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Main Title Are children more vulnerable to environmental chemicals? : scientific and regulatory issues in perspective /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Juberg, Daland R.
Dunston, Ashlee.
Ross, Gilbert L.
Publisher American Council on Science and Health,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 51732598
ISBN 0972709401 (pbk.)
Subjects Environmental toxicology ; Chemicals--Physiological effect ; Environmentally induced diseases in children
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RA1226.A74 2003 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 05/02/2003
EKBM  RA1226.A74 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/28/2003
Collation xii, 231 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction / Daland R. Juberg -- Role of anxiety and fear in perceptions of risk and vulnerability / Elissa P. Benedek, Beth K. Clark -- Toxicology and children's health / Michael A. Kamrin -- Exposure assessment-an important component of health risk ; Current trends in the study of ecosystem health and contaminants in the environment / Daland R. Juberg -- Facts and myths about childhood ailments and diseases frequently linked to environmental exposures : cancer, asthma, intelligence deficits, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism / Miles M. Weinberger. Examples of alleged chemical threats to children : lead, pesticides, PCBs, "endocrine disruptors," phthlates / Daland R. Juberg -- Latest example of alleged chemical threats : endocrine modulators / Ruth Kava, Daland Juberg -- Putting children's risks from chemicals into perspective / Kimberly M. Thompson -- From real dangers to phantom risks : historical perspective on environmental threats to children's health / Ronald Bailey -- Role of the media / Bonner R. Cohen -- Role of the government / Steven J. Milloy. Children, fear, and biotechnology / Henry Miller, Gregory Conko -- Real risks Vs. hyped fears : priorities in caring for your children / Kristine Napier.