Health

September 13, 2009 to September 16, 2009

Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology (EST)

Sessions will cover the REACH program; consumer chemicals and food contaminants; safety of herbal medicine; emerging pesticide issues related to human health; and environmental risk from human pharmaceuticals.

November 1, 2009 to November 5, 2009

American Society of Agronomy - Crop Science Society of America - Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting

2009 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-5 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA

FDA Mulls Putting Public's Health Above Companies' Trade Secrets

NYT: "The goal is to open up a system in which the agency failed to inform the public that a widely prescribed heartburn drug was especially toxic to babies; that a diabetes medicine and a painkiller increased heart attack risks; and that antidepressants increased suicidal thoughts and behavior in children and teenagers."

Book Shelf, Book 2- The Winds Of Change: Climate, Weather, And The Destruction Of Civilization

 

 Climate change scientist paints a stark and vivid picture

THE WINDS OF CHANGE: CLIMATE, WEATHER AND THE DESTRUCTION OF CIVILIZATIONS By Eugene Linden 
Simon & Schuster, $26

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