Health and Environment (HE) (ISSN: 2661-3034) is a broad ranging, open access journal aimed at analyze and introduce the relationship between environment and health from different angles and levels. Health and Enviroment publishes high quality special report, investigations, techniques and methods, supervision and monitoring, reviews, communications.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
--Air quality
--Health impact assessment
--Occupational health
--Urban health
--Chemical safety
--Housing and health
--Preventive Medicine and hygienics
--Water and sanitation
--Climate change
--Transport and health

Vol 2 No 1 (2021)

Published: 2021-05-27

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Page 68-83

The short-term and long-term effects of industrial pollution on human health in China

blankpage Huali Xiang, Jun Yang, Youye Zhang

The impact of environmental pollution on human health has become a consensus. Based on the provincial panel data of China from 2002 to 2017, this paper analyzes the impact of industrial wastes on human health. With respect to human health, average annual frequency of physician visits per capita (AAFPV) is used as a measure for the short-term human health; all-cause mortality is used to illustrate the long-term human health. The results show that in the short term, with the level of industrial smoke dust increasing every 1 percentage, AAFPV would increase by 0.24 percentage. This effect is significant in East China and West China. Central China is affected by industrial waste water, with a rate of increasing AAFPV by 0.12 percent for every 1 percent increase of chemical oxygen demand per unit area. In the long term, water pollution is the main influencing factor of all-cause mortality.

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Page 62-67

Repurposing a community asset for revitalizing cities: The future of FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton

blankpage Ahmed Taha Qureshi, Gail Krantzberg

This paper explores the possibility of renovating the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, a large hockey stadium that can also be used to host concerts and similar events. Presently the facility is too big to fit the needs of Hamiltonians in a sustainable way and the excess space/seating raise the cost of maintenance unnecessarily while leaving the arena severely underutilized at around an average of just over 50% utilization. In other words, FirstOntario Centre is a case study in regenerating excellence. We describe the challenges and potential solutions to repurpose this space in order to regenerate social, economic, and environmental excellence in the heart of this mid-sized Ontario city. This case study can inform others seeking to reinvigorate attributes of livable cities.

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 ISSN: 2661-3034
 Executive Associate Editor: Prof. Shaoyong Lu(China)
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