Environmental Health Concerns
Airpollution is a big menace that the city of New York is facing. Thepollution has been majorly brought about by the following causessulphur dioxide, elemental carbon, nitrogen oxide and fineparticulate. Despite the various laws passed to ensure themetropolitan experiences fresh and clean air the city is stillexperiencing effects of pollution. The emissions coming from motorvehicles contribute to the contamination of the air. Pollution wouldoccur when the air is exposed to harmful gasses, dust, and smoke(Shmool,Kubzansky, Ito, Dotson-Newman, Spengler, Shepard & Clougherty,2014).These factors make it difficult for the inhabitants of the city tosurvive as the air is polluted. Carbon dioxide is the leadingcontributor to air pollution. When fossil fuels are burned, theyproduce high levels of carbon dioxide. The air pollution usually haseffects on the human beings, as some individuals suffer fromallergies. The citizens may suffer from chronic respiratory diseasesdue to the pollution. Continuous exposure to air pollution affectsthe lungs of growing kids making them experience medical conditionsas they grow up.
IllicitDrugs in Camillus NY
InCamillus, one of the illegal drugs is Marijuana and is not acceptedfor its consumption. The problem associated with use of drugs ismostly addiction. The addicts suffer from addiction and they cannotlive normal lives without having the drugs in the system. Someaddicts in the resent past have died when overdosing on heroine.Diseases associated with continued use of heroin may cause a severedamage to the brain. It also affects other vital organs of the body,for instance the kidney. However, there is an attempt torehabilitate the addicts by taking them to rehabs where they gethelp. It helps the addicts recover from the addiction. It may taketime, however if their proper support from family members and themedical team, they can drastically improve the recovery of thepatient.
Shmool,J. L. C., Kubzansky, L. D., Ito, K., Dotson-Newman, O., Spengler, J.D., Shepard, P., & Clougherty, J. E. (2014). Spatial correlationsacross community social stressors and outdoor air pollution in NewYork City: A GIS-based approach for social-environmentalepidemiology. EnvironmentalHealth,13,91.
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