Environmental Health - Essay Prowess

Environmental Health

INSTRUCTIONS

Your initial response to each Discussion topic should be a minimum of 200 words.

HS415: Environmental Health

Topic 1: Insects and Rodents

Insects and rodents carry disease and destroy crops. They are also known to rapidly develop resistance against pesticides; however, it does not appear to be of concern to the general public. What is causing the apathy, and how can we help the public to understand the hazards associated with these two types of pests?

HS305: Research Methods of Health Sciences

Organizational decision-making is often guided by data that has been collected either by the organization themselves, or through the use of evidence-based practice. Data collection is often a long, arduous process while using evidence-based data can give a quick picture as to what might work for the organization.

TOPIC 2:

Is it better to use data the organization has collected for themselves, or can evidence-based information provide what is needed to form decisions? What are some of the drawbacks of using each data type?