Environmental and Occupational Health is a foundation of every public health degree program in the United States. Providing a comprehensive core text on environmental health for both students and practitioners, Environmental Health, Second Edition covers the major issues in the field, including air, surface water, and ground water contamination, food safety, occupational health, radiation, chemical and physical hazards, vector control, and injuries. Thoroughly updated throughout, this second edition of the best-selling and highly respected text takes an "evidence-based" approach, providing a strong foundation for students preparing for careers in academic practice. Howard Frumkin, MD, MPH, PhD CONTENTS Tables, Figures, and Exhibits. The Editor. The Contributors. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Howard Frumkin PART ONE: METHODS AND PARADIGMS. 1. Ecology and Human Health (Bruce Wilcox and Holly Jessop). 2. Toxicology (Jason R. Richardson and Gary W. Miller). 3. Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (Kyle Steenland and Christine Moe). 4. Exposure Assessment, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Management (P. Barry Ryan). 5. Environmental Psychology (Daniel Stokols and Chip Clitheroe). 6. Genetics and Environmental Health (Samuel H. Wilson and William A. Suk). 7. Environmental Health Ethics (Andrew Jameton). 8. Environmental Justice (Charles Lee). PART TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE GLOBAL SCALE. 9. Population Pressure (Don Hinrichsen). 10. Climate Change (Jonathan A. Patz). 11. Developing Nations (Jerome Nriagu, Jaymie Meliker, and Markey Johnson). PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE REGIONAL SCALE. 12. Air Pollution (Michelle L. Bell and Jonathan M. Samet). 13. Energy Production (Jeremy J. Hess). 14. Healthy Cities (Sarah K. Heaton, John M. Balbus, James W. Keck, and Andrew L. Dannenberg). 15. Water and Health (Timothy Ford). PART FOUR: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE LOCAL SCALE. 16. Solid and Hazardous Waste (Sven Rodenbeck, Kenneth Orloff, and Henry Falk). 17. Pest Control and Pesticides (Mark G. Robson, George C. Hamilton, and Wattasit Siriwong). 18. Food Safety (David McSwane). 19. Healthy Buildings (Howard Frumkin). 20. Workplace Health and Safety (Melissa Perry and Howard Hu). 21. Radiation (Arthur C. Upton). 22. Injuries (Jeremy J. Hess and Junaid A. Razzak). 23. Disaster Preparedness (Mark E. Keim). 24. Nature Contact: A Health Benefit (Howard Frumkin)? 25. Children (Maida P. Galvez, Joel Forman, and Philip J. Landrigan). PART FIVE: THE PRACTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. 26. Practicing Prevention in Environmental Health (Lynn R. Goldman). 27. Environmental Health Practice (Sarah Kotchian and Robert J. Laumbach). 28. Geographic Information Systems (Lance A. Waller). 29. Risk Assessment (Scott Bartell). 30. Environmental Health Policy (A. Stanley Meiburg). 31. Risk Communication (Vincent T. Covello). 32. Legal Remedies (Douglas A. Henderson). Index.