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How Much Risk?: A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards

Inge F. Goldstein and Martin Goldstein

Abstract

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, ra ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195139945
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195139945.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Inge F. Goldstein, author

Martin Goldstein, author