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Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things

Author: Rick Smith; Bruce Lourie; Sarah Dopp
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book--the testimony of the authors' experience--exposes the extent to which we are poisoned every day of our lives, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. Ultimately hopeful, the book empowers readers with some simple ideas for protecting themselves and their families, and changing things for the better.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Smith; Bruce Lourie; Sarah Dopp
ISBN: 9781582435671 1582435677 1582437025 9781582437026
OCLC Number: 406174071
Description: xvii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pollution then and now --
Rubber duck wars --
The world's slipperiest substance --
The new PCBs --
Quicksilver, slow death --
Germophobia --
Risky business: 2,4D, and the sound of science --
Mothers know best --
Detox.
Responsibility: Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp.

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This book--the testimony of the authors' experience--exposes the extent to which we are poisoned every day of our lives, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. Ultimately hopeful, the book empowers readers with some simple ideas for protecting themselves and their families, and changing things for the better.

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