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Environmental health research needed to manage the risks of climate change
Anthropogenic climate change is affecting population health and wellbeing worldwide. The two main policy options to prepare for and manage these risks are adaptation and mitigation; significantly increased investments in each are urgently needed. The consequences of climate change will affect health and wellbeing.Read More
Toolkit for detecting misused epidemiological methods
What we know about health and disease derives mainly from epidemiology. Unfortunately, its methods and language can be misused and improperly applied. This commentary is a compendium of how epidemiology can be misused. The influence of financial interests is highlighted. Strategies to safeguard public health against such misuses are recommended.Read More
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Call for papers: Environmental justice and policy research
Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people in regards to environmental laws, regulations and protection from environmental health hazards. Environmental Health calls for papers in this subject area which will be a part of a cross-journal collection.Read more
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Open Peer Review policy
Environmental Health operates an open peer-review system, where the reviewers' names are included on the peer review reports for authors. For more information, see our peer-review policy.
Philippe Grandjean, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
David Ozonoff, Boston University School of Public Health, 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 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.
Announcing the launch of In Review
Environmental Health lists relevant EH opportunities for free. Please send your brief description of the opportunity with the URL to the Journal Development Manager, Sara Ho at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Annual Journal Metrics
6 days to first decision for all manuscripts
77 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
152 days from submission to acceptance
22 days from acceptance to publication
5.984 - 2-year Impact Factor
6.581 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.820 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.623 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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2,082 Altmetric mentions