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Title: Silent Spring Institute PDF
Url: https://silentspring.org/
Publisher: Silent Spring Institute
Description: Named after ecologist Rachel Carson's landmark book, "Silent Spring", the Silent Spring Institute (SSI) is a "scientific research organization dedicated to identifying the links between the environment and women's health, especially breast cancer." The SSI website contains descriptions of several research projects including the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study, Geographic Information System Exposure Assessment, Groundwater and Drinking Water Initiatives, and Household Exposure Study. SSI also makes a number of downloadable publications available including journal articles and issues of the Institute's own _Silent Spring Review_. The site posts relevant news stories from a variety of sources, and contains a sizeable News Archive as well. In addition, the site offers a great many annotated links, and a glossary with pertinent medical, scientific, and environmental terms.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Gynecology and obstetrics -- Diseases of the breast
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- By age group, class, etc. -- Women
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Personal health and hygiene -- Personal health and grooming guides for classes of people -- Women -- Periodicals. Societies. Serials
Social sciences -- The family. Marriage. Women -- The Family. Marriage. Woman -- Women. Feminism -- Women's studies. Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Disease
Health -- Environmental health
Health -- Consumer health
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Silent Spring Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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