pollution

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Synonyms for pollution

undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities

the state of being polluted

the act of contaminating or polluting

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The bill mandates the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) to issue appropriate environmental and public health standards with an adequate margin of safety, protecting children and other vulnerable subpopulations that are at greater risk from exposure to environmental pollutants.
KEY WORDS: anti-inflammatory nutrients, environmental pollutants, nutrition, risk assessment, risk reduction.
Washington, Feb 22 ( ANI ): The levels of the environmental pollutant perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) that mothers have in their blood during pregnancy may increase the risk of obesity in their daughters, a new study has revealed.
It contains herbs and nutrients that get into tissues and remove contaminants from environmental pollutants to the residues from pharmaceuticals.
Evidence that PCB exposure may have adverse effects on the immune function in children therefore suggests that vaccine effectiveness may be an additional reason to prevent exposures to PCBs and other environmental pollutants.
Environmental Pollutants and Their Impact on Human Health" will discuss environmental pollutants in the home, school, work settings and recreational areas that impact health, especially of the pregnant woman, fetus, infant and child.
This research project will provide valuable information which could be the first step towards reducing the risk of exposure of pregnant women to environmental pollutants and so increasing their children's chances of a healthier life.
That's what chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology did in order to prepare a new measurement tool for environmental pollutants.
The directors should be aware of the standards of their industry and other industries which deal with similar environmental pollutants or risks.
Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment is a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of environmental pollutants that are of current concern to human health.
The strain can produce non-toxic, comparatively inexpensive "rhamnolipids," and effectively help degrade polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs - environmental pollutants that are one of the most harmful aspects of oil spills.
It is becoming increasingly clear that nutrition can modulate the toxicity of environmental pollutants.
The startling claim is made by a US scientist who has investigated the effects of environmental pollutants on unborn mice.
EPA scientists and others assessing cancer risk from exposures to environmental pollutants.
Researchers say tortoises face many threats: a deadly respiratory disease blamed on pet tortoises let loose in the desert, environmental pollutants such as lead and cadmium, off-road vehicles and Army tanks, loss of habitat to urban development and even migrant ravens that eat soft-shell babies.
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