PUBH-100: Global Issues in Public Health

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Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Sciences | Public Health

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Indoor air quality is one of today’s most prevalent public health concerns. It is quite shocking to learn that almost all populations in the world can be affected. We oftentimes expect to be home and be safe, but our indoor environment can also be harming to our health. In certain regions, there is more pollution indoors than outdoors due to the surrounding environment. There exist numerous factors that can cause poor air quality. Some of the most common causes include mold, carbon dioxide, moisture damage, and other indoor air contaminants. Although alarming, there are many practices that can better the quality of air inside our homes. One of the most important is becoming aware of the possible causes of poor indoor air quality and how to prevent them from happening.

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