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Homo toxicus

Author: Carole Poiliquin; Filmoption International.
Publisher: Westmount, QC : Filmoptions International [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Everyday, tons of chemicals are released into the environment, without ever knowing how toxic they are in the long term to the living organisms. More: the majority of the 100 000 molecules developed since the World War II and that arer used in daily products have never been tested? Some of them found their way into our bodies and into the fetuses. Up to 247 toxic substances have been found in new-borns. We are  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Poiliquin; Filmoption International.
OCLC Number: 858711775
Description: 1 DVD (87 min.) : sound, color
Responsibility: Carole Poliquin.

Abstract:

"Everyday, tons of chemicals are released into the environment, without ever knowing how toxic they are in the long term to the living organisms. More: the majority of the 100 000 molecules developed since the World War II and that arer used in daily products have never been tested? Some of them found their way into our bodies and into the fetuses. Up to 247 toxic substances have been found in new-borns. We are today bequeathing our toxic load to our children along with our DNA! In a hard-hitting investigation, carried out with intelligence and humour, the director has her own blood tested and explores the links between those toxic substances and some rising health problems such as cancer, allergies, hyperactivity, male infertility. Her findings are disturbing and strongly challenge our way of life."

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