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Topics: Health and Wellness Tags: environmental contaminants

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January 1, 2018

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Presents the findings of a study conducted to provide information on human behaviours and characteristics that influence an individual’s exposure to environmental contaminants in Alberta. The purpose of the study was to: i) inventory and evaluate data on exposure factors that are relevant to...


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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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April 1, 2008

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This six-page fact sheet outlines the purpose of the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association Human Exposure Monitoring Program and summarizes findings of monitoring of human exposure to air pollutants in the region of Fort McMurray First Nations Gregoire Lake / Anzac in 2006.


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April 1, 2008

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This report summarizes the results of the second year of an ongoing community exposure and health effects assessment program undertaken in the Wood Buffalo region of north eastern Alberta. While the Wood Buffalo region enjoys good air quality most of the time, increased industrial activity and...


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April 1, 2008

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This six-page fact sheet outlines the purpose of the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association Human Exposure Monitoring Program and summarizes findings of monitoring of human exposure to air pollutants in the region of Fort MacKay in 2006.


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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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February 1, 2007

Description

This six-page fact sheet outlines the purpose of the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association Human Exposure Monitoring Program and summarizes findings of monitoring of human exposure to air pollutants in 2005.


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August 1, 2006

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This report summarizes the results of a community exposure and health effects assessment undertaken in the Wabamun area to gauge 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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August 1, 2006

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This report summarizes the results of a community exposure and health effects assessment undertaken in the Wabamun area to gauge the impact of airborne contaminants on the health of the population. Information is presented in a summarized, easy-to-read format. Describes the goals of the study,...