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UBC School of Population and Public Health - How low to go? Assessing the health effects of low levels of air pollution

The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year.Title: How low to go? Assessing the…
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Webinar: Health Emergency Management BC: Season Readiness for Wildfire Smoke

Wildfire smoke causes episodes of the worst air quality that most people in British Columbia (BC) will ever experience. Research from BC and around the world has shown that wildfire smoke exposure is…
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What Do We Know about the Risk of Asthma and the Environment (Air Pollution)? A Population-based Approach

Topics: Outdoor Air
Outdoor air pollution is a major cause of death and disease globally. The health effects range from increased hospital admissions and emergency room visits, to increased risk of premature death.…
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Wildfire Smoke and Health

The frequency and intensity of Canadian wildfires is increasing as a consequence of the changing global climate, as well as long-standing forest management practices (Flannigan et al., 2013). Fires…
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Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health

Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes…
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