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Category: Epidemiology

Can Workplace Exposures Increase Risks of Birth Defects? – Epidemiology in Action

Epidemiology is the art and science of using data to answer questions about the health of groups. In occupational epidemiology, we use that data to understand how work affects health. This blog entry is part of a series that shares the stories behind the data. Pregnant and breastfeeding women get a lot of advice from Read More >

Posted on by Carissa M. Rocheleau, PhD8 Comments

Is There a Link Between Firefighting and Cancer? – Epidemiology in Action

Epidemiology is the art and science of using data to answer questions about the health of groups. In occupational epidemiology, we use that data to understand how work affects health. This blog entry is part of a series that shares the stories behind the data. Firefighters face numerous hazards in the line of duty. The Read More >

Posted on by Robert D. Daniels, PhD, CHP11 Comments

Collecting Data on Worker Hearing Loss: Epidemiology in Action

Epidemiology is the art and science of using¬†data to answer questions about the health of groups. In occupational epidemiology, we use that data to understand how work affects health.¬† This blog entry is part of a series that shares the stories behind the data. Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions Read More >

Posted on by Elizabeth Masterson, PhD, CPH, COHC6 Comments
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