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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Bicycle Safety (Overview)

Bicycle safety refers to all activities regarding the safe use of bicycles. This usually involves using helmets and lights, and following appropriate road laws.


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How to do a safety sex?

How to do a safety sex?

Condoms or pills: I' assuming this is in regards to avoiding unwanted pregnancy?
Use condoms if you are a male. If you are a female you have many options of contraception available from using a diaphragms to starting the contraceptive pill. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
16 Doctors shared insights

Bicycle Safety (Overview)

Bicycle safety refers to all activities regarding the safe use of bicycles. This usually involves using helmets and lights, and following appropriate road laws.


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Any facebook tips for kids safety?

Any facebook tips for kids safety?

See below: The same as any internet use by kids. Monitor the site. You need to know what they are posting and who they friend. Also, they should never give out any personal information, such as address, phone number, etc. ...Read more

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What are some outdoor grilling safety tips?

What are some outdoor grilling safety tips?

Safety first: Know your grill. Be sure equipment is not broken. Know how to safely light a propane grill. Do not have grills in closed areas...They need ventilation. Keep small children away. Do not squirt lighter fluid on a burning charcoal fire as the fire can follow the fluid back up in to the bottle and burn you. Best not to do anything drunk...Including grilling. ...Read more

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How is health, safety, and nutrition interrelated?

How is health, safety, and nutrition interrelated?

Many connections: Good nutrition is the foundation of health; it's impossible to maintain good long-term health without good nutrition; we all need to ingest adequate levels of all vitamins, essential minerals, amino acids and essential fatty acids as well as phytonutrients and avoid toxic foods. Safety is also essential as unsafe activities can result in injury or death. Poor nutrition can lead to unsafe behaviors. ...Read more

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What safety measures should we take if my partner has an s.T.D?

What safety measures should we take if my partner has an s.T.D?

#1 make your partner: Get treated, #2 you need to get cultured treated, and #3 no sex until both you and your partner have been treated. ...Read more

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What is the safety profile of nanoparticles ingredients in beauty products?

What is the safety profile of nanoparticles ingredients in beauty products?

Nanoparticles: The concern is whether the nanoparticles can be absorbed through the skin an into the blood streamthey are not consideredto be a safety risk. ...Read more

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Is cerelac safety for baby?

Is cerelac safety for baby?

Yes: These cereals are not sold in the us but should be fine for babies over 6 months of age. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight safety?

How can I lose weight safety?

Many possibilities.: Generally you just need to expend more calories than you take in. Regular exercise at least 2-3 hours a week and healthy well balanced diet. Avoid weight loss fads and medications as some are not safe. Go to weight watchers or join online. Talk to your doctor and get nutritional counseling. If you have heart risk factors your doctor may want to evaluate you before an exercise weight loss plan ...Read more

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How did the safety razor help?

How did the safety razor help?

Limits skin cuts: Prior to the safety razor, the major way to shave was to use an open blade on a standard razor. This requires some degree of skill, a very sharp blade and a high risk of skin cuts and abrasions. The safety razor limits the penetration and allows from the unskilled consumer to shave without such risks. ...Read more

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Explain the aspects of car safety.?

Explain the aspects of car safety.?

Part 2 car safety: This link from the university of michigan may be quite helpful http://www. Med. Umich. Edu/yourchild/topics/carseat. Htm. ...Read more

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Are there child safety ratings for cars?

Are there child safety ratings for cars?

Yes: What you can get is 1. Crash test results and 2. Car seat data. A good place for crash test results is the insurance institute for highway safety @ http://www. Iihs. Org/ratings/default. Aspx. The national highway traffic safety administration is a great place to learn about car seats @ http://www. Nhtsa. Gov/safety/cps. Then you can turn to consumer reports for specific product recs. ...Read more

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What is pharmacovigilance / drug safety?

Adverse effects: Pharmacovigilance is the science of detecting collecting, monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating adverse effects of medications, biological products, herbalism and traditional medicines. ...Read more

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How to handle toddler safety at bed time?

How to handle toddler safety at bed time?

Toddler bed: Once a child starts climbing from the crib, injuries from falls can occur. Most toddler beds are age approved for 18 months and up. When introducing the bed, be sure to check the room for things that could be swallowed, tangled in or fallen over/in. A good quality baby gate at the door of the room is a good idea to prevent some of the inevitable wandering that will occur. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How effective are safety razors for shaving?

How effective are safety razors for shaving?

Can be effective.: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about car seat safety?

A lot!: Car seats are one of the most important advances in child safety! It is absolutely essential that you learn how to adjust your car seat, how to fit it properly in your car, and how to make sure it fits your baby well as he/she grows. Infants should always ride in the back seat, rear facing for at least one year. Never put an infant car seat in the front seat of a car. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about pacifier safety?

Pacifier safety tips: Pacifiers deteriorate over time. Inspect them periodically and replace them if the rubber is discolored or torn.
Never tie a pacifier to your child’s crib or around your child’s neck or hand. This could cause serious injury or even death. Prolonged pacifier use might lead to dental and speech problems. ...Read more

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What are the safety concerns from using amaranth?

None except allergy: There is a remote chance of allergy to amaranth, however if you would like more information I suggest reading the voluminous amount of information that is available, then make your own informed decision. After gaining new insight to this food product ask me again if you have questions. ...Read more

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Where do I find credible food safety information?

Where do I find credible food safety information?

FDA: This falls under the purview of the food and drug administration. ...Read more

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What is the safety temp for my child to sleep in?

What is the safety temp for my child to sleep in?

Safe temperature: What is comfortable for you is comfortable for yourchild, namely 68-70 degrees. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about changing table safety?

Keep vigilance: Never leave a child unattended on a dressing table, even for a moment, even if the baby is strapped! Eyes on baby at all times, despite the baby is being buckled. Keep everything within reach.
http://www. Healthychildren. Org/english/safety-prevention/at-home/pages/changing-table-safety. Aspx? Nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=error%3a+no+local+token. ...Read more

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Please tell me, is triacetin a safety food additive?

Please tell me, is triacetin a safety food additive?

At least by the FDA: This meets the Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) criteria by the FDA. But any artificial chemicals that you can avoid, the better. ...Read more

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What are the safety concerns associated with pacifiers?

What are the safety concerns associated with pacifiers?

Few safety concerns: Wash the pacifier, and examine it for defects (cracked, elongated nipple, etc.) if you find any defects-discard it. Never tie a string around the pacifier-it could be a strangulation hazard. Limit pacifier use to bedtime, or times of high stress. This will reduce the chance of developing a pacifier habit later on, which might lead to dental problems. ...Read more

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What are some topics of interest relating to food safety?

Very Broad question: What information are you seeking? Food safety can relate to packaging, bacterial contamination like listeria or salmonella, genetically modified foods, organic versus non organic, storage, packaged versus fresh. ...Read more

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How's the safety of an injection for cure of osteoporosis?

How's the safety of an injection for cure of osteoporosis?

Fairly safe: Please understand despite out different medications, there is no vure for osteoporosis. There is good treament however. The injectable medications which include daily forteo, twice yearly Prolia injections, every three month IV Boniva and yearly IV reclast (zoledronic acid). All the medications have risks but most are well tolerated. Cost may be an issue on what drug may be chosen. Please talk with your physician. ...Read more

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I need a list of all adult day care centers safety features?

I need a list of all adult day care centers safety features?

Local DSS: Your local department of social services will have a complete list of regulations and features that an adult daycare should possess. You can also investigate if the ones you're looking at have been cited, and for what. The state dept of social services will also possess such a list of regulations, though they do not do the inspections themselves. ...Read more

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What are the necessities of early pregancies. Safety and care?

A few things.: Most importantly, don't smoke, drink alcohol or use drugs. Deep sea diving, sky diving, roller coasters or water skiing are not good ideas either. Hot tubs and saunas are ok only if the temperature is less than 100 degrees. Most other activity and exercise is fine to continue at a level you are accustomed to. Plenty of rest, stay hydrated and eat healthy.See your doctor. Congratulations! ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more