Abstract Different methods of waste management emit a large number of substances, most in small quantities and at extremely low levels. Raised incidence of low birth weight births has been related to residence near landfill sites, as has the occurrence of various congenital malformations. There is little evidence for an association with reproductive or developmental
Abstract Major congenital anomalies are diagnosed in 2–4% of births. In this paper we review epidemiological studies that have specifically looked at congenital anomalies as a possible outcome of community exposure to chemical exposures associated with environmental pollution. These include studies of drinking water contaminants (heavy metals and nitrates, chlorinated and aromatic solvents, and chlorination
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Adverse Effects of Garbage: How it Impacts our Health, Resources, and Society By: Amina Otto No one wants garbage hanging around and encroaching upon our lives. That is the entire reason for throwing it out: it is undesired material and we want to be rid of it. Once it is no longer in our
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