Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Diagnosis: Mercury by Jane M. Hightower

In Diagnosis: Mercury, Dr Hightower retraces her investigation into the modern prevalence of mercury poisoning, revealing how political calculations, dubious studies, and industry lobbyists endanger our health. While mercury is a naturally occurring element, she learns there's much that is unnatural about this poison's prevalence in our seafood. Mercury is pumped into the air by coal-fired power plants and settles in our rivers and oceans, and has been dumped into our waterways by industry. It accumulates in the fish we eat, and ultimately in our own bodies. Yet government agencies and lawmakers have been slow to regulate pollution or even alert consumers.

Buy Diagnosis: Mercury by Jane M. Hightower from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781597263955
ISBN-10: 1597263958
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Diagnosis: Mercury by Jane M. Hightower

Book Reviews - Diagnosis: Mercury by Jane M. Hightower

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Diagnosis: Mercury book by Jane M. Hightower and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Jane M. Hightower

Jane M. Hightower, M.D., is a board certified internal medicine physician in San Francisco, California. She published a landmark study that brought the issue of mercury in seafood to national attention. She continues to publish scientific papers and give lectures on the subject.

Books By Jane M. Hightower

Diagnosis: Mercury by Jane M. Hightower
Paperback, March 2011