Journal (200) words
Identify and discuss an event that has been in the media within the last six months that involves a chemical adversely impacting the health of humans or the environment. What actions (if any) have been taken to reverse the impact? How do you public opinion has influenced how the situation has been addressed?
Test questions (300 words each question )
- Identify and discuss three early toxicologists who made the most significant contributions to the progression of toxicology, and explain why you chose them
- Define three common terms used in toxicology. In addition, evaluate how media influence (including social media) may impact present situations in this field.
- Differentiate between a toxic chemical, toxic substance, and toxic agent.
- Identify a type of epidemiology study that might be used to evaluate a current (within the last 6 months) health concern that has appeared in the news. Provide a short explanation of how the identified study would be set up to evaluate the health issue.