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What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

Rephrase question: Dicalcium phosphate and pyrophosphate can be found in some toothpastes, as abrasives and to inhibit mineralization of plaque, respectively. Please rephrase your question. Thanks. ...Read more

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Public Health (Definition)

Public health is a field of study in which a person studies how health and disease affects a community or society, and how government entities or programs can best deliver medical advice and treatments to a large population. The local department of public health is ...Read more


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How to describe poisoning by organophosphates and pesticides?

Typical scenario: This class of chemicals affects acetylcholine and can result in diffuse weakness, and difficulty breathing if excess exposure does occur, besides additional systemic and GI symptoms. This could well develop rapidly into a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Find section 1931(c)(1) of the public health services act?

Find section 1931(c)(1) of the public health services act?

GOOGLE IT: Should come up just like that. Did you have a medical question we may be able to help you with? ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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What are the ten essential public health services?

From the CDC:: Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. Enforce laws and regulations. ...Read more

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Would accidently inhaling pesticides and herbicides on your farm as a kid cause any type of health risks?

Would accidently inhaling pesticides and herbicides on your farm as a kid cause any type of health risks?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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Is there health risk when you eat fruits with pesticide ?

There is: Pesticides are chemicals that are used to suppress the growth of bugs that interfere with crops growing. They work primarily on the nervous system of the bugs killing them. Unfortunately, in high doses they can harm human beings in a similar way. Chronic exposure can potentially lead to mutations and long term consequences such as cancer and other health issues. ...Read more

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Would accidently ingesting pesticides/herbicides cause any type of health risks?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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What are the health dangers of pesticides?

Depends on the : Chemical. Different pesticides have different toxic effects. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/pesticides/b_1.htm. ...Read more

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Are the pesticides sprayed by the gardeners detrimental to your health?

Depends on the : The chemical and dose or exposure. See this site for more info. http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/pesticides/b_1.htm. ...Read more

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Is eating organic a way to avoid pesticides in produce? Does that mean that organic foods would have more germs without the pesticides?

Is eating organic a way to avoid pesticides in produce? Does that mean that organic foods would have more germs without the pesticides?

YES, no more "germs": Pesticides do not protect against germs; they protect plants from being eaten by insects. Organic foods have no more germs than conventional food but much lower levels of pesticides. Organic growers use other techniques including natural pesticides to protect plants. Organic plants also produce more natural defense chemicals and phytonutrients which are healthy to eat. See comment for more: ...Read more

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Hello,like we wash our veggies to avoid pesticides is there any way to avoid pest in our tea like in green tea of tetley or is it fine?

Hello,like we wash our veggies to avoid pesticides is there any way to avoid pest in our tea like in green tea of tetley or is it fine?

You can pour some: hot water over the tea leaves to wash them. Drain the water and then add more hot water to actually brew the tea. Peace and good health. This is what is done in China. They even wash and warm the pot and cups this way first. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of pesticide is hydramethylnon and is it linked to autism, as some other pesticides are suspected?

Can you tell me what kind of pesticide is hydramethylnon and is it linked to autism, as some other pesticides are suspected?

Hydramethylnon: This is very effective for cockroaches and ants. I could find only one small-sample study from california involving people living near a factory where the stuff was made. Even the people who did the study emphasized how preliminary this work was, and you know that the vast majority of such studies aren't reproducible and thus there's probably no risk. I wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

OK but organic best!: Orange peels are a superb source of beneficial phytonutrients such as bioflavonoids, but will likely have pesticide residues unless organic. In a list of 50 common fruits and veggies apples ranked first in pesticides and oranges 31st- see http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php Try washing before eating by soaking in solution of 10% vinegar/90% water for 20 min,then rinse.Choose organic if available! ...Read more

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Concerned. Does fruit peel contain more pesticides than normal fruit? Would an apple contain more pesticides than orange peel?

Pesticides: All fruits should be well washed because of the use of pesticides often used by the growers. Of course the peel contains the brunt of the pesticide. I don't feel that there is any significant difference between apples and oranges in that regard except you don't eat the peel of the Orange usually. ...Read more

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I might have gotten a bit of pesticide in my eye. Should i be worried?

I might have gotten a bit of pesticide in my eye. Should i be worried?

Water flush & flush: Make sure you flush your eye with plenty of water. If you are not not experiencing significant irritation/pain or change in vision etc...You most likely ok. Even if you have some irritation, permanent trouble is not likely, but should have your doc take a look at and in your eye to make sure. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can your kidney fail due to being near pesticides and herbicides as farmer?

Can your kidney fail due to being near pesticides and herbicides as farmer?

PESTICIDES: Many pesticides and herbicides if consumed or handled improperly can have effect on the kidney , liver and other organs. Important to read the precautions carefully and follow them. ...Read more

Avoid Organophosphate Pesticides (Definition)

Organophosphate pesticides are potent neurotoxins used to kill insects. Exposure has been linked to developmental problems in children, including ADHD and disorders ...Read more


Pesticide (Definition)

It ia any chemical or natually abtained substance that when exposed 2 a pest, it kills it. There r many & if u r going 2 use any for what ever reason, ...Read more