Recently, a method for assigning the probability of disease onset to all people, those clinically ill as well as those without prevalent disease, has been described and termed the Oxidaive Stress Index (OSI). The OSI has also been used to show which disease causting parameters are more contributory to the oset of Alzheimer's disease and projected a similar capability for other diseases. A third application of the OSI is presented here. The OSI can be used as a public health survey tool to shed light on the health impacts on people living or working proximate to points of pollutant releases.
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