Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 19, issue 1, P16-25 2008 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2008.0009 View full text
Bailus. Walker, Melvin. Span

Abstract: Epidemiologic evidence makes clear that the likelihood of exposure to environmental contaminants increases in most poor and underserved communities. Despite progress in reducing a number of environmental risk factors for disease, serious environmental problems persist, and those remaining problems are highly complex. Their solution requires meaningful community engagement as well as a diverse environmental health workforce. Demographic data, and related social and economic developments, strongly indicate that …

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