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Life Support: The Environment and Human Health

Edited By: Michael McCally

312 pages, Tabs

MIT Press

Paperback | Sep 2002 | #133089 | ISBN: 0262632578
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Hardback | Sep 2002 | #133091 | ISBN: 0262134144
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About this book

Brings together the best medical information available on the global environment crisis. Written by prominent physicians and public health experts who see environmental degradation as a serious threat to public health, it provides essential information for health professionals, policymakers, concerned citizens, and environmental activists.

...presents the evidence that humans, through our own actions, now threaten the global environment that we all need to survive. James E. Cone, M.D. JAMA "This book does much to focus attention on some immediate threats to ecosystem and human health, an excellent reference." Joseph Grzymski Nature Medicine

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Michael McCally is Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland.

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