Risk versus risk : tradeoffs in protecting health and the environment / edited by John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener.

We see the stories in the newspaper nearly every day: a drug hailed as a breakthrough treatment turns out to cause harmful side effects; controls implemented to reduce air pollution are shown to generate hazardous solid waste; bans on dangerous chemicals result in the introduction of even more risky...

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Other Authors: Graham, John D. (John David), 1956-, Wiener, Jonathan Baert, 1962-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition:1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
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250 |a 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed. 
260 |a Cambridge, Mass. :  |b Harvard University Press,  |c 1997. 
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505 0 0 |t Confronting risk tradeoffs /  |r John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener --  |t Estrogen therapy for menopause /  |r Evridiki Hatziandreu, Constance Williams, and John D. Graham --  |t Clozapine therapy for schizophrenia /  |r Miriam E. Adams, Howard Chang, and Howard S. Frazier --  |t Licensing the elderly driver /  |r Constance Williams and John D. Graham --  |t Saving gasoline and lives /  |r John D. Graham --  |t Eating fish /  |r Paul D. Anderson and Jonathan Baert Wiener --  |t Seeking safe drinking water /  |r Susan W. Putnam and Jonathan Baert Wiener --  |t Recycling lead /  |r Katherine Walker and Jonathan Baert Wiener --  |t Regulating pesticides /  |r George M. Gray and John D. Graham --  |t Protecting the global environment /  |r Jonathan Baert Wiener --  |t Resolving risk tradeoffs /  |r Jonathan Baert Wiener and John D. Graham. 
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520 |a We see the stories in the newspaper nearly every day: a drug hailed as a breakthrough treatment turns out to cause harmful side effects; controls implemented to reduce air pollution are shown to generate hazardous solid waste; bans on dangerous chemicals result in the introduction of even more risky substitutes. Could our efforts to protect our health and the environment actually be making things worse? In Risk versus Risk, John D. Graham, Jonathan Baert Wiener, and their colleagues at the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis marshal an impressive set of case studies which demonstrate that all too often our nation's campaign to reduce risks to our health and the environment is at war with itself. 
650 0 |a Health risk assessment. 
650 0 |a Health behavior  |x Decision making. 
650 0 |a Environmental health  |x Decision making. 
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700 1 |a Graham, John D.  |q (John David),  |d 1956- 
700 1 |a Wiener, Jonathan Baert,  |d 1962- 
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