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  • Atmospheric Pollutionby A. R. Meetham; D. W. Bottom; S. Cayton

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Atmospheric Pollution: Its History, Origins and Prevention looks at the history, sources, and controls of air pollution in Britain. Topics covered include the origin of fuel, natural solid fuels such as wood and coal,and manufactured fuels such as coke and alcohol. Mineral oils and gases are also considered, along with industrial boilers and furnaces,... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Beingby Hugh Barton; Susan Thompson; Sarah Burgess; Marcus Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants.... more...

  • Air Pollution and Health Effectsby Srikanth S Nadadur; John W. Hollingsworth

    Springer London 2015; US$ 209.00

    Exposure to ambient air pollutants, both indoors and outdoors has been associated with the exacerbation and also in the etiology of diverse human diseases. This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health risks and how this knowledge is being used in the regulatory, therapeutic intervention measures to protect the... more...

  • Environmental Biomedicineby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00

    The book presents the latest advances in research into health effects of air pollution, with heavy motor vehicle traffic or cigarette smoke as the exemplar of pollution. The airways are the first-line defense system against pollution. The book focuses on respiratory ailments underlain by inflammation, increased susceptibility to infection, particularly... more...

  • Preventing Diarrhoea through Better Water Sanitation and Hygieneby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 30.00

    In early 2013 WHO convened an expert group of scientists from 14 collaborating research institutions to update the assessment of the burden of diarrhoeal disease from inadequate water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and to reassess the effectiveness of WASH interventions. This group considered evolving and alternative methods for assessing the burden... more...

  • Downwindby Sarah Alisabeth Fox

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    Downwind is an unflinching tale of the atomic West that reveals the intentional disregard for human and animal life through nuclear testing by the federal government and uranium extraction by mining corporations during and after the Cold War.   Sarah Alisabeth Fox highlights the personal cost of nuclear testing and uranium extraction in the American... more...

  • Environmental Victimsby Christopher Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This study looks at environmental problems from the perspective of the victims. The bottom line consequences are often damaging to the health of individuals or communities and they raise a wide range of issues concerning justice, international and environmental law, public health, occupational health and health policy, social policy and welfare, international... more...

  • Urban Health in Developing Countriesby Marcel Tanner; Trudy Harpham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and advisors to... more...

  • Natural Environments and Human Healthby A. Ewert; D. Mitten; J. Overholt

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    The role natural environments play in human health and wellbeing is attracting increasing attention. There is growing medical evidence that access to the natural environment can prevent disease, aid recovery, tackle obesity and improve mental health. This book examines the history of natural environments being used for stress-reduction, enjoyment,... more...

  • Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiationby W.A. Crosbie; J.H. Gittus

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Proceedings of a Conference on Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiation held at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK, 28-30 June 1989. more...