Terms Used in Toxicology
1. Define three common terms used in toxicology. In addition, evaluate how media influence (including social media) may impact present situations in this field.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.2. Identify a type of epidemiology study that might be used to evaluate a current (within the last 6 months) health concern that has appeared in the news. Provide a short explanation of how the identified study would be set up to evaluate the health issue.Your response should be at least 300 words in length3. Identify and discuss three early toxicologists who made the most significant contributions to the progression of toxicology, and explain why you chose them.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.4. Differentiate between a toxic chemical, toxic substance, and toxic agent.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.5. Discuss the beneficial applications of toxins, and provide an example of a specific toxin and its application.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.6. Identify the factors that modify toxicity. Based on these factors, explain how exposure to the same concentration and duration of a toxin will affect a healthy, middle-aged male differently than a middle-aged female who smokes and has a suppressed immune system.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.7. Toxicity can manifest in numerous ways. Describe at least four of these ways.Your response should be at least 300 words in length8. Identify the five broad categories of toxins, and then provide an example of each that is found in the region where you live.Your response should be at least 300 words in length.9. Reflect on an incident where you or someone you know has come in contact with a plant or animal toxin. Identify the toxin and discuss the environment in which the organism that produces the toxin thrives. Discuss how the toxin works to produce harmful effects.Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.