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Author Ropeik, David.

Title Risk : a practical guide for deciding what's really safe and what's dangerous in the world around you / David Ropeik and George Gray.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    613.6 ROP    Available
Description 485 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents HOME, TRANSPORTATION, WORK -- Accidents -- Air Bags -- Alcohol -- Artificial Sweeteners -- Bad Backs, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Other Repetitive Task Injuries -- Caffeine -- Cellular Telephones and Driving -- Cellular Telephones and Radiation -- Electrical and Magnetic Fields -- Firearms -- Foodborne Illness -- Food Irradiation -- Genetically Modified Food -- Mad Cow Disease -- Microwave Ovens -- Motor Vehicles -- School Buses -- Tobacco -- THE ENVIRONMENT -- Air Pollution (Indoor) -- Air Pollution (Outdoor) -- Asbestos -- Biological Weapons -- Carbon Monoxide -- DDT -- Diesel Emissions -- Environmental Hormones -- Hazardous Waste -- Incinerators -- Lead -- Mercury -- Nuclear Power -- Ozone Depletion -- Pesticides -- Radiation -- Radon -- Solar Radiation -- Water Pollution -- MEDICINE -- Antibiotic Resistance -- Breast Implants -- Cancer -- Heart Disease -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus -- Mammography -- Medical Errors -- Overweight and Obesity -- Sexually Transmitted Disease -- Vaccines -- X Rays -- Various Annual and Lifetime Risks -- The Risk Meters.
Subject Risk assessment.
Environmental risk assessment.
Health risk assessment.
Added Author Gray, George (George M.)
ISBN 0618143726 (pbk.)

 
    
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