Children and Environmental Toxins by Philip J. Landrigan audiobook

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know

By Philip J. Landrigan  and Mary M. Landrigan
Read by Karen White

Tantor Audio 9780190662646

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6.90 Hours Unabridged
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More than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during the last four decades. Today the World Health Organization attributes more than one-third of all childhood deaths to environmental causes, and as rates of childhood disease skyrocket—autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and even birth defects—it raises serious, difficult questions around how the chemical environment is impacting children's health. Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know® offers an accessible guide to understanding and identifying the potential sources of harm in a child's environment. Written by experts in pediatrics and environmental health and formatted in an easy to follow question-and-answer format, it offers parents, care providers, and activists a reliable introduction to a hotly debated topic. As the burdens of environmental toxins and disease continue to defy borders, this book provides a new benchmark to understanding the potential threats in our environment and food. No parent or care provider should be without it.

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Summary

Summary

More than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during the last four decades. Today the World Health Organization attributes more than one-third of all childhood deaths to environmental causes, and as rates of childhood disease skyrocket—autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and even birth defects—it raises serious, difficult questions around how the chemical environment is impacting children's health.

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know® offers an accessible guide to understanding and identifying the potential sources of harm in a child's environment. Written by experts in pediatrics and environmental health and formatted in an easy to follow question-and-answer format, it offers parents, care providers, and activists a reliable introduction to a hotly debated topic.

As the burdens of environmental toxins and disease continue to defy borders, this book provides a new benchmark to understanding the potential threats in our environment and food. No parent or care provider should be without it.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This book is a gift for families everywhere.” Jessica Alba

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Author

Author Bio: Philip J. Landrigan

Author Bio: Philip J. Landrigan

Philip J. Landrigan is professor of pediatrics and preventive medicine and founding director of the Children’s Environmental Health Center at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Author Bio: Mary M. Landrigan

Author Bio: Mary M. Landrigan

Mary M. Landrigan is a health educator who spent twenty-five years at the Westchester County Department of Health.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 6.90
Audience: Adult
Language: English