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This symposium consists of fifteen papers about inorganic materials in man's environment as they may relate to health and disease. Published as Memoir No. 123 of the Geological Society of America, it is provocative and challenging to the imagination of physicians who look beyond the immediacy of a busy day with sick people. Dr. Howard C. Hopps, formerly with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and now Curators' Professor of Pathology at the University of Missouri, has written the introductory chapter, "Geographic Pathology and the Medical Implications of Environmental Geochemistry." This is a 10-page summary that is so clear and
Environmental Geochemistry in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:333–334. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-2-333
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(2):333-334.
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