Explore BrainMass

Adverse Health Effects due to Environmental Pollution

This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

How does environmental pollution result in adverse health effects for individuals and communities? Cite examples of ways that environmental pollution may be combatted using primary, secondary, and tertiary methods of prevention.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 22, 2019, 1:57 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Environmental pollution can result in adverse health effects for individuals and communities due to the fact that environmental pollution can pollute or poison the sources of drinking water for these individuals and communities. When drinking water is polluted many different kinds of detrimental health effects can take place such as cancer developing within individual due to the consumption of water containing toxic substances, as well as detrimental effects upon the brains and nervous systems of individuals due to toxic amounts of lead within drinking water. Environmental pollution can also result in adverse ...