Living With the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

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Taylor & Francis, 2007 - Medical - 604 pages
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Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect

It s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in their own right.

See what s new and updated coverage includes:

  • Emergency preparedness for environmental health practitioners including a discussion on their roles and operations
  • Population dynamics, various cultural philosophies regarding overpopulation, and underpopulation in the developed nations
  • Mechanisms of environmental disease with emphasis on genetic disease and developmental disorders
  • Alternative to chemical pest control
  • Genetic basis of cancer
  • The growing problems of asthma and air pollutants as well as newly emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  • An exploration of the mechanisms of toxicity, with special reference to the immune system and endocrine disruption
  • Hazardous waste treatment, use, and recycling
  • HACCP and assuring food quality, food safety issues, and Food Quality Protection Act
  • Risk assessment and risk management principles
  • A discussion in the change in directions in regulatory compliance
  • Technical illustrations, charts, graphs, and photographs that improve learning and simplify concepts

What s on the Web:

  • Test bank and study questions
  • Microsoft PowerPoint presentation slides in digital format
  • Study guides with detailed notes, color figures, and tables
  • Printable sample questions and answers for each chapter
  • Search tools for online journals and databases covering useful, up-to-date information

Incorporates traditional concepts with new, emerging, and controversial issues

Always on the forefront of new ideas and new technology, the book includes up-to-date topics and information enhanced by Web features that make the book easy to use for professor and students alike.

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Contents

Contents
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Chapter
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Ecosystems and Biomes
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Moore is a faculty member in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts.

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