The Epidemiology and Control of Man-Made Diseases

  • David D. Rutstein

Abstract

The International Association of Life Assurance Medicine is directly concerned with the increased risk of unnecessary man-made disease, disability, and untimely death resulting from the pollution of our environment. Let us, therefore, examine the epidemiology of the man-made diseases and the effective international application of the epidemiological principles that could lead to the control of these avoidable health problems.

Keywords

Dust Arsenic Influenza Radium Tuberculosis 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1974

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