An excellent critical analysis and scientific assessment of the nature and actual level of risk leading environmental health hazards pose to the public. Issues such as radiation from nuclear testing, radon in the home, and the connection between electromagnetic fields and cancer, environmental factors and asthma, pesticides and breast cancer and leukemia clusters around nuclear plants are discussed, and how scientists assess these risks is illuminated. This book will enable readers to better understand environmental health issues, and with the proper scientific understanding, make informed, rational decisions about them.The investigators then compared exposures estimated by wire codes in the case and control groups and found that children living in ... There have been studies of the relation of childhood leukemia and some other cancers to the use of certain electrical appliances, ... Electric blankets manufactured prior to the concern about possible carcinogenic effects of magnetic fields exposed their users to magneticanbsp;...
|Title||:||How Much Risk? : A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards|
|Author||:||Mailman School of Public Health Inge F. Goldstein Division of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Martin Goldstein Professor of Chemistry Yeshiva University (Retired)|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2001-12-21|