Our Toxic Legacy

Written By Beatrice Trum Hunter
Our Toxic Legacy
  • Publsiher : ReadHowYouWant
  • Release : 01 September 2013
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
  • Pages : 640 pages
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Download or read book entitled Our Toxic Legacy by author: Beatrice Trum Hunter which was release on 01 September 2013 and published by ReadHowYouWant with total page 640 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium are major toxic metals. All are environmental pollutants that can inflict harm on humans and other living creatures as well as adversely affect our air, water, soil, and food supply. Two of them-lead and mercury-are neurotoxins. They can poison not only us but also our progeny developing in the womb. The other two-arsenic and cadmium-have some carcinogenic forms. All four metals can break down the body's basic functions. Metal toxicity is more prevalent than commonly recognized. If we regularly eat certain fish or foods and beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup, have amalgam dental fillings, drink contaminated tap water, take over-the-counter drugs, or use lipstick or hair dye, chances are that our bodies have already accumulated significant amounts of toxic metals. These poisonous substances are present in hundreds of other everyday consumer products. And if we work in certain industries or in agriculture, chronic exposure is inevitable. Our Toxic Legacy describes the unique characteristics of each of these four major toxic metals and identifies the likely sources of our exposures. It offers in-depth, evidence- based information on subtle as well as serious health problems each metal induces, methods to test for its presence, and therapies to rid it from our bodies. Equally important, the book demonstrates the failures of the federal government to enforce even weak safety standards-themselves formulated to accommodate economic interests rather than for protection of public health-and offers new and important information on what we can do to help limit these toxic metals in our environment. Our Toxic Legacy shows that, while much remains to be done, we can take measures now to protect.

Our Toxic Legacy

Our Toxic Legacy
  • Author : Beatrice Trum Hunter
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
  • Release Date : 2013-09
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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Summary : Lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium are major toxic metals. All are environmental pollutants that can inflict harm on humans and other living creatures as well as adversely affect our air, water, soil, and food supply. Two of them-lead and mercury-are neurotoxins. They can poison not only us but also our ...

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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-01-01
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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Summary : This text traces the history of pesticide law and science and arrives at the conclusion that we have failed to protect ourselves, and especially our children, from pesticide contamination of food, soil, water and air. It suggests that more fundamental reforms are needed to contain the health risks....

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  • Author : Patrick Sullivan,James J.J. Clark,Franklin J. Agardy,Paul E. Rosenfeld
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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Summary : Any professional examination of existing or potential new toxins in a population must account for those already present from past problems and natural conditions. Toxic Legacy provides extensive information on the occurrence of chemical hazards and their potential dangers in combinations in the food, water and air in cities around ...

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-18
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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  • Publisher : MSU Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 192
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
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  • Author : New York (State). Department of Law
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : A world list of books in the English language....

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  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-04
  • Total pages : 774
  • ISBN : 9781459671041
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Summary : U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics: A Documentary History explores the many ways in which environmental concerns have interested with issues of energy production and consumption, government regulation, private property rights, conservation, economic growth, and lifestyle choices throughout American history. Organized around major policy eras from the colonial period to ...

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  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
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