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Main Title Green health : an A-to-Z guide /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Ogunseitan, Oladele.
Publisher Sage Publications,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 707626611
ISBN 9781412996884 (hardback); 1412996880 (hardback); 9781412974592 (ebk); 1412974593 (ebk)
Subjects Health attitudes ; Health behavior ; Green movement ; Environmental Health--Encyclopedias--English ; Attitude to Health--Encyclopedias--English ; Conservation of Natural Resources--methods--Encyclopedias--English ; Health Behavior--Encyclopedias--English ; Santâe--Aspect de l'environnement--Guides pratiques et mâementos ; Hygiáene du milieu--Guides pratiques et mâementos
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RA776.9.G738 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/19/2012
Collation xxvi, 562 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Green Health: An A-to-Z Guide examines the green movement within the contexts of personal health and the healthcare industry, focusing on consumer lifestyles and how they affect resource conservation, pollution prevention, and environmental management. The scope of the title involves the societal goals of protecting human health and reducing the ecological footprint of healthcare. With approximately 150 signed entries written from global viewpoints by university professors and experts, Green Health: An A-to-Z Guide explores topics ranging from ecologically sustainable pharmaceuticals to the health risks of fossil fuels, biological stressors, the precautionary principle and wellness, organic food and health, hazardous waste, drinking water, the greening of healthcare, and more. Vivid photographs, searchable hyperlinks, numerous cross references, an extensive resource guide, and a clear, accessible writing style make the Green Society ideal for classroom use as well as for research"--