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Body Toxic How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being

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ISBN-10: 0865477469

ISBN-13: 9780865477469

Edition: 2009

Authors: Nena Baker

List price: $18.00
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We are running a collective chemical fever that we cannot break. Everyone everywhere now carries a dizzying array of chemical contaminants, the by-products of modern industry and innovation that contribute to a host of developmental deficits and health problems in ways just now being understood. These toxic substances, unknown to our grandparents, accumulate in our fat, bones, blood, and organs as a consequence of womb-to-tomb exposure to industrial substances as common as the products that contain them. Almost everything we encounterfrom soap to soup cans and computers to clothingcontributes to a chemical load unique to each of us. Scientists studying the phenomenon refer to it as…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 7/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Nena Baker is a former staff writer fornbsp;The Arizona Republic and The Oregonian.nbsp;Her award-winning investigation of Nike's Indonesian factories led to numersous improvements for workers.nbsp;