Life expectancy is rising worldwide, yet 10 million deaths occur yearly in children under the age of 5 in the developing world. What are the major causes of death in developing and developed countries?
Exposure to hazards in the human environment brings about the risk of injury, disease, and death. What kinds of cultural factors, infectious diseases, physical factors, and toxic chemicals are most important in this regard?
Hazards take many pathways in mediating environmental risks to humans. In what ways do the following bring harm: poverty, smoking, malarial disease, and indoor air?
Risk analysis is a scientific tool that the EPA is applying to its regulatory work. How is risk analysis practiced by scientists and employed in policy development?
The public often perceives risks differently from the experts. What is the significance of risk perception in policy development?