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Once an external factor has been deemed likely to influence human health and a dose response function is available, an assessment of its health impact or that of policies aimed at influencing this and possibly other factors in a specific population can be obtained through a quantitative risk assessment, or health impact assessment study.
Authors: Maxime Rigaud, Jurgen Buekers, Jos Bessems, Xavier Basagaña, Sandrine Mathy, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen & Rémy Slama
Content type: Review
Published on: 27 January 2024
The CHANGE (Climate Health ANalysis Grading Evaluation) tool for weight of evidence reviews on climate change and health research
Climate change has been identified as one of the biggest threats to human health. Despite this claim, there are no standardized tools that assess the rigor of published literature for use in weight of evidence reviews.
Authors: Nadav L. Sprague, Stephen P. Uong, Hannah Zonnevylle, Trinish Chatterjee, Diana Hernández, Andrew G. Rundle & Christine C. Ekenga
Content type: Methodology
Published on: 19 January 2024
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Philippe Grandjean, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Ruth Etzel, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University, USA
Aims and scope
Environmental Health publishes manuscripts on important aspects of environmental and occupational medicine and related studies in toxicology and epidemiology that elucidate the human health implications of exposures to environmental hazards. Environmental Health articles are published with open access, and the journal practices open peer review.
The journal is aimed at scientists and practitioners in all areas of environmental science in which human health and well-being are involved, either directly or indirectly, and with a view to improving the prevention of environmentally-related risks to human health. Environmental Health is a public health journal serving the public health community and scientists working on matters of public health interest and importance pertaining to the environment.
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2022 Citation Impact
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7.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.572 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
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