Science of odor as a potential health issue.

@article{Schiffman2005ScienceOO,
  title={Science of odor as a potential health issue.},
  author={S. Schiffman and C. Williams},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          129-38
        }
}
Historically, unpleasant odors have been considered warning signs or indicators of potential risks to human health but not necessarily direct triggers of health effects. However, citizen complaints to public health agencies suggest that odors may not simply serve as a warning of potential risks but that odor sensations themselves may cause health symptoms. Mal-odors emitted from large animal production facilities and wastewater treatment plants, for example, elicit complaints of eye, nose, and… Expand
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