Health Science Resources

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Human Health Science

Science at EPA provides the foundation for credible decision-making to safeguard human health and ecosystems from environmental pollutants.

Research

Tools and Technology

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Exposure

EPA's exposure science leads to improved methods, measurements and models to assess and predict exposures of humans and ecosystems to harmful environmental stressors.

Research

Tools and Technology

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Health Effects Due to Pollutants

EPA uses the results of scientific research to help identify linkages between exposure to environmental contaminants and certain diseases, conditions, or other health outcomes.

Air and Radiation

Water

Pesticides, Chemicals and Toxins

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Risk Assessment

EPA considers risk to be the chance of harmful effects to human health or to ecological systems resulting from exposure to an environmental stressor.

Risk Assessment

Risk, by Program or Substance

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