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  • Valerie J. Brown
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental health perspectives
  • 2006 (First Published: 1 May 2006)
  • Ibadan, the second largest city in Nigeria, is the center of a large agricultural region in Oyo State. Since the nineteenth century, fierce intertribal rivalries and other political unrest haveContinue Reading
  • Valerie J. Brown
  • Medicine
  • Environmental health perspectives
  • 2014 (First Published: 1 October 2014)
  • Risk perception is a highly personal process of decision making, based on an individual’s frame of reference developed over a lifetime, among many other factors. A body of research from the pastContinue Reading
  • Valerie J. Brown, D. G. Shurben, Woodruff Miller, Mark Crane
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecotoxicology and environmental safety
  • 1994 (First Published: 1 October 1994)
  • The toxicity of cadmium in water is well known, but there have been few reports on the long-term effects of this metal on fish at concentrations near the European inland water standard of 5Continue Reading
  • Valerie J. Brown
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental health perspectives
  • 2013 (First Published: 1 June 2013)
  • Humans have used cosmetics for thousands of years. In recent years there has been growing consumer concern that cosmetics may contain harmful levels of toxic substances. For example, in 2007 theContinue Reading