Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Hot, Dusty, and Smoky: Navigating Extremes, Climate Change Impacts on OEH

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Climate change is pressing public health crisis that is already impacting the world of work. Join the Northern California Centers for Occupational and Environmental Health for a deep dive into the chemical, biological, and physical hazards of navigating climate extremes. Learn about the rising prevalence of Valley Fever, a fungal infection caused by inhaling dust or soil particles, particularly in drought-affected regions. Discuss the impacts of rising temperatures on worker safety, heat-related illness, and...

Cooking Behaviors Contribute to Particulate Matter Levels in the Homes of Urban Asthmatic Children in California

Holm SM
Balmes JR
Seto E
Gillette D
Lindeman D
Hartin K
Fong E

Poster Presentation at the American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference in Washington DC