HLT 555 Week 1 Assignment, Environmental Health from a Historical Perspective
In Silent Spring, Rachel Carson uses a very powerful narrative framework to describe the world as it exists in harmony and bliss before the fall into the massive use of poisons in the environment. In 1,000-1,250-words, summarize the key issues addressed in this publication; discuss how this publication has contributed to current knowledge and understanding of the dynamic between the environment and health; and explain the relationship between the environment and health.
Refer to the assigned readings to incorporate specific examples and details into your paper.
HLT 555 Week 1 Discussion Question 1, 2, 3
Discussion 1: Why is maintenance of environmental health quality important for human health? What ideals from the Christian Worldview help us to make concern for environmental health paramount and meaningful?
Discussion 2: Describe three of today’s most important environmental health issues, either domestic or international. How are these health issues ……by population growth?
Discussion 3: Consider the following statement:
“Transportation policy is health policy.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Justify your response.