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Environmental Diseases, (PowerPoint File)

Environmental Diseases, (PowerPoint File)

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ENVIRONMENTALPATHOLOGY
Chemical and Physical Agents
Nutrition
David S. Wilkinson, MD, PhD
 
Environmental PathologyMagnitude of the Problem in US
600,000 cancer cases/year related to
chemical carcinogens (est)
400,000 deaths related to smoking
Reported Chemical Exposures
 – 
2.4 million reported chemical exp/yr (2005)
 – 
80% accidental
 – 
Children <6 yo account for 50%
 – 
1261 fatalities, 50% suicides
 
US Government AgenciesRegulate Environmental Hazards
Environmental Protection Agency
Food and Drug Administration
Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration
Consumer Products Safety Commission

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