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Title:
Hyping health risks : environmental hazards in daily life and the science of epidemiology
Author:
Kabat, Geoffrey C.
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Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xvi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : toward a sociology of health hazards in daily life -- Epidemiology : its uses, strengths, and limitations -- Does the environment cause breast cancer? -- Electromagnetic fields : the rise and fall of a "pervasive threat" -- The science and politics of residential radon -- The controversy over passive smoking : a casualty of the "tobacco wars" -- Conclusion.
ISBN:
9780231141482

9780231511964
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Book

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