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What are some tips for eco-friendly parenting?

What are some tips for eco-friendly parenting?

Numerous: Read dr. Greene's book: raising baby green, use cloth or compostable diapers, breastfeed, wear your baby, use organic products, minimize buying stuff in general, buy secondhand, join supportive parenting groups like holisticmoms.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Can you tell me what number of people get anthrax in year?

Can you tell me what number of people get anthrax in year?

What country & is: There an outbreak? Which form of anthrax? You can review this by country, year and anthrax type through cdc. For instance, btwn 1979 &1985 there were > 10, 000 case of anthrax (primarily cutaneous) in zimbabwe. To date there are 11 known cases of pulmonary anthrax in the us. The stats differ greatly depending on location, type and particular year. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the rate at which anthrax kills a population?

Can you tell me about the rate at which anthrax kills a population?

Different forms of: Anthrax infection. Mortality rate for skin acquired untreated anthrax is 10 to 20 % but very low w antibiotic therapy. Mortality rate for inhalation anthrax is 50 to 90 % even w antibiotic therapy. Mortality rate for gastrointestinal anthrax is about 50 % w antibiotic therapy. If meningitis occurs w anthrax infection it is usually fatal. ...Read more

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How is it that anthrax can survive harsh conditions for years or more?

Endospores: The bacillus anthracis can form dormant endospores, that are able to survive in harsh conditions for literally centuries. But, when the spores are inhaled, ingested, or come into contact with a host, they often reactive, and then rapidly multiply. However, the host does have to have a lowered threshold for the organism to produce the toxin that is so deadly. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of anthrax?

Anthrax: Is usually fatal if not treated right away, it is not a chronic disease. ...Read more

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Will exposure to anthrax harm my child?

Yes: Anthrax is a serious illness. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anthrax/ds00422. ...Read more

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What does anthrax do to the human body?

Severe inflammation: Anthrax causes severe inflammation of the affected organ. In terms of seriousness are infections of skin, GI tract and lung. Anthrax pneumonia has very high mortality. ...Read more

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How can anthrax get energy to reproduce and how does it reproduce?

Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis spores (endospores) are dormant ; can be found on all continents. When they are inhaled they reactivate ; begin multiplying. ...Read more

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How can our immune system fight anthrax?

Vaccination: A vaccine for anthrax was available a while ago and was given to military personnel. For microbial diseases, vaccination is the best way to support the immune system to fight the infection. ...Read more

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What symptoms does anthrax infection usually cause?

Depends on form: The worst form, inhalation anthrax is flu like early with low grade fever, fatigue, non-productive cough, muscle aches, etc.One to 5 days later there may be abrupt onset of high fever, severe breathing difficulty and shock. Death may ensue within 24-36 hrs. ...Read more

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Dr. Helle Lukk
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Anthrax (Definition)

Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis. There is a variety of symptoms, most of which involve the skin, ...Read more


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Eco Friendly Parenting (Definition)

Eco-friendly parenting means paying attention to how the environment affects our kids and our ...Read more