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

 
 
 
 
How Much Risk?: A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards
Author: Inge F. Goldstein - Martin Goldstein
ISBN 13: 9780195139945
ISBN 10: 195139941
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2002-01-03
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
List Price: $44.95
 
 

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.