Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Landrigan, Philip J.; Landrigan, Mary M.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-066264-6

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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.

Key Features:

  • An accessible guide to the chemical threats in children's environments and food, authored by two of the foremost researchers and advocates in the field of pediatrics and environmental health
  • Includes coverage of the most misunderstood and pressing topics in this area, including childhood diseases (autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and even birth defects) that have grown in occurrence alongside the rise of new chemicals in our environment
  • Practical, actionable advice for mitigating the threat of chemical toxins in one's home and environment
  • An essential reference for parents, parents-to-be, community advocates, and anyone else committed to healthier children and a healthier environment


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Landrigan, Philip J.; Landrigan, Mary M.
ISBN: 978-0-19-066264-6
Community Health & Disease Prevention
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 240
Year: 2018