TITLE

Pondering public health and purity

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/4/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 12, p1620
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers reflection on the issue concerning the quest for purity in terms of public health. The issue on the health risk due to exposure to excessive lead in the selected toys in the market has been pointed out. She inflects that the quest for purity can get anyone into trouble. She suggests that attributable fraction of risk factors should be included in any reasonable discussion about risk in terms of public health.
ACCESSION #
27603222

 

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