The body toxic: how the hazardous chemistry of everyday things threatens our health and well-being
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New York : North Point Press, 2008.
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Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
277 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
EPL Non-Fiction
615.9 BAKER, NENA
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In this book, investigative journalist, Nena Baker explores how the hazardous chemistry of everyday things threatens our health and well-being.
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English
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9780865477070, 0865477078

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-256) and index.
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Almost everything we encounter--from soap to soup cans and computers to clothing--contributes to a chemical load unique to each of us. Scientists studying the phenomenon refer to it as "chemical body burden," and in The Body Toxic, the investigative journalist Nena Baker explores the many factors that have given rise to this condition--from manufacturing breakthroughs to policy decisions to political pressure to the demands of popular culture. While chemical advances have helped raise our standard of living, making our lives easier and safer in many ways, there are costs to these conveniences that chemical companies would rather consumers never knew about. Baker draws back the curtain on this untold impact and assesses where we go from here.--From publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Baker, N. (2008). The body toxic: how the hazardous chemistry of everyday things threatens our health and well-being. New York: North Point Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Baker, Nena, 1959-. 2008. The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being. New York: North Point Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Baker, Nena, 1959-, The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being. New York: North Point Press, 2008.

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Baker, Nena. The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being. New York: North Point Press, 2008. Print.

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