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  • Chemical Safety of Drinking-waterby World Health Organization; Terrence P. Thompson

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00

    This book provides guidance on the chemical safety of drinking-water. Chemical contaminants of drinking-water are often considered a lower priority than microbial contaminants because adverse health effects from chemical contaminants are generally associated with long-term exposures whereas the effects from microbial contaminants are usually immediate.... more...

  • Interlacing Water and Human Healthby Anjal Prakash; Saravanan V S; Jayati Chourey

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.00

    This book looks at the linkage between water and health in an integrated manner, and is not based on the 'absence of disease' syndrome. The curative, preventive, and adaptive aspects of the public-health problem have also been delved into. more...

  • Environmental Health Hazards and Social Justiceby Florence Margai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about 40 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures to biological and chemical pathogens in the physical environment.... more...

  • Exposed Scienceby Sara Shostak

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    We rely on environmental health scientists to document the presence of chemicals where we live, work, and play and to provide an empirical basis for public policy. In the last decades of the 20th century, environmental health scientists began to shift their focus deep within the human body, and to the molecular level, in order to investigate gene-environment... more...

  • Photochemistry of Air Pollutionby Philip Leighton

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Photochemistry of Air Pollution provides information pertinent to air pollution and atmospheric chemistry. This book discusses the photochemical reactions produced by sunlight may convert relatively harmless pollutants into substances that constitute a nuisance, create possible health hazard, and cause economic problem to humans. Organized into 10... more...

  • Research Priorities for Zoonoses and Marginalized Infectionsby WHO

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 41.22

    This report provides a review and analysis of the research landscape for zoonoses and marginalised infections which affect poor populations and a list of research priorities to support disease control. The work is the output of the disease reference group on zoonoses and marginalised infectious diseases (DRG6) which is part of an independent think... more...

  • Healthy Urban Planningby Hugh Barton; Catherine Tsourou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of access to jobs, goods and services all impact upon... more...

  • Health and Environmental Impact Assessmentby British Medical Association

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...

  • Tainted Earthby Marianne Sullivan

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    Thoroughly grounded in extensive archival research, Tainted Earth traces the rise of public health concerns about nonferrous smelting in the western United States, focusing on three major facilities: Tacoma, Washington; El Paso, Texas; and Bunker Hill, Idaho. It documents the response from community residents, public health scientists, the industry,... more...

  • Health and Environmental Risk Assessmentby P. F. Ricci; M. D. Rowe

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Process and input-output analysis have emerged as the two principal methods of analyzing health risks of energy technologies. This book describes applications and differences between these two methods with discussions of sources or error and uncertainty, data limitations and some solutions to common problems. Its goals are to provide understanding... more...