Summary: The health of our children is an enormously critical issue facing our society today. The toll of childhood death and disability extends well beyond the individual child to affect all of us. Children are more vulnerable than adults to all environmental threats. The authors of this book have empowered all readers by providing clear and understandable information about what are the environmental threats and what we can do to prevent them. The clear, concise focus is on ...show morewhat we all need to know to help children grow up to be healthy young adults.
The six chapters include Infectious Diseases in the Environment, Injuries and Child Health, The Legacy of Lead, Environmental Chemicals and Pests, Childhood Asthma and Reducing Environmental Health Risks. An Appendix of activities to do with children is included.
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