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The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, told “with the gripping intrigue of a Grisham thriller” (O: The Oprah Magazine)—an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power. Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan—in the name of austerity—shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water... more...

The international popularity of herbal remedies has recently outpaced quality information on the utilization and dosing of these compounds. This book fills a void in the literature by offering an authoritative overview of the mechanisms of herbal remedies and their impact on standard medications. It offers a practical approach that focuses not only on specific drug interactions, but the mechanisms behind those interactions and their clinical... more...

Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 2001 & 2003 The Eighth Edition of this standard-setting text has been extensively revised and updated to include ALL aspects of thyroidology. Comprehensive and well organised, Werner & Ingbar's The Thyroid: A Fundamental and Clinical Text covers both basic and clinical aspects of the entire subspeciality. Written and compiled by... more...

Waste is something we all make every day but often pay little attention to.  That's changing, and model programs around the globe show the many different ways a community can strive for, and achieve, zero-waste status. Scientist-turned-activist Paul Connett, a leading international figure in decades-long battles to fight pollution, has championed efforts to curtail overconsumption and keep industrial toxins out of our air and... more...

Throughout human history, we have long encountered the combination of promise, risk, and uncertainty that accompanies emerging technologies. Nanotechnology is a recent example of an emerging technology that promises to drastically improve existing products as well as allow for creative development of new goods and services. This new technology also has its potential downsides. Industry, academia, and regulatory agencies are all working... more...


This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view on global issues and addressing the increasing diversity and complexity of the ecotoxicological field. It also contains novel information on... more...

With growing interest in the safety of foods, knowledge of food toxicology is gaining more importance every day. Introduction to Toxicology and Food provides a concise overview of both the science of toxicology and food toxicology. It presents easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and principles of toxicology as a science, the toxicants found in foods, and naturally occurring antitoxic/anticarcinogenic substances in foods. It examines the... more...

Environmental Sampling for Unknowns covers modern approaches to indoor and outdoor environmental sampling, with an emphasis on identifying unknown substances.


Part I - General Bacteriology; 1. Glossary of Microbiology; 2. History and Scope; 3. Morphology of Bacteria; 4. Nutritional Requirements of Bacteria; 5. Bacterial Metabolism; 6. Media for Bacterial Growth; 7. Classification and Identification of Bacteria; 8. Sterilization and Disinfection; 9. Infection10. Antimicrobial Therapy; Part II - Bacterial Genetics; 11. Bacterial Genetics; Part III Immunology; 12. Immunity; 13. Antigen; 14.... more...