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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Environmental Epidemiology.

Environmental epidemiology / Committee on Environmental Epidemiology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: v. 1. Public health and hazardous waste.

ISBN 0-309-04496-0 (v. 1)

1. Environmental health. 2. Epidemiology. I. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Epidemiologic Methods. 2. Hazardous Waste—adverse effects. 3. Refuse Disposal. WA 788 N275e]

RA565.N323 1991

363.72'87—dc20

DNLM/DLC

for Library of Congress 91-28051

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Copyright © 1991 by the National Academy of Sciences

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