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  • inhalation
  • For this analysis, a storm-related CO exposure was defined as evidence of inhalation of CO (e.g., self-reported activation of a CO detector) that was related to the storm. (cdc.gov)
  • findings
  • Recent findings include the increased growth of allergenic plants in response to higher carbon dioxide levels and warmer temperatures. (springer.com)
  • These findings underscore the need for effective prevention messages during storm preparation, warnings, and response periods regarding the correct use of generators and the installation and maintenance of battery-powered CO detectors. (cdc.gov)
  • concentrations
  • These include use of computational and probabilistic dose-response methods to improve upon existing toxicity values, working with the Center's Exposure Science Core to convert between environmental concentrations and population exposures, working with the Center's Data Science Core to develop computational read-across approaches, and supporting economic impact modeling conducted by collaborators at the University of North Carolina. (sra.org)
  • toxic
  • What would an effective grassroots strategy for the protection of people and ecosystems from toxic exposures look like? (counterpunch.org)
  • Studies have shown that people who are atopic (sensitive), already suffer from allergies , asthma , or compromised immune systems and occupy damp or moldy buildings are at an increased risk of health problems such as inflammatory and toxic responses to mold spores, metabolites and other components. (wikipedia.org)
  • level of exposure
  • Sample results that were obtained over a period of less than 8 hours are extrapolated to provide an 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) by assuming that the same level of exposure continued for the full 8-hour shift. (osha.gov)
  • concern
  • There's tremendous concern about the nature of the exposures going on right now given what we don't know about the constituents of the crude," said Hughes, whose presentation included a photograph of a response worker's hands drenched in red-brown liquid oil. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The concern over radon exposure and its health effects may vary according to people's level of knowledge and receptivity. (neha.org)
  • contamination
  • What kind of chemical contamination has occurred after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma? (sra.org)
  • The newly established Texas A&M University Superfund Research Center ( https://superfund.tamu.edu/ ) investigates the impacts of environmental emergency-related contamination events, such as those that occurred after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. (sra.org)
  • This position offers excellent exposure to inter-/trans-disciplinary team science, integrating data and expertise across the source-to-outcome continuum to address the critical emerging risk of catastrophic chemical contamination events caused by natural and man-made disasters. (sra.org)
  • Sandy
  • The death of two children swept from their mothers arms into the raging waters of Hurricane Sandy made headlines around the world and caused many to reflect on the implications of climate change. (academicpeds.org)
  • surveillance
  • To assess the impact of storm-related CO exposures and to enhance prevention efforts, CDC analyzed data from five disparate surveillance sources on CO exposures reported during September 13--26 in counties of southeast Texas that were declared disaster areas by the federal government. (cdc.gov)
  • This report describes the results of that analysis, which indicated that one data source, Texas poison centers, received reports of 54 persons with storm-related CO exposures during the surveillance period. (cdc.gov)
  • Disaster Mental Health Surveillance Work Group -- works to enhance the use of disaster epidemiology tools and better integrate mental health surveillance into disaster epidemiology planning and response. (cste.org)
  • impacts
  • A central lesson of this work recognizes that a focus limited to perturbations and stressors is insufficient for understanding the impacts on and responses of the affected system or its components ( 15 - 17 ). (pnas.org)
  • Past quantitative applications of this model in environmental and climate impact assessment generally emphasized exposure and sensitivity to perturbations and stressors ( 20 , 21 ) and worked from the hazard to the impacts. (pnas.org)
  • quantitative
  • rats for general download assessment of directions in microgravity and( A), quantitative threat( B), and leadership( C) indicated classified by ICP-AES and look served as physicochemical website common ability of police. (prigsbee.com)
  • PTSD
  • Current evidence-based treatments for PTSD, such as prolonged exposure and cognitive processing therapy, utilize fear memory extinction and reconsolidation but do not target sleep symptoms. (cstsonline.org)
  • In year two (2016), a self-assessment questionnaire including flooding-related exposures and validated instruments to screen for probable anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was sent to all participants who consented to further follow-up. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Exposure to flooding was associated with a higher odds of anxiety (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 5.2 95%, 95% CI 1.7-16.3) and depression (aOR 8.7, 95% CI 1.9-39.8) but not PTSD. (beds.ac.uk)
  • sensitivity
  • Foundational RH models ( Fig. 1 ) sought to understand the impact of a hazard as a function of exposure to the hazard event and the dose-response (sensitivity) of the entity exposed ( 18 , 19 ). (pnas.org)
  • A person's reaction to mold depends on their sensitivity and other health conditions, the amount of mold present, length of exposure and the type of mold or mold products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exposure to mold may also cause heightened sensitivity depending on the time and nature of exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • spill response
  • What's been difficult from the human health point of view is that it's been difficult to characterize the different constituents in the crude oil," said NIEHS Worker Education Training Program director Chip Hughes during a May 25th Partnerships for Environmental Public Health update on the Gulf oil spill response. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Approaches
  • The Disaster Epidemiology Subcommittee brings together epidemiologists from across subject disciplines to share best practices and collaborate on epidemiologic approaches towards improving all-hazard disaster preparedness and response capacities at local, state, Tribal, regional, and national levels. (cste.org)
  • 2017
  • Tonga's AGO with its policies on the cybercrime-related Computer Crimes Bill even to its download assessment of directions in microgravity and physical sciences research at to Parliament during 2017. (prigsbee.com)
  • taken by this download assessment of directions, on 9 May 2017 Tonga received the anionic Pacific Island water to elucidate to the Budapest Convention. (prigsbee.com)
  • health effects
  • This report provides information on how to limit exposure to mold and how to identify and prevent mold-related health effects. (cdc.gov)
  • Evidence is included about assessing exposure, clean-up and prevention, personal protective equipment, health effects, and public health strategies and recommendations. (cdc.gov)
  • there is often great uncertainty in estimates or the types, probability, and magnitude of health effects associated with a chemical agent of the economic effects of a proposed regulatory action, and of the extent of current and possible future human exposures. (nap.edu)
  • These problems have no immediate solutions, given the many gaps in our understanding of the causal mechanisms of carcinogenesis and other health effects and in our ability to ascertain the nature or extent of the effects associated with specific exposures. (nap.edu)
  • Mold exposures have a variety of health effects depending on the person. (wikipedia.org)
  • Persons
  • In North Carolina, a reported increase in persons presenting with asthma symptoms was postulated to be caused by exposure to mold ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • harm
  • Vulnerability is the degree to which a system, subsystem, or system component is likely to experience harm due to exposure to a hazard, either a perturbation or stress/stressor. (pnas.org)
  • Hazardous
  • When workers are exposed to hazardous levels of noise, employers must enroll the workers in a hearing conservation program, similar to the one outlined in 29 CFR 1910.95(c) , OSHA's standard on occupational noise exposure. (osha.gov)
  • When mold spores are present in abnormally high quantities, they can present especially hazardous health risks to humans after prolonged exposure, including allergic reactions or poisoning by mycotoxins , or causing fungal infection ( mycosis ). (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • The results of current hurricane-related worker sampling can be found on OSHA's Website . (osha.gov)
  • In particular, Center project teams will work to measure "known-unknown" or "unknown-unknown" contaminants in and around the Houston/Galveston Bay area, expanding the current understanding of environmental exposures. (sra.org)
  • waters
  • While some debate continues over the cause of increased hurricane activity, there is little question that warming waters in the Atlantic are fueling the storms. (ohsonline.com)
  • In 2006, sea surface temperatures of Atlantic waters, where many hurricanes form, were a record 1.7 degrees above the 1901-1970 average. (ohsonline.com)
  • According to a recent study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), global warming accounted for about half of the hurricane-fueling warmth in Atlantic waters, while natural cycles were a smaller factor. (ohsonline.com)
  • human
  • Response and recovery workers typically recover human remains by manually transferring them to a body bag and stretcher. (osha.gov)
  • NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health. (nih.gov)
  • However, this report should not be relied upon as a comprehensive assessment of the environmental conditions of the City of New Orleans, or of the human health risks associated with returning to reopened portions of the City. (epa.gov)
  • This recognition requires revisions and enlargements in the basic design of vulnerability assessments, including the capacity to treat coupled human-environment systems and those linkages within and without the systems that affect their vulnerability. (pnas.org)
  • A vulnerability framework for the assessment of coupled human-environment systems is presented. (pnas.org)
  • trauma
  • Validated questionnaires were used to assess peritraumatic distress severity and to assess PTSS severity 6 weeks, 6 months, and 1 year following trauma exposure. (frontiersin.org)
  • Given that nightmares are thought to have an essential role in trauma memory maintenance, developing a treatment that activates trauma memory through exposure to nightmare images may facilitate trauma memory reconsolidation. (cstsonline.org)
  • carbon
  • Visits were included if "carbon monoxide exposure" or "carbon monoxide poisoning" was listed as the chief complaint and/or ICD-9-CM code 986 was listed as either a working or a final diagnosis. (cdc.gov)
  • officials
  • These decisions will be made by the mayor and city officials in consultation with the authorities involved in the coordinated response. (epa.gov)
  • asthma
  • 2013. Maternal exposure to combustion generated PM inhibits pulmonary Th1 maturation and concomitantly enhances postnatal asthma development in offspring. (lebonheur.org)
  • Studies have shown that a correlation exists between the probability of developing asthma and increased exposure to Penicillium . (wikipedia.org)
  • shift
  • Response and recovery workers might need to shift debris, work in water, or enter enclosed areas to access remains. (osha.gov)
  • Atlantic
  • The El Nino weather conditions that led to a quiet Atlantic hurricane season in 2006 will probably dissipate by summer, leading to above-average hurricane activity for 2007. (ohsonline.com)
  • According
  • While no hurricane touched the U.S. coastline in 2006, that unusual respite is not likely to be repeated this year, according to a forecast issued by Colorado State University's forecasting team. (ohsonline.com)
  • According to the scientific literature, exposure to BPA in adulthood has numerous effects. (counterpunch.org)
  • practices
  • Our results suggest that healthy gardening practices to reduce Pb exposure in urban community gardens should focus on encouraging cultivation of lower Pb vegetables (i.e., fruits) for adult gardeners and on covering higher Pb non-bed soils accessible to young children. (springer.com)
  • temperatures
  • Emberlin J, Detandt M, Gehrig R, Jaeger S, Nolard N, Rantio-Lehtimäki A. Responses in the start of Betula (birch) pollen seasons to recent changes in spring temperatures across Europe. (springer.com)
  • higher
  • download assessment of directions in microgravity and years for vast fields was lowest in 2001 and developed cognition higher in both 1995 and 2013( Fig 4B). (prigsbee.com)
  • Children's exposure came primarily from dust ingestion and exposure to higher Pb soil between beds. (springer.com)
  • The study identified a higher prevalence of probable psychological morbidity one year after exposure to flooding. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Strategies
  • improve prevention and mitigation strategies for future disasters and emergencies by gaining information for response preparation. (cste.org)
  • Participants
  • We calculated the prevalence and odds ratio for each outcome by exposure group relative to unaffected participants, adjusting for confounders. (beds.ac.uk)