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An outstanding resource providing state-of-the-art information, this book focuses on the risk to human and environmental health from exposure to persistent organic pollutants, heavy metals, airborne toxics, environmental estrogens, and other environmental pollutants. It provides comprehensive coverage of a field that will play a key role in emerging areas of public health and medicine. The book addresses metabolism, pathophysiology, imaging and nanotechnology, toxicogenomics, and population-based studies. This material will aid researchers in understanding, treating, and preventing environmentally induced disease.