HHAW - 102
Catalog Year: 2017
This course is designed for students interested in the environmental conditions that directly affect the health of humans. The course covers topics of water contamination with pharmaceuticals, and other environmental toxins, as well as genetically modified foods and global soil depletion. Fracking is discussed with respect to water quality with particular attention to how those issues affect the physiology of the body. The issue of global governance and sustainability within the parameters of healthcare will be discussed. A study of mindfulness practices and personal choices toward a healthier personal environment will also be developed.