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
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition:1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Confronting risk tradeoffs / John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener
  • Estrogen therapy for menopause / Evridiki Hatziandreu, Constance Williams, and John D. Graham
  • Clozapine therapy for schizophrenia / Miriam E. Adams, Howard Chang, and Howard S. Frazier
  • Licensing the elderly driver / Constance Williams and John D. Graham
  • Saving gasoline and lives / John D. Graham
  • Eating fish / Paul D. Anderson and Jonathan Baert Wiener
  • Seeking safe drinking water / Susan W. Putnam and Jonathan Baert Wiener
  • Recycling lead / Katherine Walker and Jonathan Baert Wiener
  • Regulating pesticides / George M. Gray and John D. Graham
  • Protecting the global environment / Jonathan Baert Wiener
  • Resolving risk tradeoffs / Jonathan Baert Wiener and John D. Graham.