This course covers chemicals in our environment and in our bodies and how they impact our health. It addresses policies and practices related to chemicals, particularly related to how they get into our bodies (exposures), what they do when they get there (toxicology), how we measure them (biomonitoring) and their impact on our health. Most examples are drawn from the US.
Chemicals and HealthJohns Hopkins University
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1: Welcome & Introduction
Week 2 - Toxicology: What do chemicals do in our bodies?
Week 3 - Biomonitoring: How do we measure these chemicals in our bodies and why?
Week 4 - Health effects of chemicals: How do we figure out how chemicals affect our health?
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CHEMICALS AND HEALTH
This course is really good. The lectures are precise and nicely explained. From this course I gained knowledge about toxicity of chemicals, impact of chemicals to human health etc.
Very resourceful. Gained the knowledge on hazards of chemical exposure and importance of biomonitoring for public health. Thanks to resource persons for the wonderful explanation.
All the videos had experts explaining the complexities associated with chemicals at all levels eloquently and wonderfully compiled information. This course has utilized my time really well.
Overall ,it is very excellent course about health and chemicals , too much of knowledge about environment and chemicals and how they affects the human health and all other after effects .
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