistry...linear, from oil to waste via...of world oil production is used to...cent of world oil production is used as...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying the health impacts of air pollution under a changing climate梐 review of approaches and methodology  

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Climate change has been predicted to affect future air quality, with inevitable consequences for health. Quantifying the health effects of air pollution under a changing climate is crucial to ... take into accoun...

Sarunya Sujaritpong; Keith Dear; Martin Cope

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of personal dispositions on information sensitivity, privacy concern and trust in disclosing health information online  

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Reluctance to provide personal health information could impede the success of web-based healthcare services. This paper focuses on the role of personal dispositions in disclosing health information online. The conceptual model argues that individuals' ... Keywords: Health status, Information privacy concern, Information sensitivity, Intrinsic and extrinsic perspectives of trust, Intrinsic factors, Personal dispositions, Personality, Trust, Utility Theory

Gaurav Bansal; Fatemeh "Mariam" Zahedi; David Gefen

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The debt of nations and the distribution of ecological impacts from human activities  

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...consumer demand for goods...increase in demand from population...damages. On a per capita basis, we...levels of both GDP and...subsidies to energy and fisheries...Bank's 2005 per capita income-based...percentages of GDP by projections...resources, and energy use impacts...

U. Thara Srinivasan; Susan P. Carey; Eric Hallstein; Paul A. T. Higgins; Amber C. Kerr; Laura E. Koteen; Adam B. Smith; Reg Watson; John Harte; Richard B. Norgaard

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human activity selectively impacts the ecosystem roles of parrotfishes on coral reefs  

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...differences highlight the complex ecological effects of exploitation...likely to have the greatest ecological impact, because of their...of rubber (in the form of vehicle inner tubes) in the decades...increases the chances of future ecological surprises [30,51]. Our...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract A38: High levels of breast cancer mortality: Social determinants of health impact rural African American women and how they conceptualize health in the Arkansas Delta  

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...meeting-abstract Behavioral and Social Science Community-Based Participatory Research...Abstracts: Sixth AACR Conference: The Science of Cancer Health Disparities; December...1 1University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 2University of Wisconsin...

Nancy J. Greer-Williams; Kimberely S. Enoch; Athena Starlard-Davenport; Brandon Booth; Thomas Kieber-Emmons; Gloria E. Sarto; Ronda Henry-Tillman

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons learned: Needs for improving human health risk assessment at USDOE Sites  

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Realistic health risk assessments were performed in a pilot study of three U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) sites. These assessments, covering a broad spectrum of data and methods, were used to identify needs for improving future health risk assessments at USDOE sites. Topics receiving specific recommendations for additional research include: choice of distributions for Monte Carlo simulation; estimation of risk reduction; analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Database on food and nutrient intakes; investigations on effects of food processing on contaminant levels; background food and environmental concentrations of contaminants; method for handling exposures to groundwater plumes, methods for analyzing less than lifetime exposure to carcinogens; and improvement of bioaccumulation factors.

Hamilton, L.D.; Holtzman, S.; Meinhold, A.F.; Morris, S.C.; Rowe, M.D. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States); Daniels, J.I.; Layton, D.W.; Anspaugh, L.R. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on the Human Genome Initiative for the Office of Health and Environmental Research  

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The report urges DOE and the Nation to commit to a large, multi-year, multidisciplinary, technological undertaking to order and sequence the human genome. This effort will first require significant innovation in general capability to manipulate DNA, major new analytical methods for ordering and sequencing, theoretical developments in computer science and mathematical biology, and great expansions in our ability to store and manipulate the information and to interface it with other large and diverse genetic databases. The actual ordering and sequencing involves the coordinated processing of some 3 billion bases from a reference human genome. Science is poised on the rudimentary edge of being able to read and understand human genes. A concerted, broadly based, scientific effort to provide new methods of sufficient power and scale should transform this activity from an inefficient one-gene-at-a-time, single laboratory effort into a coordinated, worldwide, comprehensive reading of "the book of man". The effort will be extraordinary in scope and magnitude, but so will be the benefit to biological understanding, new technology and the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.

Tinoco, I.; Cahill, G.; Cantor, C.; Caskey, T.; Dulbecco, R.; Engelhardt, D. L.; Hood, L.; Lerman, L. S.; Mendelsohn, M. L.; Sinsheimer, R. L.; Smith, T.; Soll, D.; Stormo, G.; White, R. L.

1987-04-00T23:59:59.000Z

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Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Energy  

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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY I. INTRODUCTION This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) serves to set forth the authorities, responsibilities, and procedures by which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Energy (DOE) will conduct statutorily mandated activities required to assist with claims processing under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICP A). EEOICP A provides for timely, uniform, and adequate compensation of covered employees and, where applicable, survivors of such employees suffering from illnesses incurred by such employees in the performance of duty. HHS and DOE will make every effort to ensure that activities conducted under this MOU, as

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Long-term fate of depleted uranium at Aberdeen and Yuma Proving Grounds: Human health and ecological risk assessments  

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the immediate and long-term consequences of depleted uranium (DU) in the environment at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) for the Test and Evaluation Command (TECOM) of the US Army. Specifically, we examined the potential for adverse radiological and toxicological effects to humans and ecosystems caused by exposure to DU at both installations. We developed contaminant transport models of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems at APG and terrestrial ecosystems at YPG to assess potential adverse effects from DU exposure. Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses of the initial models showed the portions of the models that most influenced predicted DU concentrations, and the results of the sensitivity analyses were fundamental tools in designing field sampling campaigns at both installations. Results of uranium (U) isotope analyses of field samples provided data to evaluate the source of U in the environment and the toxicological and radiological doses to different ecosystem components and to humans. Probabilistic doses were estimated from the field data, and DU was identified in several components of the food chain at APG and YPG. Dose estimates from APG data indicated that U or DU uptake was insufficient to cause adverse toxicological or radiological effects. Dose estimates from YPG data indicated that U or DU uptake is insufficient to cause radiological effects in ecosystem components or in humans, but toxicological effects in small mammals (e.g., kangaroo rats and pocket mice) may occur from U or DU ingestion. The results of this study were used to modify environmental radiation monitoring plans at APG and YPG to ensure collection of adequate data for ongoing ecological and human health risk assessments.

Ebinger, M.H.; Beckman, R.J.; Myers, O.B. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Kennedy, P.L.; Clements, W.; Bestgen, H.T. [Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO (United States). Dept. of Fishery and Wildlife Biology

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenic species in raw and cooked rice: Implications for human health in rural Bengal  

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Abstract This study compares the concentrations of total and different species of arsenic (As) in 29 pairs of raw and cooked rice samples collected from households in an area of West Bengal affected by endemic arsenicism. The aim is to investigate the effects of indigenous cooking practice of the rural villagers on As accumulation and speciation in cooked rice. It is found that inorganic As is the predominant species in both raw (93.8%) and cooked rice (88.1%). Cooking of rice with water low in As (health threat (in terms of chronic As toxicity) to the study population.

Dipti Halder; Ashis Biswas; Zdenka 妉ejkovec; Debashis Chatterjee; Jerome Nriagu; Gunnar Jacks; Prosun Bhattacharya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I-Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part C, Risk Evaluation of Remedial Alternatives)  

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C, Risk C, Risk Evaluation of Remedial Alternatives) Interim United States Office of Research and EPA/540/R-92/003 Environmental Protection Development December 1991 Agency Washington, DC 20460 EPA/540/R-92/004 Publication 9285.7-01 C December 1991 Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I - Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part C, Risk Evaluation of Remedial Alternatives) Interim Office of Emergency and Remedial Response U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC 20460 Printed on Recycled Paper NOTICE The policies set out in [his document are intended solely as guidance; they are not final U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) actions. These policies are not intended, nor can they be relied upon, to create any rights enforceable by any party in litigation with the United States. EPA officials may

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Environment, Safety, and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP)  

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The Environment, Safety and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP) models human safety and health risk resulting from waste management and environmental restoration activities. Human safety and health risks include those associated with storing, handling, processing, transporting, and disposing of radionuclides and chemicals. Exposures to these materials, resulting from both accidents and normal, incident-free operation, are modeled. In addition, standard industrial risks (falls, explosions, transportation accidents, etc.) are evaluated. Finally, human safety and health impacts from cleanup of accidental releases of radionuclides and chemicals to the environment are estimated. Unlike environmental impact statements and safety analysis reports, ESHRAP risk predictions are meant to be best estimate, rather than bounding or conservatively high. Typically, ESHRAP studies involve risk predictions covering the entire waste management or environmental restoration program, including such activities as initial storage, handling, processing, interim storage, transportation, and final disposal. ESHRAP can be used to support complex environmental decision-making processes and to track risk reduction as activities progress.

Eide, Steven Arvid; Thomas Wierman

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental and Health impact of Agrochemicals usage in Tomato (Vegetable) Production in the Offinso-North District.  

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??The study was undertaken to investigate the possible impacts that agrochemicals through their usage can have on the environment, farmers and consumers. Data were gathered (more)

Boateng, Kofi Konadu

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Literature Review of Airflow Fluid Characteristics and their Impact on Human Thermal Comfort  

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adaptability to the environment among natural ventilated building [1-3, 13]. Based on this conclusion, if passive or mechanical method can be used to create a stimulating natural environment in building space, environment suited for human physiological... were important factors to influence thermal comfort and the airflow at the frequency range of 0.3-0.5Hz is the most sensitive to cause draught. In 2000, Xia[9] systematically studied the influence of turbulence intensity and frequency of fluctuant...

Zhao, R.; Zhang, Y.; Yu, N.; Di, H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, growth, and poverty in Tanzania and Zambia: a general equilibrium approach  

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The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, the supply of different labor skills, and its macroeconomic and distributional consequences is appraised within a multisector CGE model. The model is applied to and calibrated for two Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs), Tanzania and Zambia. The simulation results suggest that education expenditure can raise economic growth. However, to maximize benefits from education expenditure, a sufficiently high level of physical investment is needed, as are measures that improve the match between the pattern of educational output and the structure of effective demand for labor. An important result of the simulation experiments is that a well-targeted pattern of education expenditure can be effective for poverty alleviation.

Hong-Sang Jung; Erik Thorbecke

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of an unconditional tax credit for families on self-rated health in adults: Further evidence from the cohort study of 6900 New Zealanders  

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Abstract It is hypothesized that unconditional (given without obligation) publicly funded financial credits more effectively improve health than conditional financial credits in high-income countries. We previously reported no discernible short-term impact of an employment-conditional tax credit for families on self-rated health (SRH) in adults in New Zealand. This study estimates the effect of an unconditional tax credit for families, called Family Tax Credit (FTC), on SRH in the same study population and setting. A balanced panel of 6900 adults in families was extracted from seven waves (20022009) of the Survey of Family, Income and Employment. The exposures, eligibility for and amount of FTC, were derived by applying government eligibility and entitlement criteria. The outcome, SRH, was collected annually. Fixed effects regression analyses eliminated all time-invariant confounding and adjusted for measured time-varying confounders. Becoming eligible for FTC was associated with a small and statistically insignificant change in SRH over the past year [effect estimate: 0.013; 95% confidence interval (CI) ?0.011 to 0.037], as was an increase in the estimated amount of FTC by $1000 (effect estimate: ?0.001; 95% CI ?0.006 to 0.004). The unconditional tax credit for families had no discernible short-term impact on SRH in adults in New Zealand. It did not more effectively improve health status than an employment-conditional tax credit for families.

Frank Pega; Kristie Carter; Ichiro Kawachi; Peter Davis; Tony Blakely

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the impacts on health due to the emissions of Cuban power plants that use fossil fuel oils with high content of sulfur. Estimation of external costs  

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Fossil fuel electricity generation has been demonstrated to be a main source of atmospheric pollution. The necessity of finding out a balance between the costs of achieving a lower level of environmental and health injury and the benefits of providing electricity at a reasonable cost have lead to the process of estimating the external costs derived from these impacts and not included in the electricity prices as a quantitative measure of it that, even when there are large uncertainties involved, can be used by decision makers in the process of achieving a global sustainable development. The external costs of the electricity generation in three Cuban power plants that use fossil fuel oils with high sulfur content have been assessed. With that purpose a specific implementation of the Impact Pathways Methodology for atmospheric emissions was developed. Dispersion of atmospheric pollutants is modeled at local and regional scales in a detailed way. Health impacts include mortality and those morbidity effects that showed relation with the increment of selected pollutant concentration in national studies. The external cost assessed for the three plants was 40,588,309燯SD爕r?1 (min./max.: 10,194,833/169,013,252), representing 1.06燯SD燙ent爇Wh?1. Costs derived from sulfur species (SO2 and sulfate aerosol) stand for 93% of the total costs.

L. Turt髎 Carbonell; E. Meneses Ruiz; M. S醤chez G醕ita; J. Rivero Oliva; N. D韆z Rivero

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Practices in Social Media: Utilizing a Value Matrix to Assess Social Media's Impact on Health Care  

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This study examines the relationship of social media channel utilization (activity on blogs, content communities, and social networking sites, plus posting a social media policy) by health care organizations and the brand rating of those organizations, ... Keywords: ROI, health care, hospitals, social media, social media value matrix

Deirdre Mccaughey, Catherine Baumgardner, Andrew Gaudes, Dominique Larochelle, Kayla Jiaxin Wu, Tejal Raichura

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Depleted uranium contamination by inhalation exposure and its detection after ?20爕ears: Implications for human health assessment  

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Inhaled depleted uranium (DU) aerosols are recognised as a distinct human health hazard and DU has been suggested to be responsible in part for illness in both military and civilian populations that may have been exposed. This study aimed to develop and use a testing procedure capable of detecting an individual's historic milligram-quantity aerosol exposure to DU up to 20爕ears after the event. This method was applied to individuals associated with or living proximal to a DU munitions plant in Colonie New York that were likely to have had a significant DU aerosol inhalation exposure, in order to improve DU-exposure screening reliability and gain insight into the residence time of DU in humans. We show using sensitive mass spectrometric techniques that when exposure to aerosol has been unambiguous and in sufficient quantity, urinary excretion of DU can be detected more than 20爕ears after primary DU inhalation contamination ceased, even when DU constitutes only ?1% of the total excreted uranium. It seems reasonable to conclude that a chronically DU-exposed population exists within the contamination 慺ootprint of the munitions plant in Colonie, New York. The method allows even a modest DU exposure to be identified where other less sensitive methods would have failed entirely. This should allow better assessment of historical exposure incidence than currently exists.

Randall R. Parrish; Matthew Horstwood; John G. Arnason; Simon Chenery; Tim Brewer; Nicholas S. Lloyd; David O. Carpenter

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dose-Rate Dependence of High-Dose Health Effects in Humans from Photon Radiation with Application to Radiological Terrorism  

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In 1981, as part of a symposium entitled ''The Control of Exposure of the Public to Ionizing Radiation in the Event of Accident or Attack,'' Lushbaugh, H?bner, and Fry published a paper examining ''radiation tolerance'' of various human health endpoints as a function of dose rate. This paper may not have received the notice it warrants. The health endpoints examined by Lushbaugh et al. were the lethal dose that will kill 50% of people within 60 days of exposure without medical care (LD50/60); severe bone marrow damage in healthy men; severe bone marrow damage in leukemia patients; temporary sterility (azoospermia); reduced male fertility; and late effects such as cancer. Their analysis was grounded in extensive clinical experience and anchored to a few selected data points, and based on the 1968 dose-rate dependence theory of J.L. Bateman. The Lushbaugh et al. paper did not give predictive equations for the relationships, although they were implied in the text, and the relationships were presented in a non-intuitive way. This work derives the parameters needed in Bateman's equation for each health endpoint, tabulates the results, and plots them in a more conventional manner on logarithmic scales. The results give a quantitative indication of how the human organism can tolerate more radiation dose when it is delivered at lower dose rates. For example, the LD50/60 increases from about 3 grays (300 rads) when given at very high dose rates to over 10 grays (1,000 rads) when given at much lower dose rates over periods of several months. The latter figure is borne out by the case of an individual who survived for at least 19 years after receiving doses in the range of 9 to 17 grays (900-1700 rads) over 106 days. The Lushbaugh et al. work shows the importance of sheltering when confronted with long-term exposure to radiological contamination such as would be expected from a radiological dispersion event, reactor accident, or ground-level nuclear explosion.

Strom, Daniel J.

2005-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Session H--NEPA Disclosure of Air Quality Impacts--Ahuja, Perrot USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008.  

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Session H--NEPA Disclosure of Air Quality Impacts--Ahuja, Perrot USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008. . 193 National Environmental Policy Act Disclosure of Air Quality Impacts air quality and has the potential to impact human health and quality of life. Public concern about

Standiford, Richard B.

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Occurrence and Potential Human-Health Relevance of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water from Domestic Wells in the United States  

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Occurrence and Potential Human-Health Relevance of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water from Domestic Wells in the United States *Barbara L. Rowe1 , Patricia L. Toccalino2 , Michael J. Moran1 , John S. Zogorski1 , Curtis V. Price1 1 United States Geological Survey, Road, Rapid City, SD 57702 USA

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Grant Writing Advice from the Experts Presented as part of the 2013 Education, Health & Human Development Grant Writing Training Boot Camp  

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Grant Writing Advice from the Experts Presented as part of the 2013 Education, Health & Human Development Grant Writing Training Boot Camp st 1, 2013 ~ 9:0011:00 aThursday, Augu .m. ~ Reid 301 ~ Refreshments will be served ~ oin us for presentations from three national experts on research grant

Dyer, Bill

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Reconciling Human Smoking Behavior and Machine Smoking Patterns: Implications for Understanding Smoking Behavior and the Impact on Laboratory Studies  

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...that included all of the other health behaviors as independent variables...vaccination: challenges for public health and implications for screening. Vaccine 2007...Angeles (CA): UCLA Center for Health Policy Research; 2009. 8 Reiter...

Catalin Marian; Richard J. O'Connor; Mirjana V. Djordjevic; Vaughan W. Rees; Dorothy K. Hatsukami; and Peter G. Shields

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The potential human health effect(s) of the metal uranium in the environment. Report on the known human health effects associated with the exposure to the metal uranium  

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Concern over the levels of the metal uranium in the environment as a result of industrial activities has been expressed by several Federal and State agencies. This concern is associated with potential human health effects of this metal on kidney function and bone formation. Although limits for the Metal uranium in the environment remain to be set, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently in the process of establishing guidance limits for this metal in water and soil. These limits will be established for both the metal and the associated radioactivity. The suggested limits currently being considered for water and soil are, 20 pCi/liter and 10 pCi/gram wet weight, respectively. For naturally occurring uranium EPA assumes that 1 ug of uranium metal equals 0.67 pCi at equilibrium (i.e. at equilibrium the mass ratio of {sup 234}uranium to {sup 238}uranium is small but their activities are equal). Thus the limits for water and soil on weight basis for the uranium metal would be 30 ug/liter and 15 ug/gram wet weight, respectively. These limits are being established based on the potential increase in cancer death in populations that exceed this limit. Since there does not appear to be a significant correlation between cancer deaths and.uranium metal exposure (see discussion below), these limits will probably be established based on the known association between radionuclides exposure and cancer deaths. The exposure limits for other health effects such as kidney damage and retardation in bone formation apparently are not being considered by EPA.

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5.0 POTENTIAL ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS FROM URANIUM MINES This document has focused on the potential risks to humans from exposures to unreclaimed  

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5.0 POTENTIAL ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS FROM URANIUM MINES This document has focused on the potential risks to humans from exposures to unreclaimed uranium mining materials. The potential effects in the consideration of unreclaimed uranium mines. Although the Superfund characterization process includes

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Varying impact of human feeding on Pink Whiprays, Himantura fai, at two sites on Mo'orea  

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and record爐heimpacts爋f爀cotourism爋n爐wo爌opulations爋f燼 negativeimpact爁rom爀cotourism. 牋A爉ock爉ark燼nd爌ink爓hipray;爏tingray;,爀cotourism INTRODUCTION People

McCoy, Brianna

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of carbon nanotubes on the ingestion and digestion of bacteria by  

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Impact of carbon nanotubes on the ingestion and digestion of bacteria by ciliated protozoa PARNIAN on the toxicity of carbon nanotubes has focused on human health risks1 , and little is known about their impact effluent quality8 . Here we show that single- walled carbon nanotubes are internalized by T. thermophila

Le Roy, Robert J.

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HEALTH SCIENCES Division of  

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HEALTH SCIENCES Division of University of nevada, Las vegas IMPACT How we serve our students, our community, and our state #12;academic impact UNLV's Division of Health Sciences is a vital force in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, educating desperately needed health care professionals and taking on some

Cho, Hokwon

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Human Ecology Human ecology Research  

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Human Ecology Impact of Human ecology Research Bonus Issue FROM SCHOLARSHIP TO POLICY MAKING OF HUMAN ECOLOGY APRIL 2005/VOLUME 33, NUMBER 1 #12;Human Ecology Volume 33, Number 1 April 2005 The New York State College of Human Ecology at Cornell University Lisa Staiano-Coico, Ph.D. Rebecca Q

Wang, Z. Jane

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National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health  

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National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health Department of Health and HumanNational Institute of Mental Health Division of Intramural Research Programs http://intramural.nimh.nih.gov/ [NIMH of Fellowship Training] National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health Department of Health

Baker, Chris I.

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Global Health: Mental Health and the Global Agenda  

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When the World Health Organization (WHO) European Ministerial Conference on Mental Health endorsed the statement "No health without mental health" in 2005, it spoke to the intrinsic and indispensable role of mental health care in health care writ large. Yet mental health has long been treated... This article reviews the impact of mental health on overall health on a global level. The authors suggest changes that could lead to improved identification and treatment of mental illness in countries with limited resources.

Becker A.E.; Kleinman A.

2013-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

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NDE measurements for understanding of performance: A few case studies on engineering components, human health and cultural heritage  

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Life cycle management involves a seamless integration of materials design analysis production manufacturing and degradation plus a wide variety of disciplines relating to surveillance and characterisation with adequate feedback and control. Science and technology of non-destructive evaluation (NDE) links all these domains and disciplines together in a seamless and robust manner. A number of research programs on NDE science and technology have evolved during the last four decades world over including the one at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam initiated and nurtured by the first author. Many engineering and technology challenges pertaining to fast spectrum reactors have been successfully solved by this Centre through development of innovative sensors procedures and coupled with strong basic science and modeling approaches. These technologies have also been selectively applied in gaining insights of human health and cultural heritage. This paper highlights some of the innovative NDE sensors and techniques developed in the field of electromagnetic NDE and their successful applications. A few interesting case studies pertaining to NDE in heritage and healthcare using acoustic and thermal methods are also presented.

Baldev Raj

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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of Health Care National Institutes of Health  

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of Health Care National Institutes of Health Expanding Horizons Strategic Plan 2005-2009 UR nesmohsirh retir,ztnelinaoJ #12;of Health Care Expanding Horizons Strategic Plan 2005-2009 National Center.S Department of Health and Human Services National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine #12;A M mo

Bandettini, Peter A.

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U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health PROFILE 2007DIRECTOR'S ANNUAL REPORT NIH CLINICAL CENTER There's  

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for conducting clinical research to improve the health of humankind. It will also serve as a national resource unannounced survey of the hospital. At the end of three days, we received an outstanding report.The surveyors

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EA-1110: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy  

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110: Finding of No Significant Impact 110: Finding of No Significant Impact EA-1110: Finding of No Significant Impact Use of Herbicide for Vegetation Control at VHF Stations, Microwave Stations, Electrical Substations, and Pole Yards Southwestern Power Administration has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) that addressed vegetation control at Southwestern's substations, radio stations, and pole yards. Based on the analysis developed in the EA, Southwestern has concluded, that with proper herbicide application restrictions, there will be no significant environmental impact to the air quality, surface water quality, ground water quality, wetlands, wildlife, aquatic life, threatened and endangered species, cultural resources, human health effects, transportation, or disposal of waste materials.

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Press Release: Health Services  

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of New Hampshire Student Health Benefit Plan Identified as a Model Plan for Health Care Reform A national study group devoted to considering the impact of health care reform for the college student successful management features such as direct contracting with local health care providers or adoption

New Hampshire, University of

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The Impact of Maternal Health Literacy on Structures, Interpersonal Processes and Outcomes of Ambulatory Care for Low-Income Latino Children  

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Understanding health literacy: Implications for medicine andB. (2007). Low health literacy: Implications for nationalUnderstanding health literacy: Implications for medicine and

Fry-Bowers, Eileen Katherine

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of a Health Information Exchange on Resource Use and Medicare-Allowable Reimbursements at 11 Emergency Departments in a Midsized City  

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EC, et al. Health information exchange reduces repeatedal. Primer in health information Res. 2013;2(1):21. exchange12. Halamka JD. Health information exchange for emergency

Saef, Steven H.; Melvin, Cathy L.; Carr, Christine M.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Freshwater Consumption in LCA  

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Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Freshwater Consumption in LCA ... Therefore, the consideration of water consumption is crucial in life-cycle assessment (LCA) studies that include water-intensive products, such as agricultural goods. ... Despite the relevance of freshwater to human health and ecosystem quality, the life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology is lacking comprehensive approaches to evaluate the environmental impacts associated with water use (e.g., ref 2). ...

Stephan Pfister; Annette Koehler; Stefanie Hellweg

2009-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Regulating mercury with the Clear Skies Act : the resulting impacts on innovation, human health, and the global community  

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The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments require the U.S. EPA to control mercury emission outputs from coal-burning power plants through implementation of MACT, Maximum Achievable Control Technology, standards. However, in 2003 ...

Sweeney, Meghan (Meghan Kathleen)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Health Dedicated to the advancement of the environmental health professional Volume 72, No. 10 June 2010  

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in Turtles and Implications for Human Health..................................14 International PerspectivesJOURNAL OF Environmental Health Dedicated to the advancement of the environmental health........................................23 Glo Germ.....................................................6 Health

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Draft Waste Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for managing treatment, storage, and disposal of radioactive and hazardous waste. Volume 3, Appendix A: Public response to revised NOI, Appendix B: Environmental restoration, Appendix C, Environmental impact analysis methods, Appendix D, Risk  

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Volume three contains appendices for the following: Public comments do DOE`s proposed revisions to the scope of the waste management programmatic environmental impact statement; Environmental restoration sensitivity analysis; Environmental impacts analysis methods; and Waste management facility human health risk estimates.

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1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying the Environmental Impact of an Integrated Human/Industrial-Natural System Using Life Cycle Assessment; A Case Study on a Forest and Wood Processing Chain  

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Quantifying the Environmental Impact of an Integrated Human/Industrial-Natural System Using Life Cycle Assessment; A Case Study on a Forest and Wood Processing Chain ... For example a forest provides wood but can also emit quantities of NO, CO2, and other compounds, requires solar energy, and occupies a piece of land. ... The net electricity generated is a product of the wood disposal through burning. ...

Thomas Schaubroeck; Rodrigo A. F. Alvarenga; Kris Verheyen; Bart Muys; Jo Dewulf

2013-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

302

transforming human health  

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are in clinical trials: forodesine for treating leukemia and lymphoma, and BCX4208 for gout. Drugs to treat

Kenny, Paraic

303

EA-0970: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy  

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70: Finding of No Significant Impact 70: Finding of No Significant Impact EA-0970: Finding of No Significant Impact Environmental Safety and Health Analytical Laboratory Project No. 94-AA-01 Pantex Plant Amarillo, TX Based on the information contained in the Environmental Assessment, the DOE determines that the construction and operation of the Environmental Safety and Health Analytical Laboratory at Pantex Plant and demolition of the existing Analytical Chemistry Laboratory does not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of human environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement is not required. EA-0970-FONSI-1995.pdf More Documents & Publications EA-0970: Final Environmental Assessment EA-1533: Finding of No Significant Impact

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Roadmap: Integrated Health Studies Health Services Bachelor of Science  

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Six: [15 Credit Hours] NURS 45010 Health Care Policy and Delivery Systems or NURS 46000 Health CareRoadmap: Integrated Health Studies 颅 Health Services 颅 Bachelor of Science [EH-BS-IHS-HLSV] College of Education, Health, and Human Services School of Health Sciences Catalog Year: 2012颅2013 Page 1 of 3 | Last

Sheridan, Scott

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A tiered approach for the human health risk assessment for consumption of vegetables from with cadmium-contaminated land in urban areas  

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Consumption of vegetables that are grown in urban areas takes place worldwide. In developing countries, vegetables are traditionally grown in urban areas for cheap food supply. In developing and developed countries, urban gardening is gaining momentum. A problem that arises with urban gardening is the presence of contaminants in soil, which can be taken up by vegetables. In this study, a scientifically-based and practical procedure has been developed for assessing the human health risks from the consumption of vegetables from cadmium-contaminated land. Starting from a contaminated site, the procedure follows a tiered approach which is laid out as follows. In Tier 0, the plausibility of growing vegetables is investigated. In Tier 1 soil concentrations are compared with the human health-based Critical soil concentration. Tier 2 offers the possibility for a detailed site-specific human health risk assessment in which calculated exposure is compared to the toxicological reference dose. In Tier 3, vegetable concentrations are measured and tested following a standardized measurement protocol. To underpin the derivation of the Critical soil concentrations and to develop a tool for site-specific assessment the determination of the representative concentration in vegetables has been evaluated for a range of vegetables. The core of the procedure is based on Freundlich-type plant杝oil relations, with the total soil concentration and the soil properties as variables. When a significant plant杝oil relation is lacking for a specific vegetable a geometric mean of BioConcentrationFactors (BCF) is used, which is normalized according to soil properties. Subsequently, a 慶onservative vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor is calculated as basis for the Critical soil concentration (Tier 1). The tool to perform site-specific human health risk assessment (Tier 2) includes the calculation of a 憆ealistic worst case site-specific vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor. -- Highlights: A scientifically-based and practical procedure has been developed for assessing the human health risks from the consumption of vegetables. Uptake characteristics of cadmium in a series of vegetables is represented by a vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor. Calculations and measurement steps are combined.

Swartjes, Frank A., E-mail: frank.swartjes@rivm.nl; Versluijs, Kees W.; Otte, Piet F.

2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk assessment for the Waste Technologies Industries (WTI) hazardous waste incinerator facility (east Liverpool, Ohio). Volume 5. Human health risk assessment (HHRA): Evaluation of potential risks from multipathway exposure to emissions. Draft report  

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The Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) portion of the WTI Risk Assessment involves the integration of information about the facility with site-specific data for the surrounding region and population to characterize the potential human health risks due to emissions from the facility. The estimation of human health risks is comprised of the following general steps: (1) identification of substances of potential concern; (2) estimation of the nature and magnitude of chemical releases from the WTI facility; (3) prediction of the atmospheric transport of the emitted contaminants; (4) determination of the types of adverse effects associated with exposure to the substances of potential concern (referred to as hazard identification), and the relationship between the level of exposure and the severity of any health effect (referred to as dose-response assessment); (5) estimation of the magnitude of exposure (referred to as exposure assessment); and (6) characterization of the health risks associated with exposure (referred to as risk characterization).

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Brown University is an Ivy League school that competes for today's brightest students and faculty. Biomedical Engineering at Brown creates new knowledge and improves human health through cross-disciplinary research  

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. Biomedical Engineering at Brown creates new knowledge and improves human health through cross, Biomechanics/Motion Sciences, Biosensing and Biomolecular Engineering, Biomaterials, and Biomedical device, mentoring the new generation of leaders in biomedical engineering, strong interest in undergraduate

Adams, Mark

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Paducah DUF6 Conversion Final EIS - Chapter 4: Environmental Impact Assessment Approach, Assumptions, and Methodology  

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Paducah DUF Paducah DUF 6 Conversion Final EIS 4 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT APPROACH, ASSUMPTIONS, AND METHODOLOGY This EIS evaluates potential impacts on human health and the natural environment from building and operating a DUF 6 conversion facility at three alternative locations at the Paducah site and for a no action alternative. These impacts might be positive, in that they would improve conditions in the human or natural environment, or negative, in that they would cause a decline in those conditions. This chapter provides an overview of the methods used to estimate the potential impacts associated with the EIS alternatives, summarizes the major assumptions that formed the basis of the evaluation, and provides some background information on human health

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Mountain Health Choices Beneficiary Report  

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................................................................................................................ 42 I. Access to Health Care Mountain Health Choices Beneficiary Report A Report to the West Virginia Bureau for Medical of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services. #12; 1 Table of Contents I. EXECUTIVE

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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International E-Health and National Health Care Systems  

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Abstract This article is concerned with the impact of international e-health on national health systems. It does so by first considering the different uses of e-health. It then analyzes how the health systems of both the countries which provide the e-health services and those who 憄urchase them are affected by this type of trade. Finally, the article provides a description of how different modes of trade (multilateral, regional, and bilateral) affect the impact of e-health on national health systems, and concludes highlighting the need to consider all forms of trade when discussing international e-health services.

M. Mart韓ez 羖varez

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Occupational Health Nurse  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Occupational Health Nurse position is located in the Talent Sustainment group within the Human Capital Management (HCM) organization. The Talent Sustainment organization ensures that effective...

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DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Potential Environmental Impacts of  

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Hydrogen-Based Transportation & Power Potential Environmental Impacts of Hydrogen-Based Transportation & Power Systems Project Summary Full Title: Potential Environmental Impacts of Hydrogen-Based Transportation & Power Systems Project ID: 245 Principal Investigator: Thomas Grieb Brief Description: The goal of this project is to analyze the effects of emissions of hydrogen, the six criteria pollutants and greenhouse gases on climate, human health, ecosystems, and structures. Purpose The overall goal of the project is to compare emissions of hydrogen, the six criteria pollutants (CO, SOX, NO2, particulate matter, ozone, and lead), and greenhouse gases from near- and long-term methods of generating hydrogen for vehicles and stationary power systems, and the effects of those emissions on climate, human health, the ecosystem, and structures.

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Biological Monitoring at Amchitka Appears to Show Impacts from Fukushima  

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Biological Monitoring at Amchitka Appears to Show Impacts from Biological Monitoring at Amchitka Appears to Show Impacts from Fukushima Dai-ichi Incident Biological Monitoring at Amchitka Appears to Show Impacts from Fukushima Dai-ichi Incident April 12, 2013 - 3:09pm Addthis An LM scientist points to star reindeer lichen on Adak Island, Alaska. An LM scientist points to star reindeer lichen on Adak Island, Alaska. What does this project do? Goal 1. Protect human health and the environment The U.S. Department of Energy Office Legacy Management (LM) has a long-term stewardship mission to protect human health and the environment from the legacy of underground nuclear testing conducted at Amchitka Island, Alaska, from 1965 to 1971. As part of its mission, LM collected biological and seawater samples from Amchitka and Adak Islands, for background comparison,

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DOE Issues Final Mercury Storage Environmental Impact Statement: Texas Site  

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DOE Issues Final Mercury Storage Environmental Impact Statement: DOE Issues Final Mercury Storage Environmental Impact Statement: Texas Site Is Preferred for Long-Term Mercury Storage DOE Issues Final Mercury Storage Environmental Impact Statement: Texas Site Is Preferred for Long-Term Mercury Storage January 19, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy has prepared a Final Long-Term Management and Storage of Elemental Mercury Environmental Impact Statement to analyze the potential environmental, human health, and socioeconomic impacts of elemental mercury storage at seven locations. Based on these factors, DOE identified the Waste Control Specialists, LLC, site near Andrews, Texas, as the preferred alternative for long-term management and storage of mercury. DOE will consider the environmental impact information presented in this

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Health Information Systems for Primary Health Care: Thinking About Participation  

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Health Information Systems for Primary Health Care: Thinking About Participation Elaine Byrne in supporting primary health care functioning, the design, development and implementation of these systems information systems, human rights 1. Introduction: Primary health care is a crucial element of national health

Sahay, Sundeep

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1979 to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment. Part 5. Environmental assessment, control, health, and safety  

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Part 5 of the 1979 Annual Report to the Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for the Environment presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Technology Impacts, the Office of Environmental Compliance and Overview, and the Office of Health and Environmental Research. The report is in four sections, corresponding to the program elements: technology impacts, environmental control engineering, operational and environmental compliance, and human health studies. In each section, articles describe progress made during FY 1979 on individual projects.

Baalman, R.W.; Dotson, C.W. (eds.)

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OFFICE: HardyTower 58 In the College of Health and Human Services TELEPHONE: (619) 594-5357  

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, Morris, Reed, Saarmann Assistant Professors: Bennett, Burt, Gilbert, Rapps Lecturers: Cervenka, introductory psychology, oral communication, general biology, human anatomy with lab- oratory, and microbiology (1 semester with laboratory) (anat- omy and microbiology must total 7 semester units with a minimum

Gallo, Linda C.

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Transgene Excision Has No Impact on In Vivo Integration of Human iPS Derived Neural Precursors  

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The derivation of induced human pluripotent stem cells (hiPS) has generated significant enthusiasm particularly for the prospects of cell-based therapy. But there are concerns about the suitability of iPS cells for in vivo ...

Major, Tamara

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Climate Instability and Public Health  

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Climate Instability and Public Health Climate Instability and Public Health Speaker(s): Paul Epstein Date: August 7, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Evan Mills Climate restricts the range of infectious diseases, while weather affects the timing and intensity of outbreaks. The ranges of several key diseases or their vectors are changing, along with shifts in plant communities and the retreat of alpine glaciers. In addition, extreme weather events associated with warming create conditions conducive to "clusters" of disease outbreaks. The rapid spread of West Nile virus in the Americas is related, paradoxically, to drought and its impact on wildlife (230 species of animals, 138 species of birds) could alter the ratios of predator birds to their prey (including rodents) and thus have implications for human

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Overview of ozone human exposure and health risk analyses used in the U.S. EPA's review of the ozone air quality standard.  

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This paper presents an overview of the ozone human exposure and health risk analyses developed under sponsorship of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These analyses are being used in the current review of the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone. The analyses consist of three principal steps: (1) estimating short-term ozone exposure for particular populations (exposure model); (2) estimating population response to exposures or concentrations (exposure-response or concentration-response models); and (3) integrating concentrations or exposure with concentration-response or exposure-response models to produce overall risk estimates (risk model). The exposure model, called the probabilistic NAAQS exposure model for ozone (pNEM/03), incorporates the following factors: hourly ambient ozone concentrations; spatial distribution of concentrations; ventilation state of individuals at time of exposure; and movement of people through various microenvironments (e.g., outdoors, indoors, inside a vehicle) of varying air quality. Exposure estimates are represented by probability distributions. Exposure-response relationships have been developed for several respiratory symptom and lung function health effects, based on the results of controlled human exposure studies. These relationships also are probabilistic and reflect uncertainties associated with sample size and variability of response among subjects. The analyses also provide estimates of excess hospital admissions in the New York City area based on results from an epidemiology study. Overall risk results for selected health endpoints and recently analyzed air quality scenarios associated with alternative 8-hour NAAQS and the current 1-hour standard for outdoor children are used to illustrate application of the methodology.

Whitfield, R. G.

1999-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Human-animal interactions, relationships and bonds: a review and analysis of the literature  

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human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan.H. (2012). Mental health implications of human attachment to

Hosey, Geoff; Melfi, Vicky

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0365; Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Imperial-Mexicali 230-kV Transmission Lines  

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Imperial-Mexicali Imperial-Mexicali FEIS S-67 December 2004 TABLE S-3 Summary of Impacts for Proposed Action and Other Alternatives by Resource Area a For the proposed action, that is, the granting of one or both of the Presidential permits and ROWs, for most resource areas, the analysis was bounded by calculating impacts as if both lines had been allowed. This serves two purposes. First, it demonstrates the maximum possible impacts; second, it clearly presents the combined impacts of the agencies' preferred alternative, that is, permitting both facilities. The only exceptions to this methodology are in the areas of air, water, and human health. Impacts to air, water, and human health attributable to permitting each transmission line separately are contained in Sections 4.2, 4.3, and 4.11 of Volume 1 of this EIS, respectively.

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Chapter 6 - Family Health  

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Abstract The family is a fundamental social organization including people of different or same genders as parents, with children, relatives, and even clans. Members of different ages and genders all go through life stages with differing health issues in maintaining health and preventing disease. Health for women through all phases of life includes equal rights, fertility, pregnancy, and child care. Child nutrition for physical and cognitive development is vital in family and community health. Women's and men's health involves healthy lifestyles and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and social and mental health problems. Aging can place stress on individuals and the family, who may depend on social and health services to provide help. The health of the family is also the responsibility of society, the health system, and the family itself. Family health is impacted by poverty and social distress, displacement, wars, terrorism, and mass trauma of all kinds.

Theodore H. Tulchinsky; Elena A. Varavikova

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of International Health Studies  

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International Health Studies International Health Studies Home Mission and Functions Japan Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) Studies Marshall Islands Program Russian Health Studies Program Russian Radiobiology Human Tissue Repository Spain (Palomares) Program Health and Safety HSS Logo Office of International Health Studies Reports to the Office of Health and Safety Mission and Functions Mission The Office of International Health Studies engages in the conduct of international scientific studies that may provide new knowledge and information about the human response to ionizing radiation in the workplace or people exposed in communities as a result of nuclear accidents. The mission includes providing health and environmental monitoring services to populations specified by law.

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EIS-0244: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...  

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EIS-0244: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0244: Final Environmental Impact Statement Plutonium Finishing Plant Stabilization This EIS evaluates the impacts on the human...

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OFFICE: Hardy Tower 58 In the College of Health and Human Services TELEPHONE: (619) 594-5357  

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, Morris, Reed, Saarmann Assistant Professors: Burt, Gilbert, Rapps Lecturers: Hall, Hanscom, Jurf, Katzman, introductory psychology, oral communication, general biology, human anatomy with lab- oratory, and microbiology (1 semester with laboratory) (anat- omy and microbiology must total 7 semester units with a minimum

Gallo, Linda C.

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OFFICE: Hardy Tower 58 In the College of Health and Human Services TELEPHONE: (619) 594-5357  

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Professors: Gilbert, McLeod, Rapps Lecturers: Gaines, Hall, Hanscom, Jurf, Katzman, Lischke, Long, Mc psychology, oral communication, general biology, human anatomy with lab- oratory, and microbiology (1 semester with laboratory) (anat- omy and microbiology must total 7 semester units with a minimum grade of B

Gallo, Linda C.

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EVALUATION OF EFFICACY AND HUMAN HEALTH RISK OF AERIAL ULTRA-LOW VOLUME APPLICATIONS OF PYRETHRINS AND  

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,1 DAVID A. BROWN1 AND ROBERT K. D. PETERSON2 ABSTRACT. The Sacramento and Yolo Mosquito and Vector of mosquitoes in Sacramento and Yolo counties in California. Following an increase in numbers and West Nile-level transmission to humans and horses in Sacramento and Yolo counties that year (Armijos et al. 2005, Hom et al

Peterson, Robert K. D.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute health effects Sample Search Results  

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; effects of context on health and health-related behavior; disparities in children's health care access... College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes May...

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Effects of environmental change on wildlife health  

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...Effects of environmental change on wildlife health Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse 1 * Amanda...Living organisms will strive to maintain health by recognizing and resolving abnormal...additional pressure on immunocompetence and health maintenance, which may seriously impact...

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STAFF REPORT LOCALIZED HEALTH IMPACTS  

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and renewable fuels supports California's commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions, reduce petroleum use that the uses of this information will not infringe upon privately owned rights. This report has not been Williams huai (James) Zhang #12;ii #12;iii PREFACE The increased use of alternative

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HEALTH & COUNSELLING Health Clinic  

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HEALTH & COUNSELLING SERVICES Health Clinic 778.783.4615 - Burnaby 778.782.5200 - Vancouver_counsellor@sfu.ca Health Promotion 778.782.4674 Health & Counselling Services, SFU - 8888 University Drive, MBC 0164 health can suffer if you're under stress for a long time, especially if you are not eating well. You may

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Health and Environmental Research. Summary of Accomplishments  

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This is a short account of a 40-year-old health and environmental research program performed in national laboratories, universities, and research institutes. Under the sponsorship of the federal agencies that were consecutively responsible for the national energy mission, this research program has contributed to the understanding of the human health and environmental effects of emergining energy technologies. In so doing, it has also evolved several nuclear techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of human ills. The form of this presentation is through examples of significant, tangible accomplishments in each of these areas at certain times to illustrate the role and impact of the research program. The narrative of this research program concludes with a perspective of its past and a prospectus on its future.

1984-04-00T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0120: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy  

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0: Final Environmental Impact Statement 0: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0120: Final Environmental Impact Statement Waste Management Activities for Groundwater Protection Savannah River Plant, Aiken, South Carolina The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared this environmental impact statement (EIS) to assess the environmental consequences of the implementation of modified waste management activities for hazardous, low-level radioactive, and mixed wastes for the protection of groundwater, human health, and the environment at its Savannah River Plant (SRP) in Aiken, South Carolina. This EIS, which is both programmatic and project-specific, has been prepared in accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended. DOE/EIS-0120, Final Environmental Impact Statement Waste Management

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EIS-0423: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy  

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Final Environmental Impact Statement Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0423: Final Environmental Impact Statement Long-Term Management and Storage of Elemental Mercury This Final Mercury Storage EIS analyzes the potential environmental, human health, and socioeconomic impacts of elemental mercury storage at seven candidate locations: Grand Junction Disposal Site near Grand Junction, Colorado; Hanford Site near Richland, Washington; Hawthorne Army Depot near Hawthorne, Nevada; Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho; Kansas City Plant in Kansas City, Missouri; Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina; and Waste Control Specialists, LLC, site near Andrews, Texas. EIS-0423-FEIS-Summary-2011.pdf Final Long-Term Management and Storage of Elemental Mercury Environmental Impact Statement: Volume 1, DOE/EIS-0423 (January 2011)

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Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I - Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part B, Development of Risk-based Preliminary Remediation Goals)  

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B, B, Development of Risk-based Preliminary Remediation Goals) Interim United States Office of Research and EPA/540/R-92/003 Environmental Protection Development December 1991 Agency Washington, DC 20460 EPA/540/R-92/003 Publication 9285.7-01 B December 1991 Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I - Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part B, Development of Risk-based Preliminary Remediation Goals) Interim Office of Emergency and Remedial Response U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC 20460 Printed on Recycled Paper N O T I C E The policies set out in this document are intended solely as guidance; they are not final U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) actions. These policies are not intended, nor can they be relied upon, to create any rights enforceable by any party in litigation with the United States. EPA officials may

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Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I. Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part D, Standardized Planning, Reporting, and Review of Superfund Risk Assessments)  

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Publication 9285.7-01D Publication 9285.7-01D January 1998 Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund: Volume I Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part D, Standardized Planning, Reporting, and Review of Superfund Risk Assessments) Interim Office of Emergency and Remedial Response U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC 20460 Revision No. 0 ii January 1998 NOTICE This document provides guidance to EPA staff. The guidance is designed to communicate National policy on the planning, reporting and review of Superfund risk assessments. The document does not, however, substitute for EPA's statutes or regulations, nor is it a regulation itself. Thus, it cannot impose legally-binding requirements on EPA, States, or the regulated community, and may not apply to a particular situation based upon

338

Research Using Human Subjects/Materials  

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Research Using Human SubjectsMaterials (taken in part from "Research on Human Specimens", National Institutes of Health) A 'human subject' is a living individual about whom an...

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Confined blasts, and the impact of shock wave reflections on a human head and the related traumatic brain injury  

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We examine the effects of blast waves in a confined space on a human head model. A finite element human model (FEHM) is exposed to blast waves from explosions, as well as, to the reflected waves from the confinement walls. The intensity of the travelling blast shock waves is measured computationally and compared with experimental results. We monitor the mechanical response of the brain of the FEHM at different stand-off positions, either close to, or away from the surrounding walls in interaction with the travelling blast waves. The skull pressure, brain intracranial pressure (ICP), acceleration, shear stress, and principal stresses and strains are measured as the biomechanical parameters for injury diagnosis and compared for all the situations and stand-off positions considered. The results illustrate that the additional reflected shock waves due to the surrounding walls can dramatically change the brain biomechanical parameters.

Asghar Rezaei; Mehdi Salimi Jazi; Samad Javid; Ghodrat Karami; Mariusz Ziejewski

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Researchers Model Impact of Aerosols Over California  

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Researchers Model Researchers Model Impact of Aerosols Over California Researchers Model Impact of Aerosols Over California Research may clarify the effectiveness of regional pollution controls May 28, 2013 | Tags: Climate Research, Hopper Contact: Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, (510) 495-2404 LosAngelesSmogv1.jpg Smog over downtown Los Angeles. Aerosols are microscopic particles-like dust, pollen and soot-that ubiquitously float around in our atmosphere. Despite their tiny stature, these particles can have a huge impact on human health, climate and the environment. So scientists from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Colorado State University and the California Air Resources Board have set out to characterize the roles of various particles as atmospheric change agents on a regional scale.

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@jaybernhardt mCollegeHealth  

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College of Health and Human Performance #12;@jaybernhardt Epidemiology of mHealth Access http://rememberitnow.com/blog/tag/mhealth://www.ctia.org/advocacy/research/index.cfm/AID/10378 #12;@jaybernhardt #12;@jaybernhardt Mobile-Only Household Health #12;@jaybernhardt mHealth Dynamic://healthpopuli.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Adoption-of-mHealth-Initiatives-and-Phases-Globally.jpg #12;@jaybernhardt mHealth > SMS http

Watson, Craig A.

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Roadmap: Integrated Health Studies Health Services Bachelor of Science  

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requirement if not satisfied earlier Semester Six: [15 Credit Hours] NURS 45010 Health Care Policy and Delivery Systems or NURS 46000 Health Care Policy 3 NURS 46000 regional campuses only Human Development for the Health Professions 3 PHIL 40005 Health Care Ethics 3 General Electives (upper division) 9 Should

Sheridan, Scott

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Patent Certification and Technical Report (Development of Human Resources & Broader Impacts under DOE Grant to Professor Akbar Montaser)  

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The products of this research are listed, including publications and patents/applications, presentations, dissertations/theses, and degrees. It describes the diversity of the students, awards, and post-doctoral positions. Practical applications invented include a sensitive approach for detection of radionuclides with no radioactive solution waste; a selective and sensitive method for analyzing small volume biological samples having Cr bound to human lung DNA at the femtogram level; a precise method for determination of depleted uranium in urine via isotope ratio measurements

Montaser, Akbar [Professor, The George Washington University

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENTOFHEALTHANDHUMANSERVICES National Institutes of Health  

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DEPARTMENTOFHEALTHANDHUMANSERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research 9000 Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is the principal health research agency of the U.S. Federal Government. The Office of Extramural Research (OER) provides

Baker, Chris I.

345

All mercury lamps contain small amounts of mercury. An electric current passes through the lamp and vaporizes the mercury to generate light. Recycling mercury containing lamps protects human health and our environment from heavy  

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All mercury lamps contain small amounts of mercury. An electric current passes through the lamp and vaporizes the mercury to generate light. Recycling mercury containing lamps protects human health and our the environment by recycling universal wastes, contact EH&S at (949) 824-6200 or visit: www.ehs.uci.edu Mercury

George, Steven C.

346

A framework for human microbiome research  

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A variety of microbial communities and their genes (the microbiome) exist throughout the human body, with fundamental roles in human health and disease. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Human Microbiome Project ...

Friedman, Jonathan

347

The Economic Impact of Binghamton  

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The Economic Impact of Binghamton University, FY2010 (July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010) Office .......................................................................................................... 2 ECONOMIC OUTPUT and Tioga counties and the overall impact of New York State in terms of economic output, jobs, and human

Suzuki, Masatsugu

348

Understanding the mHealth Needs of  

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Understanding the mHealth Needs of Kelly Caine1 Kay Connelly1 mHealth Needs of Patients in the mHealth space to help those suffering from depression 路 must consider human factors, perceived f

Connelly, Kay

349

Health Insurance and Health  

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Abstract This article reviews the recent literature on the causal effect of health insurance on health outcomes. The focus is mainly on private health insurance in the US. The objective is to illustrate measurement issues for both health insurance and health outcomes, and to discuss the methodological challenges for researchers as they address endogeneity of insurance. Finally, a brief overview of methods and results found in the source studies is provided. Certain patterns emerge: in general, insurance is more pronounced for all-cause mortality and for generic health outcomes as compared with disease-specific outcomes. In addition, vulnerable and medically needy populations are more likely to benefit from health insurance than the general population. Finally, there is some support for the notion that continuous health insurance coverage benefits health more than intermittent insurance, suggesting that sporadic coverage offers limited value.

A. Dor; E. Umapathi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental lead: insidious health problem  

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Environmental lead: insidious health problem ... Several federal programs aim to reduce human exposure to lead, but which source is most dangerous is subject of growing controversy ...

LOIS R. EMBER; C&EN; WASHINGTON

1980-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Men's Health - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Materials > Men's Health Health Education & Wellness Downloads & Patient Materials Ergonomics Fitness & Exercise Men's Health Nutrition Women's Health Health & Productivity Health...

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Health & Productivity - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Health & Productivity Health Education & Wellness Downloads & Patient Materials Health & Productivity Health Calculators & Logs Health Coaching Health Fairs and Screenings...

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Health Education & Wellness - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Wellness Health Education & Wellness Health Education & Wellness Downloads & Patient Materials Health & Productivity Health Calculators & Logs Health Coaching Health Fairs and...

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Health and Safety Research Division progress report for the period April 1, 1987--September 30, 1988  

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The mission of the Health and Safety Research Division (HASRD) is to provide a sound scientific basis for the measurement and assessment of human health impacts of radiological and chemical substances. Our approach to fulfilling this mission is to conduct a broad program of experimental, theoretical, and field research based on a strong foundation of fundamental physical studies that blend into well-established programs in life sciences. Topics include biomedical screening techniques, biological and chemical sensors, risk assessment, health hazards, dosimetry, nuclear medicine, environmental pollution monitoring, electron-molecule interactions, interphase physics, surface physics, data base management, environmental mutagens, carcinogens, and tetratogens.

Kaye, S.V.

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deployment related mental health care seeking behaviors in the U.S. military and the use of telehealth to mitigate their impacts on access to care  

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Interviewees report that groups of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often require substantial amounts of mental health care, causing surges in demand at military hospitals. These hospitals have difficulty ...

Hess, John (John Thomas)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Commission staff reviewed the petition and assessed the impacts of this proposal on environmental quality, public health and safety. Staff proposes revisions to  

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on environmental quality, public health and safety. Staff proposes revisions to existing Air Quality, Biological Resources, Public Heath, Water, Soils, Civil Engineering, Waste and Transmission Line Safety and Nuisance................................................................................................................5 AIR QUALITY

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The Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the Health Education Profession as Perceived by the Leaders of the Profession: An Exploratory Study  

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of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (henceforth referred to as the Affordable Care Act) was signed into law by President Barack Obama. The 906-page document organized into ten... There were many reasons why this panel of health education experts expressed feelings of hope when President Obama proposed his health care legislation. As mentioned above, basic care had become financially beyond the reach of even the average citizen...

Gastmyer, Christine 1987-

2012-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

358

EA-1388: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy  

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388: Finding of No Significant Impact 388: Finding of No Significant Impact EA-1388: Finding of No Significant Impact Groundwater Compliance at the Shiprock Uranium Mill Tailings Site The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing three ground water compliance strategies for the Shiprock, New Mexico, Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project site. These proposed strategies were derived through consultation with representatives of the Navajo UMTRA Program, the Navajo Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies. The strategies are designed to minimize risk to human health and the environment that result from mill-related constituents in ground water and surface water. Finding of No Significant Impact Ground Water Compliance at the Shiprock Uranium Mill Tailings SIte DOE/EA-1388 (September 2001)

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Community Health Map: A geospatial and multivariate data visualization tool for public health datasets  

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on health care. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services keeps track of a variety of health care that enables users to visualize health care data in multivariate space as well as geospatially. It is designed a compre- hensible and powerful interface for policy makers to visualize health care quality, public health

Shneiderman, Ben

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ENGINEERING BIG IMPACT  

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--like sustainability, security, materials, health, and energy. MSU partners with national labs, Fortune 500 companies develop ideas for my dissertation project. ALOK WATVE, Doctoral Student, Computer Science #12;BIG FUTURE, behavior, security, health, gender, ethics, humanities, or the social sciences. If you are interested

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Mobile health: beyond consumer apps  

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The explosion of apps for the medical and wellness sectors has been noted by many. Consumer apps, which provide innovative solutions for self management for a range of health problems have flooded the market, due to high consumer demand. More recently ... Keywords: health, human computer interaction, human factors, mobile, wellbeing, wellness

Jill Freyne

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Environmental Assessment Fact Sheet - Potential Impacts  

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DOE has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment for Conducting Astrophysics and Other Basic Science Experiments at the WIPP Site. It examines the potential environmental consequences from conducting particular types of scientific experiments in an area of the WIPP underground called the experiment gallery. The environmental assessment also looks at the potential cumulative impacts of conducting experiments and operating the WIPP as a transuranic waste repository. This fact sheet presents questions and answers about potential impacts to human health and the environment and proposed protections and mitigations, based on the draft environmental assessment. The deep geologic repository at the WIPP could be the most favorable U.S. environment currently available for experiments in many scientific disciplines, including particle astro-

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Strategies for assessing the implications of malformed frogs for environmental health.  

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whether there are human health implications in the malformedHealth Perspectives Workshop Summary * Implications ofHealth Perspectives Workshop Summary * Implications of

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

E-Print Network 3.0 - adult health outcomes Sample Search Results  

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Social support, health outcomes, cardiologycritically ill, qualitative methodology, health care... College of Health and Human Development Faculty Research Themes May 2007...

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Women's Health - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Materials > Women's Health Health Education & Wellness Downloads & Patient Materials Ergonomics Fitness & Exercise Men's Health Nutrition Women's Health Health & Productivity...

366

Health effects assessment of exposure to particles from wood  

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Health effects assessment of exposure to particles from wood smoke Elsa Nielsen, Marianne Dybdahl HUMAN EXPOSURE TO PARTICLES FROM WOOD SMOKE 7 HUMAN HEALTH EFFECTS 8 Human non-cancer health effects from exposure to particles from wood smoke 8 Human carcinogenic effects from exposure to particles from

367

GIS in Human Health Studies  

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Elucidating the causes of fluorosis in the People抯 Republic of China offers another example of how GIS can be used to address the relationship ... to fumes from residential combustion of high-fluorine coal or br...

Joseph E. Bunnell; Alexander W. Karlsen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

integration division Human Systems  

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Vibration Test Facility incorporates state-of-the-art vibration generation and measurement hardwareintegration division Human Systems ISIS Vibration Test Facility Objective Approach Impact 1. Assess impact of flight-like whole-body vibration on human operational capabilities and ability to maintain

369

The evolutionary biology of child health  

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...70 87 The evolutionary biology of child health Bernard Crespi * * crespi@sfu.ca Department...analyse central issues underlying child health, with emphases on the roles of human-specific...and human disorders indicates that child health risks have evolved in the context of evolutionary...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICINE AT  

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INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICINE AT NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE CENTER FOR PATIENT- CENTERED FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICINE AT NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE CENTER FOR PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES "Our work often seeks to understand human behavior and its interface with pressing health issues. We focus on the human

Engman, David M.

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as Catalyst in Public Health  

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Crisis as Catalyst in Public Health Immigration Reform and the Threat of Rhetorical Violence look at immigration reform and the impact of public discourse focused on this topic. The panel

Bushman, Frederic

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International Health Global Health Policy--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  

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50 International Health Global Health Policy-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.ghp.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp Our mission is to improve population health by enhancing accountability and improving evidence base of global (both domestic and international) health programmes through the provision

Miyashita, Yasushi

373

EIS-0286: Draft Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Draft Environmental Impact Statement Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0286: Draft Environmental Impact Statement Hanford Site Solid (Radioactive and Hazardous) Waste Program, Richland, Washington DOE needs to provide capabilities to continue, or modify, the way it treats, stores, and/or disposes of existing and anticipated quantities of solid LLW, MLLW, TRU waste, and ILAW at the Hanford Site in order to protect human health and the environment; facilitate cleanup at Hanford and other DOE facilities; take actions consistent with decisions reached by DOE under the WM PEIS; comply with local, State, and federal laws and regulations; and meet other obligations such as the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (also referred to as the Tri-Party Agreement, or TPA) (Ecology et al. 1989).

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Summary of SITH3, Panel 1: "Intersection of mHealth and Behavioral Health" Co-Chairs: Lisa Marsch and Andrew Campbell  

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Summary of SITH3, Panel 1: "Intersection of mHealth and Behavioral Health" Co-Chairs: Lisa Marsch of mHealth and behavioral health. Dr. Marsch discussed the vast prevalence and impact of behavioral health disorders, the wide application of mHealth to behavioral health initiatives, and the great promise

375

Domestic Health Studies and Activities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

energy-policy decision-makers about actual human experience of negligible risk to human health from well-regulated occupational and environmental exposures to plutonium and other...

376

Careers/ Human Resources | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Employment Opportunities Environment, Safety & Health Procurement Division Technology Transfer Furth Plasma Physics Library Contact Us Lab Leadership Directory Careers Human...

377

WHAT GOOD IS WEALTH WITHOUT HEALTH? THE EFFECT OF HEALTH ON THE MARGINAL UTILITY OF CONSUMPTION  

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We estimate how the marginal utility of consumption varies with health. To do so, we develop a simple model in which the impact of health on the marginal utility of consumption can be estimated from data on permanent income, ...

Finkelstein, Amy

378

Master of Public Health (MPH) and  

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and Human Services 2010 1 Master of Public Health (MPH) and Certificate Program University of New Hampshire) and Public Health Certificate Program (PHC) University of New Hampshire Manchester Campus 286 Commercial StMaster of Public Health (MPH) and Public Health Certificate Program (PHC) University of New

New Hampshire, University of

379

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care  

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care Community Practitioner Nurse that impacts on prescribing practice Legal basis for practice. Liability and indemnity Legal implications health, children, critically ill people and emergency situations Continued:- #12;Faculty of Health

Doran, Simon J.

380

HEALTH CARE REFORM AND ITS EFFECT ON STUDENT HEALTH PLANS INTRODUCTION  

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TOPIC: HEALTH CARE REFORM AND ITS EFFECT ON STUDENT HEALTH PLANS INTRODUCTION: The Patient the initial impact of the Act on college and university- sponsored employee health care plans [1]. This Note-sponsored student health plans ("SHPs"). After the Affordable Care Act was enacted, many within the higher education

Martinez, Tony R.

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381

Human Genetics Portfolio Review  

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in providing the assessments of the Wellcome Trust's role in supporting human genetics and have informed `our to maximise the health benefits of research into the human genome remains a core component of the WellcomeHuman Genetics 1990颅2009 June 2010 Portfolio Review #12;The Wellcome Trust is a charity registered

Rambaut, Andrew

382

Learning from Lister: antisepsis, safer surgery and global health  

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...Centre for the Humanities and Health, 2 the conference attracted...historians of medicine and health care safety, infectious disease experts, health services researchers and...authority on the side of rational reform. It is indeed so excellent...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

USGS National Wildlife Health Center Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines  

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USGS National Wildlife Health Center Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines The following guidelines broadly outline the framework used by the National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC to the submitting agency, its wildlife populations, or domestic animal and human health. Type of Specimens

384

Urban health and health inequalities  

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Urban health and health inequalities and the role of urban forestry in Britain: A review Liz O'Brien Kathryn Williams Amy Stewart 2010 #12;Urban health and woodlands Contents Executive Summary 4 1.1.3 Definition of terms 9 3. The policy context: health and forestry policies 11 3.1 Health policies 11 3

385

Brief Profile On Tobacco Health Warnings in the South-East Asia Region  

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addictiveness and dangerous health consequences and perceivehand smoke are prone to dangerous health effects Tobacco ishealth impacts of smoking and consider quitting the dangerous

World Health Organization

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Use of mHealth Systems and Tools for Non-Communicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a Systematic Review  

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With the rapid adoption of mobile devices, mobile health (mHealth) offers the potential to transform health care ... reviewed the literature to determine the impact of mHealth interventions on health care quality...

David Peiris; Devarsetty Praveen

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Humanity抯 unsustainable environmental footprint  

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...biodiversity loss or effects on human health or...billion m 3 /year (average for 1996 to 2005...billion m 3 /year (average for 1996 to...emissions from fossil fuels梡art of humanity...products in their price梖or example, by...The EF of the average global citizen...so-called rebound effect (44). Profound...

Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Thomas O. Wiedmann

2014-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

388

U.S. Department of Energy worker health risk evaluation methodology for assessing risks associated with environmental restoration and waste management  

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This document describes a worker health risk evaluation methodology for assessing risks associated with Environmental Restoration (ER) and Waste Management (WM). The methodology is appropriate for estimating worker risks across the Department of Energy (DOE) Complex at both programmatic and site-specific levels. This document supports the worker health risk methodology used to perform the human health risk assessment portion of the DOE Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) although it has applications beyond the PEIS, such as installation-wide worker risk assessments, screening-level assessments, and site-specific assessments.

Blaylock, B.P.; Legg, J.; Travis, C.C. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Center for Risk Management; Simek, M.A.; Sutherland, J. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Scofield, P.A. [Office of Environmental Compliance and Documentation (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Air Pollution and Health Effects  

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The quality of the air we breathe is still a major concern to human health. Notwithstanding the air pollution mitigation efforts that have been pursued since ... be attributed to the effects of urban outdoor air

Ana Isabel Miranda; Joana Valente

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental HealthDedicated to the advancement of the environmental health professional Volume 71, No. 10 June 2009 about the cover  

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Matter Air Pollution Predictability of Swimming Prohibitions Health Impact of Non-hazardous Solid ...................................................................................................62 DEPartmEnts Advertisers Index

391

Short-term improvements in public health from global-climate policies on fossil-fuel combustion: an interim report  

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SummaryBackground Most public-health assessments of climate-control policies have focused on long-term impacts of global change. Our interdisciplinary working group assesses likely short-term impacts on public health. Methods We combined models of energy consumption, carbon emissions, and associated atmospheric particulate-matter (PM) concentration under two different forecasts: business-as-usual (BAU); and a hypothetical climate-policy scenario, where developed and developing countries undertake significant reductions in carbon emissions. Findings We predict that by 2020, 700?000 avoidable deaths (90% CI 3850001034000) will occur annually as a result of additional PM exposure under the BAU forecasts when compared with the climate-policy scenario. From 2000 to 2020, the cumulative impact on public health related to the difference in PM exposure could total 8 million deaths globally (90% CI 4.411.9 million). In the USA alone, the avoidable number of annual deaths from PM exposure in 2020 (without climate-change-control policy) would equal in magnitude deaths associated with human immunodeficiency diseases or all liver diseases in 1995. Interpretation The mortality estimates are indicative of the magnitude of the likely health benefits of the climate-policy scenario examined and are not precise predictions of avoidable death. While characterised by considerable uncertainty, the short-term public-health impacts of reduced PM exposures associated with greenhouse-gas reductions are likely to be substantial even under the most conservative set of assumptions.

Devra Lee Davis

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

EIS-0303: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

03: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact 03: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0303: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Closure of High-Level Waste Tanks at the Savannah RIver Site, Aiken, South Carolina The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed closing of high-level waste tanks at the Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken, South Carolina. DOE proposes to close the tanks to protect human health and the environment and to promote safety. DOE's preferred alternative is to remove the residual waste from the tanks to the extent technically and economically feasible, and then to fill them with a reducing grout to bind up residual waste and a structural material to prevent collapse of the tanks.

393

EIS-0303: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0303: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Closure of High-Level Waste Tanks at the Savannah RIver Site, Aiken, South Carolina The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed closing of high-level waste tanks at the Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken, South Carolina. DOE proposes to close the tanks to protect human health and the environment and to promote safety. DOE's preferred alternative is to remove the residual waste from the tanks to the extent technically and economically feasible, and then to fill them with a reducing grout to bind up residual waste and a structural material to prevent collapse of the tanks.

394

The Human Genome From human genome to other  

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genome to health Structural Genomics initiative #12;What is the Human Genome Project? 路 U.S. govtThe Human Genome Project From human genome to other genomes and to gene function June 2000 From that arise from genome research #12;The Human Genome Project Project began in 1990 as a $3 billion, 15-year

Linial, Michal

395

Department of Health I. Internal Scan  

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and cholesterol; and working with consumers, health plans and providers to improve the quality of care and other non- institutional settings. CURRRENT PLANS: The Division of Health care Financing has been takingDepartment of Health I. Internal Scan There are a variety of areas that will be impacted

Tipple, Brett

396

Health Economics and Public Policy Summer 2014  

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problems To apply this knowledge to understand recent health reforms and their impacts Professor hold a weekly review session to discuss the material that has been covered, health care developmentsHealth Economics and Public Policy ECON 170s Summer 2014 Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 1-3:15pm

397

Usability and Accessibility in Consumer Health Informatics  

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Usability and Accessibility in Consumer Health Informatics Current Trends and Future Challenges, for innovative eHealth systems to have true value and impact, they must first and foremost be usable challenges in the usability and accessibility of consumer health informatics will be described. Consumer

Shneiderman, Ben

398

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health School of Public Health  

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Center for Occupational and Environmental Health School of Public Health University economy" (FTC 1967). 2. It serves to prevent harm by protecting users from dangerous products (FDA 1991). The dangers posed by most products are the risk of human exposure to harmful chemical ingredients

399

Priority Setting in Public Health  

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Abstract The key drivers of population health lie outside the health sector. However, decision makers outside the health sector are primarily interested in delivering sector specific outputs other than health. Economic approaches to priority setting can help align sectors to consider the intersectoral impacts of decisions within an integrated societal framework. First, economic evaluation can explicitly identify and measure all impacts including health and value them as inputs into overall social welfare. Second, priority setting tools such as program budgeting marginal analysis and multi-criteria decision analysis can then be used to help translate evidence into policy, where the full consequences of decisions are considered and the overall aim is to improve social welfare.

K. Lawson; H. Mason; E. McIntosh; C. Donaldson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

ONE HEALTH ILLINOIS SUMMIT The purpose of the One Health Illinois Summit was  

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ONE HEALTH ILLINOIS SUMMIT The purpose of the One Health Illinois Summit was: o To provide an update on the health of Illinois' human, animal and ecosystem communities o To encourage communication and food producers o To consider policy options designed to improve the health of Illinois communities

Gilbert, Matthew

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Community-Based Research: Environmental Conditions, Human Health and the Quality of Life Residents of the Homedale neighborhood in west Phoenix are concerned about  

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and ASU researchers, and in November 2001 audited 170 households or approximately half of all the households in the neighborhood. Results of Community Audit Health Problems (by household) 路 50.4% Coughing Diploma Hispanic/Latino White Under Age 18 Tract 1146 Maricopa County The Circle K Truck Stop at 35th

Hall, Sharon J.

402

EAT SMART Sources: Heart Health  

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-1- EAT SMART Sources: Heart Health American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide and Promotion; Home and Garden Bulletin Number 252; August 1992. Heart Attach Signs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Institutes of Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 01

403

International Health Studies and Activities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The purpose of international health studies and activities is to support the health and safety mission of DOE by providing new knowledge and information about the human response to ionizing radiation and other industrial exposures encountered in the workplace or within nearby communities; and as a result of nuclear weapons testing, use and accidents.

404

An assessment of health educators' likelihood of adopting genomic competencies for the public health workforce  

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Although the completion of the Human Genome Project helps develop efficient treatment/prevention programs, it will raise new and non-trivial public health issues. Many of these issues fall under the professional purview of health educators. Yet...

Chen, Lei-Shih

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

405

West Valley Demonstration Project Waste Management Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WVDP Waste Management EIS WVDP Waste Management EIS S-3 Figure S-1. Location of the West Valley Demonstration Project Not to scale Final WVDP Waste Management EIS S-23 Table S-2. Summary of Normal Operational Impacts at West Valley Impact Area Unit of Measure No Action Alternative Alternative A - Preferred Alternative B Human Health Impacts a Public Impacts from Ongoing Operations MEI LCF 3.7 脳 10 -7 3.7 脳 10 -7 3.7 脳 10 -7 Population LCF 1.5 脳 10 -3 1.5 脳 10 -3 1.5 脳 10 -3 Worker Impacts Involved worker MEI LCF 3.4 脳 10 -4 1.3 脳 10 -3 1.3 脳 10 -3 Noninvolved worker MEI LCF 3.0 脳 10 -4 3.0 脳 10 -4 3.0 脳 10 -4 Involved worker population LCF 2.1 脳 10 -3 0.031 0.031 Noninvolved worker population LCF 0.075 0.075 0.075 Total worker population LCF 0.077 0.11 0.11

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The land around typical Darfur refugee camps is cleared of all wood 2 T H E T R O U B L E W I T H C O O K I N Gthe impact of biomass-burning on health & enviornment and what we are doing about it  

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O O K I N Gthe impact of biomass-burning on health & enviornment and what we are doing about it H fire By 2030, biomass use for cooking is projected to in- crease by an addi- tional 30%13 References [1-Darfur Stove World Population 3B 7B 3B 4B Biomass Users Non-Biomass Users 2 , 0 0 0 , 0 0 0deaths annually

Eisen, Michael

407

Instructions for use JICA's Assistance in Health  

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and clinical care eg, strengthen health systems including the development of human resources, facilitiesInstructions for use #12;1 JICA's Assistance in Health Ryuji MATSUNAGA International Cooperation's Assistance in Health Example of JICA Programme/Projects 2 #12;An Overview of Japan's ODA 3 #12;Japan's ODA

Tsunogai, Urumu

408

WORKING PAPER N 2007 -40 The distortionary effect of health  

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, health care, public/private, compulsory/voluntary insurance PARIS-JOURDAN SCIENCES ECONOMIQUES for modeling the impact of insurance on health- care demand extending some of the results of the two-risk model and still consume healthcare. Keywords: Health insurance, Adverse selection, Health care, Public

Boyer, Edmond

409

Health care prioritization: a clinician抯 duty  

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Publicly funded health care systems are increasingly confronted with fiscal and demographic challenges and face pressure to constrain resource use without impacting clinical outcomes.

Lianne Barnieh; Cam Donaldson

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Project health and safety plan for the Gunite and Associated Tanks at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (Energy Systems) policy is to provide a safe and healthful workplace for all employees and subcontractors. The accomplishment of this policy requires that operations at the Gunite and Associated Tanks (GAAT) in the North and South Tank Farms (NTF and STF) at the Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory are guided by an overall plan and consistent proactive approach to health and safety (H and S) issues. The policy and procedures in this plan apply to all GAAT operations in the NTF and STF. The provisions of this plan are to be carried out whenever activities identifies s part of the GAAT are initiated that could be a threat to human health or the environment. This plan implements a policy and establishes criteria for the development of procedures for day-to-day operations to prevent or minimize any adverse impact to the environment and personnel safety and health and to meet standards that define acceptable management of hazardous and radioactive materials and wastes. The plan is written to utilize past experience and best management practices in order to minimize hazards to human health or the environment from events such as fires, explosions, falls, mechanical hazards, or any unplanned release of hazardous or radioactive materials to the air. This plan explains additional task-specific health and safety requirements such as the Site Safety and health Addendum and Activity Hazard Analysis, which should be used in concert with this plan and existing established procedures.

Abston, J.P.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Project liberty: a public health response to New Yorkers' mental health needs arising fromthe World Trade Center terrorist attacks  

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The September 11th terrorist attacks had a dramatic impact on the mental health of millions of Americans. The impact was particularly severe in New York City and surrounding areas within commuting distance of the...

Mr. Chip J. Felton MSW

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Mercury, cadmium, lead and arsenic levels in three pelagic fish species from the Atlantic Ocean: Intra- and inter-specific variability and human health risks for consumption  

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Three commonly consumed and commercially valuable fish species (sardine, chub and horse mackerel) were collected from the Northeast and Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean in Portuguese waters during one year. Mercury, cadmium, lead and arsenic amounts were determined in muscles using graphite furnace and cold vapour atomic absorption spectrometry. Maximum mean levels of mercury (0.1715牨0.0857爉g/kg, ww) and arsenic (1.139牨0.350爉g/kg, ww) were detected in horse mackerel. The higher mean amounts of cadmium (0.0084牨0.0036爉g/kg, ww) and lead (0.0379牨0.0303爉g/kg, ww) were determined in chub mackerel and in sardine, respectively. Intra- and inter-specific variability of metals bioaccumulation was statistically assessed and species and length revealed to be the major influencing biometric factors, in particular for mercury and arsenic. Muscles present metal concentrations below the tolerable limits considered by European Commission Regulation and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/World Health Organization (FAO/WHO). However, estimation of non-carcinogenic and carcinogenic health risks by the target hazard quotient and target carcinogenic risk, established by the US Environmental Protection Agency, suggests that these species must be eaten in moderation due to possible hazard and carcinogenic risks derived from arsenic (in all analyzed species) and mercury ingestion (in horse and chub mackerel species).

C. Vieira; S. Morais; S. Ramos; C. Delerue-Matos; M.B.P.P. Oliveira

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Connecticut's Health Impact Study Rapidly Increasing Weatherization...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center Donna Hawkins Technology Transfer Specialist, Weatherization Assistance Program Floris Weston Project Officer,...

414

STAFF REPORT LOCALIZED HEALTH IMPACTS REPORT  

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that the uses of this information will not infringe upon privately owned rights. This report addendum has advanced biofuel production projects recommended for funding. The increased use of alternative and renewable fuels supports California's commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), reduce petroleum

415

Health Impacts of the School Commute  

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environmental perspectives, including traffic safety, congestion, air pollution, community building,

Lee, Murray; Orenstein, Marla; Richardson, Maxwell J.; Ragland, David R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

STAFF REPORT LOCALIZED HEALTH IMPACTS REPORT  

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, biomethane, propane, hydrogen, ethanol, renewable diesel, and biodiesel. State investment is needed to fill

417

STAFF REPORT LOCALIZED HEALTH IMPACTS REPORT  

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Projects Awarded Funding Through the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program Under of alternative and renewable fuels supports California's commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions (GHG of such fuels within California. Alternative and renewable transportation fuels include electricity, natural

418

E-Print Network 3.0 - animal health network Sample Search Results  

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and Products Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 3 SAVE THE DATE Saskatchewan Epidemiology Association Summary: health: bridging animal and human health in...

419

E-Print Network 3.0 - acute mental health Sample Search Results  

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and Human Development Faculty Research Themes Summary: and use of long-term care, mental health care, physician services and prescription drugs among older... College of Health...

420

The photovoltaic industry on the path to a sustainable future Environmental and occupational health issues  

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Abstract As it supplies solar power, a priori considered harmless for the environment and human health compared with fossil fuels, the photovoltaic (PV) industry seems to contribute optimally to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and, overall, to sustainable development. However, considering the forecast for rapid growth, its use of potentially toxic substances and manufacturing processes presenting health and safety problems may jeopardize its benefits. This paper aims to establish a profile of the PV industry in order to determine current and emerging environmental and health concerns. A review of PV system life cycle assessments, in light of the current state of the industry and its developmental prospects, reveals information deficits concerning some sensitive life cycle indicators and environmental impacts, together with incomplete information on toxicological data and studies of workers' exposure to different chemical and physical hazards. Although solar panel installation is generally considered relatively safe, the occupational health concerns related to the growing number of hazardous materials handled in the PV industry warrants an all-inclusive occupational health and safety approach in order to achieve an optimal equilibrium with sustainability. To prevent eco-health problems from offsetting the benefits currently offered by the PV industry, manufacturers should cooperate actively with workers, researchers and government agencies toward improved and more transparent research, the adoption of specific and stricter regulations, the implementation of preventive risk management of occupational health and safety and, lastly, greater responsibilization toward PV systems from their design until their end of life.

Bouchra Bakhiyi; France Labr鑓he; Joseph Zayed

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MSc in Environmental Health The Place of Useful Learning  

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? Environmental Health is the assessment & management of environmental influences on human health, including study of: 路 Environmental protection (including control of air, water and land pollution) 路 Food safety engineering approaches to manage risks to human health from contaminated water, air, and land

Mottram, Nigel

422

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER  

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER HUMAN STEM CELL RESEARCH COST.....................................................................................12 #12;University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Health Center Human Stem Cell that is ineligible for federal support. The University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Health Center

Kim, Duck O.

423

Health Damages from Air Pollution in China  

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In China, elevated levels of urban air pollution result in substantial adverse health impacts for its large and rapidly growing urban population. An expanded version of the Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA), ...

Matus, Kira

424

Human Genetics Portfolio Review Summary  

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the past 20 years, from our contribution to the Human Genome Project at the Sanger Institute to our role during this time. The drive to maximise the health benefits of human genome research remains a core to build research capacity and infrastructure to support human genetics and genomics 路 providing generous

Rambaut, Andrew

425

Environmental impacts of proposed Monitored Retrievable Storage  

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This report describes environmental impacts from a proposed monitored retrievable storage facility for spent fuels to be located in Tennessee. Areas investigated include: water supply, ground water, air quality, solid waste management, and health hazards. (CBS)

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1985-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

426

Health Economics College of Public Health and Health Professions  

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of health, the demand for health care, health insurance theory, the demand for health insurance, the health insurance market and managed care, the market for physicians' services, production and cost of health care care environment. #12;2 Apply general and health economics concepts and show demonstrated competence

Kane, Andrew S.

427

Health Sciences and Nursing Health Sociology ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  

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related to health problems and health care systems, through developing and applying theories, concepts44 Health Sciences and Nursing Health Sociology in interdisciplinary academic fields, involving health, medicine and nursing as well as the field of sociology

Miyashita, Yasushi

428

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Imperial-Mexicali 230-kV Transmission Lines  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Imperial-Mexicali Imperial-Mexicali DEIS 1-4 May 2004 FIGURE 1.1-1 Regional Setting for Imperial-Mexicali 230-kV Transmission Lines Introduction Imperial-Mexicali DEIS 1-5 May 2004 FIGURE 1.1-2 La Rosita Power Complex: Electrical Distribution 2-40 May 2004 Alternatives Imperial-Mexicali DEIS TABLE 2.5-1 Summary of Impacts for Proposed Action and Other Alternatives by Resource Area a For the proposed action, that is, the granting of one or both of the Presidential permits and ROWs, for most resource areas, the analysis was bounded by calculating impacts as if both lines had been allowed. This serves two purposes. First, it demonstrates the maximum possible impacts; second, it clearly presents the combined impacts of the agencies' preferred alternative, that is, permitting both facilities. The only exceptions to this methodology are in the areas of air, water, and human health. Impacts to air, water, and human

429

Impact of the [delta]F508 Mutation in First Nucleotide-binding Domain of Human Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator on Domain Folding and Structure  

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Cystic fibrosis is caused by defects in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR), commonly the deletion of residue Phe-508 (DeltaF508) in the first nucleotide-binding domain (NBD1), which results in a severe reduction in the population of functional channels at the epithelial cell surface. Previous studies employing incomplete NBD1 domains have attributed this to aberrant folding of DeltaF508 NBD1. We report structural and biophysical studies on complete human NBD1 domains, which fail to demonstrate significant changes of in vitro stability or folding kinetics in the presence or absence of the DeltaF508 mutation. Crystal structures show minimal changes in protein conformation but substantial changes in local surface topography at the site of the mutation, which is located in the region of NBD1 believed to interact with the first membrane spanning domain of CFTR. These results raise the possibility that the primary effect of DeltaF508 is a disruption of proper interdomain interactions at this site in CFTR rather than interference with the folding of NBD1. Interestingly, increases in the stability of NBD1 constructs are observed upon introduction of second-site mutations that suppress the trafficking defect caused by the DeltaF508 mutation, suggesting that these suppressors might function indirectly by improving the folding efficiency of NBD1 in the context of the full-length protein. The human NBD1 structures also solidify the understanding of CFTR regulation by showing that its two protein segments that can be phosphorylated both adopt multiple conformations that modulate access to the ATPase active site and functional interdomain interfaces.

Lewis, Hal A.; Zhao, Xun; Wang, Chi; Sauder, J. Michael; Rooney, Isabelle; Noland, Brian W.; Lorimer, Don; Kearins, Margaret C.; Conners, Kris; Condon, Brad; Maloney, Peter C.; Guggino, William B.; Hunt, John F.; Emtage, Spencer (SG); (Columbia); (JHU)

2010-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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as Catalyst in Public Health  

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Crisis as Catalyst in Public Health Alex's Lemonade Stand and the Fight Against Childhood Cancer, Medical Director, Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia For more information, survivorship, and palliative care. We will also explore the impact that individuals can make on medical

Bushman, Frederic

431

UNO Student Health Services Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities  

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health care program. UNO Student Health Services Human Performance Center Rm. 109 (504) 280-6387 wwwUNO Student Health Services Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities Patient's Bill of Rights to the Health Service regarding its operations and the right to change caregivers for any reason. #12;Patient

Kulp, Mark

432

November, 2013 Addiction & Mental Health Learning Events  

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Services, Addiction and Mental Health, Edmonton Zone http://www.intranet2.capitalhealth.ca/regional%2 Annual Feldman Lecture, Are digital technologies impacting on the wellness of young minds? by Baroness Services, Addiction and Mental Health, Edmonton Zone http://www.intranet2.capitalhealth.ca/regional%2

MacMillan, Andrew

433

UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW HEALTH & SAFETY & WELLBEING COMMITTEE  

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. 1.5 This Committee will, in all its efforts, aspire to best practice in the management of health of environmental management which impact on health and safety of people, the built environment and wider natural and regulations 路 Changes to the workplace, workforce, technology and working practices 路 The working practices

Glasgow, University of

434

Human adaptation of avian influenza viruses  

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Human adaptation of avian influenza viruses pose an enormous public health challenge as the human population is predominantly naive to avian influenza antigens. As such, constant surveillance is needed to monitor the ...

Srinivasan, Karunya

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Outside the Continental United States International Travel and Contagion Impact Quick Look Tool  

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ABSTRACT This paper describes a tool that will allow public health analysts to estimate infectious disease risk at the country level as a function of different international transportation modes. The prototype focuses on a cholera epidemic originating within Latin America or the Caribbean, but it can be expanded to consider other pathogens as well. This effort leverages previous work in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop the International Travel to Community Impact (IT-CI) model, which analyzes and assesses potential international disease outbreaks then estimates the associated impacts to U.S. communities and the nation as a whole and orient it for use Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). For brevity, we refer to this refined model as OIT-CI. First, we developed an operationalized meta-population spatial cholera model for Latin America and the Caribbean at the secondary administrative-level boundary. Secondly, we developed a robust function of human airline critical to approximating mixing patterns in the meta- population model. In the prototype version currently presented here, OIT-CI models a cholera epidemic originating in a Latin American or Caribbean country and spreading via airline transportation routes. Disease spread is modeled at the country level using a patch model with a connectivity function based on demographic, geospatial, and human transportation data. We have also identified data to estimate the water and health-related infrastructure capabilities of each country to include this potential impact on disease transmission.

Corley, Courtney D.; Lancaster, Mary J.; Brigantic, Robert T.; Kunkel, Brenda M.; Muller, George; McKenzie, Taylor K.

2012-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

436

ENERGY, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF  

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ENERGY, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF THE DELAWARE LOW-INCOME WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Final Report to Office of Community Services Department of Health and Social Services PROGRAM FINAL REPORT TO OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES STATE

Delaware, University of

437

Health Insurance After Graduation  

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Health Insurance After Graduation: Individual Health Insurance in California University of California, Berkeley Student Health Insurance Office Tang Center Fall Semester 2013 #12;Health Care vs. Health Insurance Health Care is... Provision of Medical Services by 颅 Private Physicians & Hospitals

Kammen, Daniel M.

438

Building the national health information infrastructure for personal health, health care services, public health, and research  

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Abstract Background Improving health in our nation requires strengthening four major domains of the health care system: personal health management, health care delivery, public health, and health-related research. Many avoidable shortcomings...

Detmer, Don E

2003-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

439

environmental health The Local Board of Health  

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environmental health The Local Board of Health Environmental Health Primer Second Edition #12;The Local Board of Health Environmental Health Primer Second Edition Author Carrie Hribar, MA Project Director 锟 Public Health Policy National Association of Local Boards of Health Editor Mark Schultz, MEd

440

E-Print Network 3.0 - administration health care Sample Search...  

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health care Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: administration health care Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 College of Health and Human...

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Eighth Annual National Conference on Health Disparities | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Truly healthy communities and their citizen leaders recognize the roles that human health, environmental quality, environmental justice, and economic development play in...

442

Analysis of long-term impacts of TRU waste remaining at generator/storage sites for No Action Alternative 2  

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This report is a supplement to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Disposal-Phase Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS-II). Described herein are the underlying information, data, and assumptions used to estimate the long-term human-health impacts from exposure to radionuclides and hazardous chemicals in transuranic (TRU) waste remaining at major generator/storage sites after loss of institutional control under No Action Alternative 2. Under No Action Alternative 2, TRU wastes would not be emplaced at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) but would remain at generator/storage sites in surface or near-surface storage. Waste generated at smaller sites would be consolidated at the major generator/storage sites. Current TRU waste management practices would continue, but newly generated waste would be treated to meet the WIPP waste acceptance criteria. For this alternative, institutional control was assumed to be lost 100 years after the end of the waste generation period, with exposure to radionuclides and hazardous chemicals in the TRU waste possible from direct intrusion and release to the surrounding environment. The potential human-health impacts from exposure to radionuclides and hazardous chemicals in TRU waste were analyzed for two different types of scenarios. Both analyses estimated site-specific, human-health impacts at seven major generator/storage sites: the Hanford Site (Hanford), Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS), and Savannah River Site (SRS). The analysis focused on these seven sites because 99 % of the estimated TRU waste volume and inventory would remain there under the assumptions of No Action Alternative 2.

Buck, J.W.; Bagaasen, L.M.; Bergeron, M.P.; Streile, G.P. [and others

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Introducing the journal of compassionate health care  

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The inspiration for this new open access journal, Journal of Compassionate Health Care emerged from the apparent need to restore humanity to healthcare, particularly within a period of austerity that has been aff...

Sue Shea; Christos Lionis

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Putting mHealth in Public Health  

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Advances in mobile technologies have the potential to transform public health today and for the future. However, the potential and promise of mHealth in public health initiatives are not guaranteed. ... Health an...

Donna Malvey; Donna J. Slovensky

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed McIntosh Unit 4 Pressurized Circulating Fluidized Bed Demonstration Project, March 25, 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10 10 Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 58 / Friday, March 26, 1999 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed McIntosh Unit 4 Pressurized Circulating Fluidized Bed Demonstration Project AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), and the DOE NEPA regulations (10 CFR Part 1021), to assess the potential environmental and human health impacts of a proposed project to expand the C. D. McIntosh, Jr. Power

446

Engineered nanoparticles in wastewater and wastewater sludge - Evidence and impacts  

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Nanotechnology has widespread application in agricultural, environmental and industrial sectors ranging from fabrication of molecular assemblies to microbial array chips. Despite the booming application of nanotechnology, there have been serious implications which are coming into light in the recent years within different environmental compartments, namely air, water and soil and its likely impact on the human health. Health and environmental effects of common metals and materials are well-known, however, when the metals and materials take the form of nanoparticles - consequential hazards based on shape and size are yet to be explored. The nanoparticles released from different nanomaterials used in our household and industrial commodities find their way through waste disposal routes into the wastewater treatment facilities and end up in wastewater sludge. Further escape of these nanoparticles into the effluent will contaminate the aquatic and soil environment. Hence, an understanding of the presence, behavior and impact of these nanoparticles in wastewater and wastewater sludge is necessary and timely. Despite the lack of sufficient literature, the present review attempts to link various compartmentalization aspects of the nanoparticles, their physical properties and toxicity in wastewater and wastewater sludge through simile drawn from other environmental streams.

Brar, Satinder K., E-mail: satinder.brar@ete.inrs.c [INRS-ETE, Universite du Quebec, 490, Rue de la Couronne, Quebec, G1K 9A9 (Canada); Verma, Mausam [Department of Biological Engineering, Sexton Campus, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 2X4 (Canada); Tyagi, R.D. [INRS-ETE, Universite du Quebec, 490, Rue de la Couronne, Quebec, G1K 9A9 (Canada); Surampalli, R.Y. [US Environmental Protection Agency, P.O. Box 17-2141, Kansas City, KS 66117 (United States)

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

447

Economic Impacts  

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Impacts Annual federal research budget 399.4 million American Recovery and Reinvestment stimulus an additional 8,000 Employees * Total 1,945 * Living in Fox Valley or western...

448

Health Fairs and Screenings - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Wellness > Health Fairs and Screenings Health Education & Wellness Downloads & Patient Materials Health & Productivity Health Calculators & Logs Health Coaching Health Fairs and...

449

College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection  

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with a variety of topics including substance abuse, worksite health promotion, health care cost containment the importance of health care as well as the promotion, protection and maintenance of health. Without a doubt things in the area of health promotion and health care. As the COHS look to the future, we need to take

Barrash, Warren

450

Global Health Research | 2 Global Health Research  

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Global Health Research | 2 Global Health Research Supporting researchers in low- and middle-income countries to carry out health- related research within their own countries. Gl bal Health #12;3 | Global Health Research #12;Global Health Research | 4 We are a global charitable foundation dedicated

Rambaut, Andrew

451

HEALTH ECONOMICS Health Econ. (in press)  

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health services/economics; costs and cost analysis; health services/utilization; quality of health careHEALTH ECONOMICS Health Econ. (in press) Published online in Wiley InterScience (www and ROBERT BLACKb a Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School

Scharfstein, Daniel

452

Conrad (Dan) Volz, DrPH, MPH Department of Environmental and Occupational Health,  

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of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, cdv5@pitt.edu Director- Center for Healthy Environments://fractracker.org http://data.fractracker.org Marcellus Shale Gas Extraction; Public Health Impacts and Visualizations Associated with Intense Marcellus Shale Gas Production 1. Community and behavioral health impacts. 2

Sibille, Etienne

453

Study downplays health concerns  

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A government-funded study has concluded that reformulated gasoline containing methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) does not increase short-term health risks when compared with gasoline that does not contain the additive. The study, performed by the Health Effects Institute (Cambridge, MA), compared data from dozens of animal, human, and epidemiological studies of health effects linked to oxygenates, including MTBE and ethanol, but did not find enough evidence to warrant an immediate reduction in oxygenate use. However, the study did recommend that additional research be conducted on possible health consequences associated with the gasoline additives, including neurotoxic effects, if oxygenates continue to be used long term. Oxygenates have been used in gasoline since 1992, when EPA mandated that several municipalities use MTBE or other oxygenates in reformulated gasoline to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and meet Clean Air Act requirements. Shortly after the program began, residents in areas where the oxygenates were used complained of nausea, headaches, and dizziness. The institute says the study--funded by EPA and the Centers for Disease Control--will be used for a broader review of gasoline oxygenates by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Stringer, J.

1996-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

454

Economic Impact Report BInghamton UnIvERsIty  

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Economic Impact Report 2007 #12;BInghamton UnIvERsIty 8:1 return on investment The term "return will be returned to the state economy and $6 to the local economy -- delivering an economic impact of $8.65 billion as an engine of economic growth that improves the financial health of our region and state. EconomIc Impact

Suzuki, Masatsugu

455

Health Plans | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Health Plans Health Plans Health Plans A side-by side benefit comparison for medical, vision, and prescription drugs is provided here for your information. A similar comparison is provided for the two dental plans. The plans are available to employees and pre-65 retirees. As required under health care reform, employer group health plans must complete a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document for each medical plan offered in 2014. The SBC must be provided to plan participants. This requirement applies even if the plan benefits are not changing. The Y-12 health plans impacted by the 2014 health reform notice requirements are the medical and prescription drug benefit plans. If the medical and prescription benefits are not changing, then they are referred to as "grandfathered" plans, and participants must be told the benefits

456

Office of Domestic and International Health Studies  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Office of Domestic and International Health Studies engages in the conduct of international scientific studies that may provide new knowledge and information about the human response to ionizing radiation in the workplace or people exposed in communities as a result of nuclear accidents, including providing health and environmental monitoring services to populations specified by law.

457

Musculoskeletal health and work ability in physically demanding occupations: study protocol for a prospective field study on construction and health care workers  

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Musculoskeletal disorders have a profound impact on individual health, sickness absence and early retirement, particularly in physically demanding occupations. Demographics are changing in the developed countr...

Lars-Kristian Lunde; Markus Koch; Stein Knardahl; Morten W鎟sted

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Environmental impacts of utility-scale solar energy  

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Abstract Renewable energy is a promising alternative to fossil fuel-based energy, but its development can require a complex set of environmental tradeoffs. A recent increase in solar energy systems, especially large, centralized installations, underscores the urgency of understanding their environmental interactions. Synthesizing literature across numerous disciplines, we review direct and indirect environmental impacts both beneficial and adverse of utility-scale solar energy (USSE) development, including impacts on biodiversity, land-use and land-cover change, soils, water resources, and human health. Additionally, we review feedbacks between USSE infrastructure and land-atmosphere interactions and the potential for USSE systems to mitigate climate change. Several characteristics and development strategies of USSE systems have low environmental impacts relative to other energy systems, including other renewables. We show opportunities to increase USSE environmental co-benefits, the permitting and regulatory constraints and opportunities of USSE, and highlight future research directions to better understand the nexus between USSE and the environment. Increasing the environmental compatibility of USSE systems will maximize the efficacy of this key renewable energy source in mitigating climatic and global environmental change.

R.R. Hernandez; S.B. Easter; M.L. Murphy-Mariscal; F.T. Maestre; M. Tavassoli; E.B. Allen; C.W. Barrows; J. Belnap; R. Ochoa-Hueso; S. Ravi; M.F. Allen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Yahoo! Health News: Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail  

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Yahoo! Health News: Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail Search 路 Encyclopedia A-Z 路 Health News via RSS 路 Recipes HealthDay All HealthDay News Rat Whiskers Give Clues, Feb. 2 (HealthDayNews) -- A rat's whiskers may hold vital clues to a debilitating human disorder

Kleinfeld, David

460

TAO: Impact  

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Impact Impact Home Download Documentation Publications Referencing TAO Impact Who We Are Acknowledgements License Contact Us Research and Publications that make use of TAO Dressed TDDFT study of low-lying electronic excited states in selected linear polyenes and diphenylopolyenes, Mazur, G., Makowski, M., W脜聜odarczyk, R., and Aoki, Y., International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 111, 4, 819--825, 2011. BibTeX Secondary thermal cracks in EGS: a variational approach, Bourdin, B., Knepley, M., and Maurini, C., Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the Geothermal resources council, 2010. BibTeX Adaptive Real-Time Bioheat Transfer Models for Computer Driven MR-guided Laser Induced Thermal Therapy, Fuentes, D., Feng, Y., Elliott, A., Shetty, A., McNichols, R. J., Oden, J. T., and Stafford, R. J., IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 5, 1024--1030, 2010. BibTeX

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Health Effects  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) administers research programs and monitoring activities, both domestic and international, that support the protection and promotion of the health of DOE workers, their families, and residents of neighboring communities near DOE sites, affected by exposure to hazardous materials from DOE sites or a result of nuclear weapons testing, use or accident.

462

Health Primers  

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... THE proverb that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing is especially true in regard to matters connected with ... thing is especially true in regard to matters connected with health, and it might therefore be supposed that the issue of a series of ...

T. L. B.

1879-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

463

Human viruses: discovery and emergence  

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...whether or not it poses a risk to humans, would be...will pose a serious risk to public health but...situation will require both political will and considerable investment in infrastructure...Woolhouse, M. E. J. 2001 Risk factors for human disease...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Human Disturbance Influences Reproductive Success and Growth Rate in California Sea Lions (Zalophus  

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(Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Increased human presence was associated that explicitly consider the potential impact of human activities such as ecotourism on vertebrate populations

Gerber, Leah R.

465

Can you recognize victims of human trafficking among the  

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health provider, you can help liberate victims of human trafficking. Health Problems Common in Victims because they are often forced to live and work in dangerous conditions, putting them at greater risk for, phobias and panic attacks Preventive health care for victims of human trafficking is virtually non

Kay, Mark A.

466

Environmental Safety and Health Analytical Laboratory, Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas. Final Environmental Assessment  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) of the construction and operation of an Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) Analytical Laboratory and subsequent demolition of the existing Analytical Chemistry Laboratory building at Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas. In accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality requirements contained in 40 CFR 1500--1508.9, the Environmental Assessment examined the environmental impacts of the Proposed Action and discussed potential alternatives. Based on the analysis of impacts in the EA, conducting the proposed action, construction of an analytical laboratory and demolition of the existing facility, would not significantly effect the quality of the human environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations in 40 CFR 1508.18 and 1508.27.

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1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Nanoparticles, human health hazard and regulation  

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...testing is necessary before they enter the market. Whether this situation continues remains...the materials being developed for the market. Both are complex, and some of the issues...241-247. Lucking, A. J. , 2008 Diesel exhaust inhalation increases thrombus...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Communities: Human Health and Community Development Webinar ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

goals of strengthening our economy, creating good jobs now while providing a foundation for lasting prosperity, using energy more efficiently to secure energy independence,...

469

Medi, Human Robot Interaction in Pediatric Health  

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; Social Robots. ACM Classification Keywords H.5.m. Information interfaces and presentation (e.g., HCI

Greenberg, Saul

470

Seafood Safety and Human Health Implications  

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Current projections for the twenty-first century show that global warming will accelerate, with stronger storms, extreme precipitation, dry spells and rising sea levels as the primary symptoms. Such changes will ...

Ant髇io Marques; Rui Rosa; Maria Leonor Nunes

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Western Human Resources Occupational Health and Safety  

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Wavelength (nm) Power/Energy Open Enclosed Embedded Note: For each laser/laser system, a Laser Beam. Training/Experience Regarding Lasers/Laser Systems and Western Laser Safety Training Date of the Applicant or Contact Person before operating lasers/laser systems. 3 Western Laser workers who will use an open laser

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

472

Technology's Impact on Production  

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As part of a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) - entitled Technology's Impact on Production: Developing Environmental Solutions at the State and National Level - the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) has been tasked with assisting state governments in the effective, efficient, and environmentally sound regulation of the exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil, specifically in relation to orphaned and abandoned wells and wells nearing the end of productive life. Project goals include: (1) Developing (a) a model framework for prioritization and ranking of orphaned or abandoned well sites; (b) a model framework for disbursement of Energy Policy Act of 2005 funding; and (c) a research study regarding the current status of orphaned wells in the nation. (2) Researching the impact of new technologies on environmental protection from a regulatory perspective. Research will identify and document (a) state reactions to changing technology and knowledge; (b) how those reactions support state environmental conservation and public health; and (c) the impact of those reactions on oil and natural gas production. (3) Assessing emergent technology issues associated with wells nearing the end of productive life. Including: (a) location of orphaned and abandoned well sites; (b) well site remediation; (c) plugging materials; (d) plug placement; (e) the current regulatory environment; and (f) the identification of emergent technologies affecting end of life wells. New Energy Technologies - Regulating Change, is the result of research performed for Tasks 2 and 3.

Rachel Amann; Ellis Deweese; Deborah Shipman

2009-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

473

College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection  

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today. In politics, in education, in health care, in society in general we are so turned inwardCollege of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection 1 Dean's Message College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection April/May 2010 Volume VIII (8) WOW! Spring semester of 2010 is almost

Barrash, Warren

474

College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection  

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College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection 1 Dean's Message College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection April 2011 Volume IX (4) The end of the spring semester is quickly approaching accreditation review. Similarly, the Environmental and Occupational Health program also had a very positive

Barrash, Warren

475

College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection  

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, College of Health Sciences. 路 "Innovative Ways to Address Idaho's Healthcare Needs: Long-Term CareCollege of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection 1 Dean's Message College of Health Sciences Health Sciences Connection February 2011 Volume IX (3) Since the last COHS newsletter, the faculty

Barrash, Warren

476

Students' Health Service Hampton House Health Centre  

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.bristol.ac.uk/infectious-diseases/meningitis www.bristol.ac.uk/infectious-diseases/mumps www.bristol.ac.uk/infectious-diseases/measles. Health care / Health care Student support Health care Registering with a doctor It is important that you register' Health Service The Students' Health Service (SHS) offers full general practice care, including: 路travel

Bristol, University of

477

Public Health Conferences GENERAL PUBLIC HEALTH  

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Public Health Conferences GENERAL PUBLIC HEALTH Michigan's Premier Public Health Conference.sph.umich.edu/scr/news_events/event.cfm?ID=2631 American Public Health Association (APHA) 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition: October 27-31, 2012 in San Francisco, CA o http://www.apha.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting/ Global Health & Innovation 2013

Kamat, Vineet R.

478

Health Research National Institute for Health Research  

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Embedding Health Research National Institute for Health Research Annual Report 2009/10 #12;Contents National Institute for Health Research Annual Report 2009/10 1 Foreword 2 The National Institute for Health to the NHS 40 Section 4: Strengthening health policy 54 Section 5: Changing NHS practice 64 Financial summary

Diggle, Peter J.

479

Education Spending: Impacts on Human Capital Development  

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87% 12% 0% 19% 9 Estonia 98% 0% 2% N/A 10 Finland 93% 7% 0% 5% 11 France 79% 21% 1% 22% 12 Germany 93% 7% 0% 12% 13 Hungary 89% 11% 0% 0% 14 Iceland 96% 4% 0% 0% 15 Ireland 99% 0% 1% N/A 16 Israel 100% 0% 0% 18% 17 Italy 94% 0% 5% 0% 18...

Struminger, Rhonda

2013-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

480

Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems  

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PC 3 = 13.0 colsiz b agg sex CF6 wwbio CF3 CS4 CF4 F1 repCF3 CS1 CF4 CF2 CS2 F2 den sex CS2 den F2 CF6 wwbio CF5 denCF1 sex CS3 CS1 agg CF2 CF4 CF3 CF6 CF2 colsiz zoo Life

Hardt, Marah Justine

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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counselling health promotion  

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health and counselling services health promotion 10 Ways to get active Most people find that huff and puff stuff a few times a week and make it last for 15 minutes or more each time. students.sfu.ca/health counselling health promotion physiotherapy health clinic #12;health and counselling services health promotion

482

Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) | Department of Energy  

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Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Environmental Impact Statements are detailed written statements that are required by section 102(2)(C) of NEPA for a proposed major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. If you have any trouble finding a specific document, please contact AskNEPA@hq.doe.gov for assistance. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 1, 1999 EIS-0222: Final Environmental Impact Statement Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington August 1, 1999 EIS-0285: Draft Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program (August 1999) August 1, 1999 EIS-0289: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

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Written emotional expression and health: efficacy of treatment implementation via mail  

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Studies examining the impact of written emotional expression on health have demonstrated repeatedly that writing about emotional experiences produces positive health effects compared to writing about non-emotional topics. The present study...

Brown, Erin Leigh

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR EMPLOYEE'S PREGNANCY DISABILITY  

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CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR EMPLOYEE'S PREGNANCY DISABILITY HUMAN RESOURCES Employee this form to your medical provider. Section II must be fully completed by the health care provider Department/College name: Campus Phone: I authorize my health care provider to complete this form and provide

Eirinaki, Magdalini

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Communication and Effectiveness in Primary Health Jean Carletta  

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Communication and Effectiveness in Primary Health Care Teams Jean Carletta Human Communication.Carletta@edinburgh.ac.uk ABSTRACT Primary health care team members need to communicate effectively with each other in order of cross-disciplinary team meetings, we describe communication in primary health care teams, explore

Carletta, Jean

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ORISE: Health Literacy Development  

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Literacy Development While health disparities may be attributed to a number of factors, health literacy development and access to health information can help special populations...

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Mental health in schools and public health  

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Corporation; 1989. Public Health Reports / May朖une 2006 /comes in part from the Of?ce of Adolescent Health, Maternaland Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act),

Adelman, Howard S; Taylor, Linda

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidative Potential and Inflammatory Impacts of Source Apportioned Ambient Air Pollution in Beijing  

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Air pollution exposure is associated with a range of adverse health impacts. Knowledge of the chemical components and sources of air pollution most responsible for these health effects could lead to an improved understanding of the mechanisms of such ...

Qingyang Liu; Jill Baumgartner; Yuanxun Zhang; Yanju Liu; Yongjun Sun; Meigen Zhang

2014-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigating the Social and Environmental Impacts of Multimodal Freight Corridor Operations at Southern California Ports  

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SPBP freight traffic, air pollution, and the health of localSPBP freight traffic, air pollution, and the health of localhealth impact assessment to quantitatively assess the characteristics of the populations bearing the brunt of air pollution

Recker, Will W

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pregnancy Ecologies As Teachable Moments For The Lifecourse: Changing The mHealth Design Paradigm  

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I investigate the potential for mobile health communication and social collaboration technologies (mHealth) to have a positive impact on pregnancy for lower-income American women. Recognizing that pregnancy is more than medical health, I set out to understand ... Keywords: design paradigms, health and wellness, life course management, mhealth, mixed methods, pregnancy

Tamara Peyton

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OIL EXPOSURE AND CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS ON INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA.  

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??There is an ongoing discussion on whether the activity of oil companies and its environmental impacts are a threat for the health of the populations (more)

Gascon Merlos, M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neighborhood Disorder and Health: The Mediating Effects of Powerlessness and Psychological Distress.  

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?? How does living in a dangerous community impact a person抯 physical health? Research shows that people living in neighborhoods that they perceive to be (more)

Hennessee, Kimberly K.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Health Square: a new Health Promotion Setting?.  

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??Health Square is a new health promotion setting in Sweden. Health Squares are meeting places for health; offering activities such as information on health management, (more)

Mahmud, Amina; Olander, Ewy; Haglund, Bo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exposure information in environmental health research: Current opportunities and future directions for particulate matter, ozone, and toxic air pollutants  

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Understanding and quantifying outdoor and indoor sources of human exposure are essential but often not adequately addressed in health-effects studies for air pollution. Air pollution epidemiology, risk assessment, health tracking and accountability assessments are examples of health-effects studies that require but often lack adequate exposure information. Recent advances in exposure modeling along with better information on time-activity and exposure factors data provide us with unique opportunities to improve the assignment of exposures for both future and ongoing studies linking air pollution to health impacts. In September 2006, scientists from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with scientists from the academic community and state health departments convened a symposium on air pollution exposure and health in order to identify, evaluate, and improve current approaches for linking air pollution exposures to disease. This manuscript presents the key issues, challenges and recommendations identified by the exposure working group, who used cases studies of particulate matter, ozone, and toxic air pollutant exposure to evaluate health-effects for air pollution. One of the over-arching lessons of this workshop is that obtaining better exposure information for these different health-effects studies requires both goal-setting for what is needed and mapping out the transition pathway from current capabilities to meeting these goals. Meeting our long-term goals requires definition of incremental steps that provide useful information for the interim and move us toward our long-term goals. Another over-arching theme among the three different pollutants and the different health study approaches is the need for integration among alternate exposure assessment approaches. For example, different groups may advocate exposure indicators, biomonitoring, mapping methods (GIS), modeling, environmental media monitoring, and/or personal exposure modeling. However, emerging research reveals that the greatest progress comes from integration among two or more of these efforts.

McKone, Thomas E.; Ryan, P. Barry; Ozkaynak, Haluk

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY  

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Department of Occupational Health and Safety Revised December 2009 #12;Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management System 1. Introduction.............................................................................................................. 3 2.2 Management of Health and Safety

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Fact Sheet HEALTH SCIENCE  

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路 Long Term Care Administrator 路 Training Coordinator 路 Clinical Health Education Specialist 路 Health Media Director 路 Long Term Care Facilities Manager Fact Sheet HEALTH SCIENCE Highlights 路 Health Science

Su, Xiao

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Health and Safety Research Division progress report, October 1, 1988--March 31, 1990  

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The Health and Safety Research Division (HASRD) of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) continues to maintain an outstanding program of basic and applied research displaying a high level of creativity and achievement as documented by awards, publications, professional service, and successful completion of variety of projects. Our focus is on human health and the scientific basis for measurement and assessment of health-related impacts of energy technologies. It is our custom to publish a division progress report every 18 months that summarizes our programmatic progress and other measures of achievement over the reporting period. Since it is not feasible to summarize in detail all of our work over the period covered by this report (October 1, 1988, to March 30, 1990), we intend this document to point the way to the expensive open literature that documents our findings. During the reporting period the Division continued to maintain strong programs in its traditional areas of R D, but also achieved noteworthy progress in other areas. Much of the Division's work on site characterization, development of new field instruments, compilation of data bases, and methodology development fits into this initiative. Other new work in tunneling microscopy in support of DOE's Human Genome Program and the comprehensive R D work related to surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy have attained new and exciting results. These examples of our progress and numerous other activities are highlighted in this report.

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1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transforming Health Research  

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Transforming Health Research the first two years National Institute for Health Research Progress For Information R OCR R ef: 0 Gateway R ef: 9298 Title Transforming Health Research the first two years. Health Institute for Health Research Progress Report i Transforming Health Research the first two years National

Diggle, Peter J.

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Global Health Seminar Series  

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Bay Area Global Health Seminar Series Moving beyond millennium targets in global health: The challenges of investing in health and universal health coverage Although targets can help to focus global health efforts, they can also detract attention from deeper underlying challenges in global health

Klein, Ophir

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Economic Impact Reporting Framework  

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Economic Impact Reporting Framework 2007/08 November 2008 #12;#12;Economic Impact Reporting Framework 2007/08 #12;STFC Economic Impact Reporting Framework 2007/08 Contents: Introduction..............................................................................................................................................2 1: Overall Economic Impacts