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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #843: Expanding the Movement

Publication Date:

February 23, 2006

Abstract:

Health and Environmental Health: Expanding the Movement We "environmental health" activists could appeal to a larger segment of the public if we based our work on all three environments that determine human health: the natural, the built, and the social. Diane Wilson Released from Jail Diane...

Rachel's Democracy & Health News #838: Pets and Children

Publication Date:

January 19, 2006

Abstract:

Are Children Dogs Without Fur? The super-rich are using their tax breaks to buy their dogs bottled water, organically-grown beef, fake-mink beds, braces for their teeth, and Prozac for the nerves while "Increasing numbers of young American children are showing signs of serious malnourishment...

Rachels Democracy & Health News #833

Publication Date:

December 15, 2005

Abstract:

{*} AP: MORE BLACKS LIVE WITH POLLUTION {*} THE 14 'MOST WANTED' CORPORATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS OF 2005 {*} $20B IN DOUBT FOR GREAT LAKES FIX {*} WORLD HEALTH BODY LINKS ECOSYSTEM INJURY TO HUMAN HEALTH PROBLEMS {*} 'CLEAN COAL' DIRTY, GROUPS SAY...

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Alternatives to Quantitative Risk Assessment for Decision-Making (Draft 2)

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

July 10, 2005

Abstract:

Offers 7 criticisms of quantitative risk assessment and offers several alternative ways of gathering information for, and approaching, decisions affecting public health and the natural environment....

Fear of Speaking Out About Public Health Issues

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

April 8, 2005

Abstract:

Paper prepared for a conference of public health students, giving examples of public health professionals afraid to speak out, speculating why the "powers that be" might want to intimidate public health officials, and suggesting steps that young professionals could take to reduce the likelihood of b...

Pew Environmental Health Commission Summer 1999 Update

Publication Date:

July 15, 1999

Abstract:

Newsletter of the Pew Environmental Health Commission Summer 1999; contains the Commission's defintion of "enviromental health" and reveals survey data showing widespread support for efforts to improve public health....

NACCHO Resolution 00-07 Supporting Environmental Justice

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

November 12, 2000

Abstract:

Resolution 00-07 Supporting Environmental Justice adopted Nov. 12, 2000 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

The Evolution of Environmental Health from Antiquity to the Present

Publication Date:

October 1, 2003

Abstract:

Vincent Lafronza, "The Evolution of Environmental Health from Antiquity to the Present," undated, published by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) at http://www.naccho.org/general34.cfm...

NACCHO Resolution 99-13 to Support the Integration of Environmental Health and Public Health Practice

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

November 7, 1999

Abstract:

Resolution 99-13 to Support the Integration of Environmental Health and Public health Practice adopted Nov. 7, 1999 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

NACCHO Resolution 01-10 on Human Rights

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

June 27, 2001

Abstract:

Resolution 01-10 on Human Rights adopted June 27, 2001 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

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