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Raising children toxic free : how to keep your child safe from lead, asbestos, pesticides, and other environmental hazards

Author: Herbert L Needleman; Philip J Landrigan
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains chapters on lead, mercury, asbestos, pesticides, radiation, tobacco, solvents and PCB's and air pollution.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert L Needleman; Philip J Landrigan
ISBN: 0374246432 9780374246433 0374523924 9780374523923
OCLC Number: 29182320
Description: xii, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword (p.xi) --
Preface (p.3) --
Introduction (p.9) --
Reproduction (p.17) --
Behavior, development, and environmental neurotoxins (p.27) --
Cancer (p.41) --
The most common environmental toxins. Lead (p.67) --
Mercury (p.81) --
Asbestos (p.85) --
Pesticides (p.112) --
Radiation (p.137) --
Tobacco (p.159) --
Solvents and PCBs (p.169) --
Air pollution (p.177) --
Epilogue : a healthy planet for healthy children (p.197) --
Appendices. The household inventory (p.217) --
Major environmental organizations in the United States (p.223) --
Governmental organizations (p.243) --
State radon contacts (p.247) --
Reference books (p.249) --
Periodicals (p.251) --
Index (p.253).
Responsibility: Herbert L. Needleman and Philip J. Landrigan ; with a foreword by T. Berry Brazelton.

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Contains chapters on lead, mercury, asbestos, pesticides, radiation, tobacco, solvents and PCB's and air pollution.

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