How Much Risk? : A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards
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 leukaemia clusters around nuclear plants are discussed and how scientists assesa 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.
- Hardback | 352 pages
- 165.1 x 240.3 x 27.4mm | 635.04g
- 01 Feb 2002
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- Revised ed.
- numerous halftones and line figures
... an interesting, scientifically faultless book written in language that an intelligent secondary school graduate can understand ... This is a well-balanced and enjoyable book that has increased my understanding of environmental risks and their assessment. * Family Practice *