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Environmental Medicine

  • Accomplishments of Environmental Medicine

    One highlight: Exposure to fine particles, sulfur dioxide, and acid aerosols has been linked to an increase in respiratory symptoms and reduced lung capacity.

  • Air Pollution

    Detailed information on air pollution and air pollution prevention

  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

    Detailed information on multiple chemical sensitivity

  • Conditions Investigated by Environmental Medicine Programs

    Allergies, asthma, heart disease, and cancer are among the long list of health conditions with ties to environmental factors.

  • Epidemiology

    Epidemiology is the study of the occurrence of disease in people, and the use of that information to control health problems.

  • Environmental Disease Factors

    Detailed information on environmental disease factors, including mold, air pollution, asthma triggers, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead poisoning, radon, multiple chemical sensitivity, electric and magnetic fields, and Gulf war syndrome

  • Electric and Magnetic Fields

    Detailed information on electric and magnetic fields

  • Gulf War Syndrome

    Detailed information on Gulf war syndrome, including symptoms, causes, treatment, and research

  • Home Page - Environmental Medicine

    Detailed information on environmental disease factors, including mold, air pollution, asthma triggers, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead poisoning, radon, multiple chemical sensitivity, electric and magnetic fields, and Gulf war syndrome

  • Molds in the Environment

    Molds are found everywhere in the environment, both indoors and outdoors, and throughout the year.

  • Online Resources - Environmental Medicine

    List of online resources to find additional information on environmental medicine

  • Radon

    Detailed information on radon and radon testing

  • Topic Index - Environmental Medicine

    Detailed information on environmental disease factors, including mold, air pollution, asthma triggers, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead poisoning, radon, multiple chemical sensitivity, electric and magnetic fields, and Gulf war syndrome

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when carbon monoxide (CO) fumes are inhaled.

  • Lead Poisoning

    Detailed information on lead poisoning