Health and environment - partners for life

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Health Canada
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Ottawa, ON

Describes the current understanding of the relationship between human health and the Canadian environment, based on the findings from the Action Plan on Health and the Environment (APHE), other Health Canada programs and other sources of information. Focusses on those contaminants that are of particular concern to the health of Canadians, notes the progress made in reducing levels of environmental contaminants and describes the impact that the human-made or 'built' environment can have on our health. Describes actions being taken by Health Canada and other agencies to protect and promote the health of Canadians, and it provides practical suggestions for things that individuals can do to protect and enhance their own health. It also notes some emerging issues and future challenges related to health and the environment.

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ENVI.H43 1997
ISBN 0662261496