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Health and environment

Environmental quality has direct impact on public health.

Read the following pages to learn more about the connection between health and the environment, and how to prevent health problems associated with the environment.

Sun and UV rays

The sun is essential to life. However, excessive exposure to the UV rays it emits can be harmful to your health. For more information on protective measures against the sun, read the following pages:


Noise pollution is an increasing problem. For more information on environmental noise and its physical and psychosocial effects, read the following pages:


Several scientific studies have assessed the perceived risks of radiofrequencies on health. To learn more about radiofrequencies and the results of these studies, read the following pages:

Last update: February 28, 2023


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