Journal of Environmental Health

This journal covers new research, news, useful products and services for the environmental health professional. It covers topics, such as air quality, food safety and protection, hazardous material/toxic substances management, terrorism and all-hazards preparedness, wastewater management and water pollution control/water quality.

Articles from Vol. 72, No. 10, June

Amicus Humani Generis and a Year Too Fast
Even though it is April when I write this, I find it difficult to believe that this is my last president's column and that relatively soon my tenure as NEHA president will be over. The time seems to have gone by much too quickly. There are a few areas...
An In-Home Video Study and Questionnaire Survey of Food Preparation, Kitchen Sanitation, and Hand Washing Practices
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Introduction Foodborne illnesses can pose a problem to all individuals but are especially significant for infants, the elderly, and individuals with compromised immune systems. A report from the Centers for Disease Control...
Bed Bugs: The Pesticide Dilemma
"Six different companies have now found them in movie theaters," said Michael Potter, professor of entomology at the University of Kentucky Potter works with pest control companies and their customers all over the country. Asked where bed bugs are...
EHTER: Where Does It Go from Here?
Editor's Note: This is the second of two columns this month about the Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Awareness Level course. NEHA strives to provide up-to-date and relevant information on environmental health and to build...
Mercury Contamination in Turtles and Implications for Human Health
Introduction More than 10 million turtles from around the world are sold annually in markets for consumption as food or medicine. This unsustainable trade has resulted in the dramatic decline of turtle populations worldwide, particularly in Asia....
Successful Partnership to Provide Critical Environmental Health Response Training to Practitioners
Editor's Note: This is the first of two columns this month about the Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Awareness Level course. NEHA strives to provide up-to-date and relevant information on environmental health and to build...
The Challenges of Sustainable Access to Safe Drinking Water in Rural Areas of Developing Countries: Case of Zawtar El-Charkieh, Southern Lebanon
Introduction Water is a vital limited resource for human existence and the availability of adequate and safe water connects strongly with the sustainable development concept. Water plays a major role in enhancing economic growth, reducing poverty,...
The Greening of NEHA
The environmental health profession that NEHA represents is committed to fostering both environmental quality and a healthful environment. Accordingly, it is our responsibility to operate your association in ways that honor these commitments. We've...