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The Resource Environmental health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma

Environmental health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma

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Environmental health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma
Title
Environmental health sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.9/8
Index
index present
LC call number
RA565
LC item number
.E484 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Larsen, Laura
Series statement
Health reference series
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  • Environmental health
  • Environmentally induced diseases
  • Environmental toxicology
Label
Environmental health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding the health effects of environmental hazards. Your environment and your health -- Health risk assessment : determining whether environmental substances pose a risk to human health -- Environmental hazards for children -- Environmental hazards for pregnant women -- Environmental hazards for the elderly -- Racial disparities in exposure to environmental hazards -- Health concerns and their environmental triggers. Human health problems with environmental causes -- Chemical sensitivity (multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome) -- Cancer and environmental concerns -- Respiratory problems with environmental triggers -- Viruses spread through hazards in the environment -- Reproductive issues and the environment -- The link between autism and the environment -- Outdoor environmental hazards : air, water, and soil. Air pollution -- Climate change and extreme heat -- Noise pollution -- Ultraviolet (UV) light -- Drinking water -- Swimming water -- Harmful algae blooms (red tides) -- Soil contamination -- Bioterrorism and chemical emergencies -- Household and indoor hazards. The importance of indoor air quality -- Harmful agents in indoor air -- Mold -- Asbestos -- Lead paint -- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) -- Radiation exposure from microwaves and cell phones -- Electric and magnetic field (EMF) exposure --
  • Foodborne hazards. Food safety -- Food allergies and intolerance -- Common chemical contaminants in the food supply -- Contaminants in fish and shellfish -- Antibiotics and hormones in diary and meat -- Food additives -- Foodborne illnesses -- Foodborne viruses -- Acrylamide from high-temperature cooking -- Aflatoxins -- Perchlorate -- Consumer beverages -- Technologically alternated foods -- Consumer products and medical hazards. Teflon (perfluorochemicals, or PFCs) -- Insect repellent -- Antibacterial soap (Triclosan) -- Plastics -- Contaminants in consumer products -- Fragrance additives -- Beauty products -- X-rays -- Additional help and information. Glossary of terms related to environmental health -- Directory of environmental health organizations and resources
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • 3rd ed. /
  • edited by Laura Larsen.
Extent
xvi, 667 p.
Isbn
9780780810785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009044771
System control number
  • ocn465190113
  • (OCoLC)465190113
Label
Environmental health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the environment and its effects on human health, including facts about air, water, and soil contaimination, hazardous chemicals, foodborne hazards and illnesses, household hazards such as radon, mold, and carbon monoxide, consumer hazards from toxic products and imported goods, and disorders linked to environmental causes, including chemical sensitivity, cancer, allergies, and asthma
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding the health effects of environmental hazards. Your environment and your health -- Health risk assessment : determining whether environmental substances pose a risk to human health -- Environmental hazards for children -- Environmental hazards for pregnant women -- Environmental hazards for the elderly -- Racial disparities in exposure to environmental hazards -- Health concerns and their environmental triggers. Human health problems with environmental causes -- Chemical sensitivity (multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome) -- Cancer and environmental concerns -- Respiratory problems with environmental triggers -- Viruses spread through hazards in the environment -- Reproductive issues and the environment -- The link between autism and the environment -- Outdoor environmental hazards : air, water, and soil. Air pollution -- Climate change and extreme heat -- Noise pollution -- Ultraviolet (UV) light -- Drinking water -- Swimming water -- Harmful algae blooms (red tides) -- Soil contamination -- Bioterrorism and chemical emergencies -- Household and indoor hazards. The importance of indoor air quality -- Harmful agents in indoor air -- Mold -- Asbestos -- Lead paint -- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) -- Radiation exposure from microwaves and cell phones -- Electric and magnetic field (EMF) exposure --
  • Foodborne hazards. Food safety -- Food allergies and intolerance -- Common chemical contaminants in the food supply -- Contaminants in fish and shellfish -- Antibiotics and hormones in diary and meat -- Food additives -- Foodborne illnesses -- Foodborne viruses -- Acrylamide from high-temperature cooking -- Aflatoxins -- Perchlorate -- Consumer beverages -- Technologically alternated foods -- Consumer products and medical hazards. Teflon (perfluorochemicals, or PFCs) -- Insect repellent -- Antibacterial soap (Triclosan) -- Plastics -- Contaminants in consumer products -- Fragrance additives -- Beauty products -- X-rays -- Additional help and information. Glossary of terms related to environmental health -- Directory of environmental health organizations and resources
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • 3rd ed. /
  • edited by Laura Larsen.
Extent
xvi, 667 p.
Isbn
9780780810785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009044771
System control number
  • ocn465190113
  • (OCoLC)465190113

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