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The respiratory system (also respiratory apparatus, ventilatory system) is a biological system consisting of specific organs and structures used for gas exchange in animals and plantsthe anatomy and physiology that make this happen varies greatly, depending on the size of the organism, the environment in which it lives and its evolutionary history. Journal of toxicology is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas of toxicological sciences the journal will consider articles looking at the structure, function, and mechanism of agents that are toxic to humans and/or animals, as well as toxicological. Environmental and health problems in livestock production: pollution in the food system we are all affected by health and environmental problems in the food system the vitality of our food respiratory tract inflammation in cafo workers than in other workers ammonia, toxins, and dust. The respiratory system takes up oxygen from the air we breathe and expels the unwanted carbon dioxide problems of the respiratory system some common problems of the respiratory system include: environmental concerns air pollution.
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Potential health and environmental effects of hydrofracking in the williston basin, montana author: joe hoffmanhow to teach controversial topics » this case study is part of a collection of pages developed by students in the 2012 introductory-level geology and human health course in the department of earth sciences, montana state university. Respiratory illness is a common problem in the united states many times, people are genetically more likely to get respiratory conditions, but your work place or environmental exposures could also play a big role. The asthma and community health branch (achb) leads cdc’s fight against environmental-related respiratory illnesses, including asthma, and studies indoor and outdoor air pollution as well as links between climate and health. Ozone is a powerful oxidant that can irritate the airways ozone in the air we breathe can harm our health, especially on hot sunny days when ozone can reach unhealthy levels.