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 October 25, 2018, 8:55 am ad1c9bdddf
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 ...
Heavy Metal Poisoning in the Environment and the Poor
What are some examples of environmental sources of exposure of populations to toxic heavy metals? What factors can exacerbate the effects of toxic exposures on populations with low socioeconomic status?View Full Posting Details