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Author Trasande, Leonardo, author.

Title Sicker, fatter, poorer : the urgent threat of hormone-disrupting chemicals to our health and future .. and what we can do about it / Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P..

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.


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 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  362.196 TRA    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  362.196 TRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.1964 TRA    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  362.1964 TRASANDE    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  362.1964 TRA    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  362.1964 TRASANDE    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  362.1964 TRASANDE    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 221 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Part one. The age of endocrine disruption: What's going on? -- Following the hormonal clues ; Part two. How chemicals hurts. -- The attack on the brain and nervous system -- Metabolic mix-ups: obesity and diabetes -- A real-life "Children of men"? -- The chemical vulnerability of girls and women ; Part three. Taking action: Real steps that make a difference -- Your voice matters: how you can participate in a virtuous circle.
Summary "A leading voice in public health policy and top environmental medicine scientist reveals the alarming truth about how hormone-disrupting chemicals are affecting our daily lives--and what we can do to protect ourselves and fight back"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-208) and index.
Subject Endocrine disrupting chemicals -- Health aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health.
MEDICAL / Health Policy.
MEDICAL / Health Risk Assessment.
MEDICAL / Public Health.
MEDICAL / Research.
MEDICAL / Toxicology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy.
ISBN 9781328553492 (hardcover)
1328553493 (hardcover)
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