Environmental Health Sourcebook

Un libro in lingua di Larsen Laura (EDT) edito da Omnigraphics Inc, 2010

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This compendium for general readers and students compiles information on the effects of the environment on human health, taken from whole and excerpted publications issued by US government agencies including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Congressional Research Service, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency. The book also contains copyrighted documents from publications by organizations including the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the Autism Society of America, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, and Food and Water Watch. Part I covers health effects of environment hazards for different populations, and Part II covers health concerns and their environmental triggers, with chapters on cancer, chemical sensitivity, respiratory problems, and autism. Part III examines outdoor environmental hazards related to air, water, and soil, and Part IV looks at indoor air quality. Part V treats foodborne hazards, including food allergies and intolerance, chemical contaminants and additives, and technologically altered foods. Part VI covers consumer products such as antibacterial soap (triclosan), plastics, and insect repellent. Part VII offers a glossary of terms, and a directory of environmental health organization and resources. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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