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This course introduces students to environmental effects on human health. Students gain an understanding of the impact of natural environmental factors and pollutants on human disease as well as formulate possible solutions to the major environmental health problems facing individuals and communities in industrialized and developing countries. Lecture topics include the effects of the environmental pollutants and chemicals on human health such as asbestos, lead, pesticides and tobacco. Students examine health issues through various case studies with an emphasis on possible future approaches to control health problems influenced by the environment.