Lead Wars

Lead Wars

The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children

eBook - 2013
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In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies and chronic illness linked to low levels of toxic exposure. The authors use the opinion by Maryland's Court of Appeals-which considered whether researchers at Johns Hopkins University's prestigious Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) ... .
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press ; New York : Milbank Memorial Fund, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780520954953
Branch Call Number: EBOOK 363 M3423 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 298 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Rosner, David 1947-


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