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How everyday products make people sick: toxins at home and in the workplace
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    PaulD Blanc. . University of California PressBerkley, 2007, pp 346, $19.95 (paperback). ISBN 0520248821

    Forget the dreadful title—presumably devised to appeal to the neurotic tendency so well pandered to by the media—this is actually a superbly researched and scholarly book that traces the history of the author’s selection of relatively well-known occupational hazards. In saying relatively well-known, I mean that when I started reading I thought I knew quite a lot about most of them, having been involved in their research for some 35 years. The author’s thesis is that we have forgotten their history and that there is now a movement to debunk their importance, resulting in …

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