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Many diseases are the consequence of a particular environmental hazard affecting a particular phenotype. New hazards will cause new diseases. With an even more complex and intensely industrial world ahead, the range and intensity of risks from new chemical contaminants in our environment will grow. The cavalier attitudes of the present administration in Washington toward pollution control will further raise those risks. What may lie ahead is suggested by the recent calamities of the Kepone and polybromated biphenyls intoxications and the Love Canal experience. This journalistic but well-documented and readable account of industrial clinical pollution, the economic interests that allow
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Who's Poisoning America. Corporate Polluters and their Victims in the Chemical Age.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:250. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-2-250_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(2):250.
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