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How Everyday Products Make People Sick Toxins at Home and in the Workplace

ISBN-10: 0520261275

ISBN-13: 9780520261273

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Paul D. Blanc, P. D. Blanc

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Description:

This book reveals the hidden health dangers in many of the seemingly innocent products we encounter every day--a tube of glue in a kitchen drawer, a bottle of bleach in the laundry room, a rayon scarf on a closet shelf, a brass knob on the front door, a wood plank on an outdoor deck. A compelling exposeacute;, written by a physician with extensive experience in public health and illustrated with disturbing case histories,How Everyday Products Make People Sickis a rich and meticulously documented account of injury and illness across different time periods, places, and technologies.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Paul D. Blancis Professor of Medicine and holds the Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Preface to the 2009 Edition
Introduction
The Forgotten Histories of "Modern" Hazards
The Shadow of Smoke: How to Evade Regulation
Good Glue, Better Glue, Superglue
Under a Green Sea: The Rising Tide of Chlorine
Going Crazy at Work: Cycles of Carbon Disulfide Poisoning
Job Fever: Inhaling Dust and Fumes
Emerging Toxins
Conclusion
Notes
Index