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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fire Prevention (Overview)

Fire prevention is an important safety issue to address with patients. Every home should have a working smoke detector in every room and fire extinguisher.


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A fire prevention plan website for your family?

A fire prevention plan website for your family?

See web sites below: Check out the cdc web site http://www.Cdc.Gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/fire-prevention/fireprevention.Htm as well as the links at the bottom of the page. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
38 doctors shared insights

Fire Prevention (Overview)

Fire prevention is an important safety issue to address with patients. Every home should have a working smoke detector in every room and fire extinguisher.


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Family plan for fire prevention and meeting space?

Family plan for fire prevention and meeting space?

Many Fire Department: have annual fairs where families can go through the "fire house", meet Sparky the fire dog ( person in costume), obtain free materials that teaches egress, and even climb on firetrucks. Then the family can practice as home. ...Read more

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Avoiding Sunburn (Tip)

Avoiding Sunburn

Prevention is easier than cure. Take proper equipment and stay safe. ...See more

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What is injury prevention all about?

What is injury prevention all about?

Many things: Injury prevention is sport specific, but for all sports warming up prior to practice/games and stretching before and after is key. Athletes must maintain their physical fitness and have appropriate diets and hydration. Wearing appropriate, well fitting equipment aids in injury prevention. Bracing can reduce the rate of some injuries (mcl tear in football). ...Read more

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What leads to cancer and preventions?

Not sure what is: ..Your question. Prevention is extremely important when dealing with cancer. Primary prevention involves not getting cancer (not smoking, healthy lifestyle, safe sex). Secondary prevention involves not dying of cancer (age and risk specific screening). Can't prevent all cancers but you should make your best effort. ...Read more

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Where to get relapse prevention help?

Where to get relapse prevention help?

RELAPSE: If alcohol is involved, Alcohol Anonymous helps tremendously. If narcotic or other agent is the concern, then seek Narcotic Anonymous groups. Churches have support groups too. And many communities have wonderful programs with mentors. ...Read more

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What is the best prevention for eczema?

What is the best prevention for eczema?

Diet: Supplemnts with vitamin d, zinc and essential fatty acids can help.Calso identify food triggers to avoid. ...Read more

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What is a good malaria prevention drug?

What is a good malaria prevention drug?

Mefloquin/Malarone&: The drugs to prevent Malaria are Chloroquin rarely used due to resistance these days Mefloquin is used once a week Malarone which is a combination of Atovoquone and Proguanil taken daily Doxycycline taken daily Primaqun taken daily ...Read more

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Are there OTC herpes meds for prevention?

Are there OTC herpes meds for prevention?

Sorry, nothing OTC: To prevent herpes if you are exposed? If so, is the concern oral or genital? Does partner or family member have HSV1 or HSV2? Or do you have it and want to prevent outbreaks or transmission to others? If so, is your infeciton oral or genital, HSV1 or HSV2? All these make a difference in best prevention. Only prescription meds are effective against HSV. Also ondoms to prevent sexual transmission. ...Read more

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When does prevention of osteoporosis start?

When does prevention of osteoporosis start?

Depends: For postemenopausal women, screening recommended by age 65, for men 70. For those with risk factors like use of steroids, rheumatoid arthritis, or family history of hip fracture etc, screening is done sooner and if bones are a little thin (osteopenia) treatment for prevention is started if risk for hip fracture >3% or all fracture >20% based on calculations. ...Read more