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Topics: Environment Health and Wellness Tags: contaminants

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March 1, 2010

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A comprehensive list of priority environmental contaminants were monitored in blood serum of healthy children with the objective to examine the influence of age and to compare these new data with concentrations in pregnant women that were reported previously for the same region. In general,...


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May 1, 2008

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A comprehensive list of priority environmental contaminants were monitored in blood serum of pregnant women in 2005, with the purpose of establishing the magnitude of exposure to environmental contaminants during pregnancy for women living in all regions of Alberta. The objectives were...


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March 1, 2007

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The toxicity of arsenic is a subject of considerable research, as well as some controversy, particularly in relation to its potential to cause cancer. In order to better understand and assess the significance of the elevated cancer risk from arsenic exposure, Alberta Health and Wellness retained...


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January 1, 2006

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In response to recommendations of the final report of the Provincial Advisory Committee on Public Safety and Sour Gas released in December 2000, Alberta Health and Wellness commissioned reports on the health effects of low-level exposure to hydrogen sulphide (H2S) and sulphur dioxide (SO2). The...


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June 1, 2003

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This report summarizes the results of a community exposure and health effects assessment undertaken in Fort Saskatchewan to assess the impact of airborne contaminants on the health of the population. The report describes the population and personal distribution of exposure to airborne chemicals...


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October 1, 2002

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In response to recommendations of the final report of the Provincial Advisory Committee on Public Safety and Sour Gas released in December 2000, Alberta Health and Wellness commissioned reports on the health effects of low-level exposure to hydrogen sulphide (H2S) and sulphur dioxide (SO2). The...


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March 1, 2002

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This report summarizes the results of a community exposure and health effects assessment undertaken in Grande Prairie to assess the impact of airborne contaminants on the health of the population. The report describes the population and personal distribution of exposure to airborne chemicals and...


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November 1, 2000

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The Alberta Oil Sands Community Exposure and Health Effects Assessment Program was designed to assess exposure and associated health effects by direct measurement of personal exposure, direct measurement of biomarkers, and daily logs of a participant's activities. The study was modeled after the...


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August 1, 2000

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Over the past few decades, emphasis has been placed on environmental toxicology and modeling of pollutant fate and transport in the environment to deal with human health concerns. Sources of pollution such as stack emissions, industrial effluents, and toxic wastes are being monitored and are...


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June 1, 2000

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This report provides an overview of the Alberta Oil Sands Community Exposure and Health Effects Assessment Program Main Study. The report describes the population and personal distribution of exposure to airborne chemicals and particulates in the city of Fort McMurray. Using a personal exposure...