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
Very educational and helpful in toxicology and the study of chemicals. It also gave in depth of certain examples of chemicals in a positive and negative light that we face on the daily.
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.
it was amazing being part of very informative course. Thanks to Coursera, experts and course coordinators for insightful and enlightening course content
It's an eyes opening and enriching course. So many important issues and their solutions were discussed in detail. Thank you Johns Hopkins University and Coursera.
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