Air pollution

Air pollution

Mothers: the first environment

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Katsi Cook
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Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the reproductive health effects of industry resulting in toxic contaminants in the air, water, soil and food chain. Shows how communities can respond with the example of the resistance of Mowhawk women and The Akwesasne Mother's Milk Project.

 


 



Breast milk : an untold story

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jeanne Jabanoski
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Vol 6, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article identifies the chemical hazards of breast feeding. Advocates for women to take control of their own health. List of resources.

Winning the war on cancer : Cancer prevention: Rachel Carson’s "imperative" need

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
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Liz Armstrong
Angela Rickman
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A retrospective look at the forty-five years that have followed the release of Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring, that both struck the match that lit the modern environmental movement but also provided an eloquent, compelling argument that man-made substances were driving cancer rates to alarming levels.

Air pollution, climate change and your health

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English
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines air pollution and climate change. Lists the negative effects air pollution and climate change have on health.

Air pollution and heart and lung disease

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English
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada, Environmental and Workplace Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights the negative impacts that air pollution has on people with heart and lung disease. Describes possible sources of air pollution and what individuals can do to protect themselves from it.

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ISBN 0662667778

Outdoor air pollution and your health : what's the cost?

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English
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights the relationship between the negative impact air pollution has on health and the economic cost this produces for Canadians.

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ISBN 0662667794

Air pollution and seniors

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes how senior are at a greater risk of health problems due to air pollution. Highlights air pollutions related health risks for seniors, sources of air pollution, what seniors can do to protect themselves, and how they can reduce air pollution.

Air pollution and active transportation

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes how active or human powered transportation reduces air pollution and improves over all health. Lists causes of air pollution and how individuals can protect themselves from air pollution.

Dioxins and furans

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English
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Health Canada
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2001, 2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines dioxins and furans, describes how they are produced, and the negative health effects they cause. Highlights how individuals can reduce their risks to exposure.

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ISBN 0662358937
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Series: It's Your Health

Multiple chemical sensitivity: how chemical exposures may be affecting your health

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English
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Video
Publisher: 
Alison Johnson
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Brunswick, ME

Examines the effects that MCS (multiple chemical sensitivity) has had on the lives of over a dozen people from various backgrounds.

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HEAI.M85 1998
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