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Environmental Health

Summary

Our environment affects our health. If parts of the environment, like the air, water, or soil become polluted, it can lead to health problems. For example, asthma pollutants and chemicals in the air or in the home can trigger asthma attacks.

Some environmental risks are a part of the natural world, like radon in the soil. Others are the result of human activities, like lead poisoning from paint, or exposure to asbestos or mercury from mining or industrial use.

NIH: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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  • new Essential Oils From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
  • new Soy Infant Formula From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

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