RESOURCES: Books & Videos
___ P9. Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes => $37 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R by Nicholas Ashford and Claudia Miller, publ.by John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition, 1998, 440 pages
Includes the entire text of the first edition (a report written for the New Jersey Department of Health which won the World Health Organization's Macedo Award), and four new chapters.
This is the definitive scholarly book on MCS. Reviews the literature on health effects of low-level chemical exposures, MCS, and related topics. Fairly technical. Loaded with references.Discusses the proposed origins of MCS, health effects associated with chemicals and food, physiological mechanisms, diagnostic approaches, developments in research and recognition of MCS, and chemical industry efforts to block this recognition. "Clinicians and policymakers would do well to read and heed the advice of this book."–Journal of the American Medical Association
___ S6. Less Toxic Alternatives
Names chemical and toxic products to avoid as well as safer alternatives for a wide variety of home and institutional uses. By Carolyn Gorman with Marie Hyde Dickson. Published by Optimum Press, 176 pages, 1997. (paperback)
=> $18 plus $4 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P6. Multiple Chemical Sensitivities at Work
A "Training Workbook for Working People" with accompanying video (see below) developed in conjunction with rank and file union members for use in workplace education programs. 86 pages, published by the Labor Institute of NYC, 1993. (out of print: photocopy only)
=> $10 plus $4 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P7. MCS: An Occupational Hazard (video)
Professional video focuses on the struggles for recognition, reasonable accommodation, and workers compensation waged by MCS patients who were made sick in office buildings. Includes MCS at Work Training Workbook (P6 above). 28 minutes, produced by the Labor Institute NYC.
=> $25 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P10. MCS: The Great Debate (video)
MCS R&R executive director Albert Donnay and former medical director Dr. Grace Ziem debate Dr. Ronald Gots and Dr. Stephen Barrett, co-authors of "Chemical Sensitivity: the Truth About Environmental Illness" and founders of the Environmental Sensitivities Research Institute and Quackwatch, respectively. Hosted by the American College of Toxicology, 1998, 2.5 hours
=> $25 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P4. Mechanisms of Chemical-Induced Porphyrinopathies
edited by Silbergeld EK and Fowler BA. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume 514,.1987, 350 pages. Includes 34 research papers and 10 posters from a 3-day conference of the same name sponsored by the NYAS in October 1987.
=> $59 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P12. Carbon Monoxide
Edited by David Penney, 13 contributed chapters, 296 pages, CRC Press, 1996.
=> $109 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P13. Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
Edited by David Penney, 23 contributed chapters, including one by Albert Donnay on the History of Neurasthenia (aka MCS), 560 pages, CRC Press, 2000.
=> $ 89 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P14. Oxygen Multistep Therapy: Physiological and Technical
by Manfred von Ardenne. Translated by Paula Kirby and Winfried Kruger. 319 figures, 50 tables, 402 pages, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc, 1990.
=> $ 79 plus $6 shipping from MCS R&R
___ P14. The Physiological Basis for Oxygen Therapy
by Julius Comroe and Robert Dripps. (American Lectures in Physiology #42, edited by Robert Pitts), Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 85 pages, 1950 (out of print: photocopy only)
=> $ 20 plus $4 shipping from MCS R&R
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Chemical Sensitivity: A Survival Guide
of Progress: Personal Histories from the Chemically Sensitive
Chemical Sensitivity: How Chemical Exposures May Be Affecting
War Syndrome: Aftermath of a Toxic Battlefield
War Syndrome: Legacy of a Perfect War
Well in a Toxic World: Understanding Environmental Illness,
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Chemical Injuries,
and Sick Building Syndrome
Alternative Approach to Allergies
This Your Child?
Doris J. Rapp, MD
William Morrow, 1991
A guide for discovering and treating unrecognized forms of allergy and chemical sensitivity, such as hyperactivity, aggression, learning problems, attention deficit disorder (ADD), depression, delinquency, and other behavioral problems, recurrent infections, intestinal problems, and poor health. Helps parents identify common foods, chemicals, and other allergic substances that may be causing their children's problems. Informative for patients of all ages.
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