Water pollution

Water pollution

Pharmaceuticals in our water: a new threat to public health?

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Summarizes what is known about pharmaceutical and personal care products and their impact on water pollution. Describes what can be done to reverse the threat these products pose to the population's health and to the environment.

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WHP PHAR.B38 2004

Full circle: drugs, the environment and our health

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the environmental contamination of rivers and lakes by chemical products from a public health perspective. Argues that the most health-promoting, cost-effective strategy for everyone is prevention.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Drugs in our water: chronic exposure to chemicals in water supply may be harmful to health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores the issue of trace amounts of pharmaceutical drugs that can enter our drinking water from lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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