Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Occupational and Environmental Medicine is a monthly-published journal which covers the titular topics of occupational and environmental medicine. It contains studies and articles concerting topics related to human health and environmental topics. The journal is published by the BMJ Group, part of the British Medical Association and the publisher of BMJ; and is the official journal of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London. First published in 1944 under founding editor Donald Hunter, its original title was British Journal of Industrial Medicine (0007-1072). It adopted its present title in 1994.

Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group
Website
http://oem.bmj.com/
Impact factor
3.302 (2008)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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Health

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Oncology & Cancer

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For 40 years, researchers have believed there is an increased risk of cancer associated with styrene. Now, a working group under the auspices of the WHO and appointed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), ...

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