ERIC Number: ED046724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-May
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Proceedings of the American Medical Association Congress on Environmental Health Problems (1st, Chicago, Illinois, May 1-2, 1964).
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.
Included are the proceedings of the first Congress on Environmental Health. Topics related to air pollution include the extent of human exposure, its relation to disease, evaluating effects clinically, community control and the physician's role. Topics related to pesticides include treatment of poisonings, occurrence of poisonings, safe usage, and regulation of distribution. Radiological topics include biological effects of radiation, food contamination, radiation standards and protection guides. Topics related to water pollution include the nature of water pollution, its relation to health, control programs, and present and future problems. (PR)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Conference Reports, Environment, Health, Pesticides, Pollution, Radiation Effects, Water Pollution, Water Resources
American Medical Assoc., 535 North Dearborn, Chicago, Ill. 60610 (Free)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.