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. 60, No. 3, October

"Capitol"-Izing on a Bigger and Better AEC
Introduction It continues to get bigger and better. At least that's what we've been told by many of the people who attended the latest Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition in Washington D.C. "It's the best conference I've attended in 20 years,"...
Charlie Felix Wins Mangold Award
This award, NEHA's most prestigious, is named for the late Walter S. Mangold, professor of public health at the University of California School of Public Health, an outstanding sanitarian and educator, and first editor of the Sanitarian, forerunner of...
International Expert Wins Snyder Award
The Walter F. Snyder Award for Achievement in Attaining Environmental Quality, jointly presented by NEHA and NSF International, is named for Walter F. Snyder, who established the National Sanitation Foundation, now NSF International, at the University...
Learning about Local Environmental Health Authorities in the United Kingdom: A Month-Long Sabbatical Experience
Introduction September of 1996 was one of the most educational - as well as enjoyable - months of my life. Thanks to the Sabbatical Exchange Program sponsored by NEHA and funded by NSF International, I had the opportunity to visit the United Kingdom...
National Environmental Health Association Position on Children's Environmental Health
Editor's note: One of NEHA's responsibilities is to speak up on issues of concern to our members, and one way of doing this involves adopting positions. At NEHA's recent Annual Educational Conference in Washington, D.C., NEHA's Council of Delegates...
Reducing Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields: The Effects of Low- and High-Threat Risk Messages on Behavior Change
Introduction Before the industrial revolution, the principal hazards faced by human beings were infectious diseases, floods, famines, and other natural events. Increasingly, however, society has been faced with hazards of its own creation. Dangers arise...
Staphylococcal Food Poisoning from a Fundraiser
Introduction On August 5, 1994, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) was notified that six persons had come that evening to the emergency room in Artesia, New Mexico, complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea, and...
The Biotest Reuter Centrifugal Air Sampler
The fastest, easiest, most economical, and most versatile way to check the microbiological quality of ambient air is with a Reuter Centrifugal Sampler (RCS). The best example of this instrument is the standard Biotest RCS.(1) The standard RCS is a lightweight,...