#NHEW | Friday, October 19

The impact on environmental health 

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@SOPHEtweets viruses are believed to be the major cause of swimming-associated illnesses, & are responsible for gastroenteritis, hepatitis, respiratory illness, & ear, nose, & throat problems #NHEW

Did you know many coastal communities don’t regularly test their recreational waters for bacteria that could make you sick? #NHEW

Did you know that poor air quality inside a school can trigger asthma symptoms? Join @SOPHEtweets webinar today to discuss environmental health and asthma #NHEW

Poor air quality inside a school can trigger asthma symptoms. @SOPHEtweets concludes #NHEW with a webinar discussing environmental health & asthma

Urge your congressperson to support the Climate Change Health Protection & Promotion Act of 2017. A bill to direct @HHSGov to develop a national strategic action plan for addressing the public health impacts of climate change #NHEW @SOPHEtweets #myimpact

@GoHealthyPeople Healthy People 2020 aims to promote health for all through a healthy environment https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/environmental-health #NHEW @SOPHEtweet


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One way health educators teach people about the environment is talking about the health consequences it can have on people. Find out how the environment can impact your likelihood of developing asthma here https://www.epa.gov/healthresearch/asthma-research

Humans interact with the environment constantly. These interactions affect quality of life, years of healthy life lived, and health disparities – check out this video to help understand environmental health and our impact on the environment! https://vimeo.com/105682562

What is environmental health? Did you know it impacts your life every day? Check out this infographic to see how!


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Would you like to learn more about environmental health and the impact it has on asthma? For the last day of National Health Education Week, please join our webinar for more information! #NHEW #EnvironmentalHealth #asthma #ClimateChange #ClimateChangesHealth

Today is the last day of National Health Education Week and the focus is on Environmental Health! Healthy People 2020 defines environmental health as focusing on the interaction between people and the environment to prevent health issues. To learn more information, check out Healthy People 2020 environmental health resource page! #NHEW #EnvironmentalHealth #asthma #ClimateChange #ClimateChangesHealth https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/environmental-health

Today is the last day of National Health Education Week and the focus is on environmental health. Do you ever wonder what could be done to improve your environmental health? the National Institute of Health has provided an Environmental Wellness Toolkit. Please check it out for more information. #NHEW #EnvironmentalHealth #asthma #ClimateChange #ClimateChangesHealth https://www.nih.gov/health-information/environmental-wellness-toolkit


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