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Doctor insights on: Fire Prevention And Safety Activities For Preschool

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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. 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


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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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Female, 2 copies of APOE4. Where do the fatty deposits that cause Alzheimer's come from? Diet? What advice would u give for diet/activity&prevention?

Female, 2 copies of APOE4. Where do the fatty deposits that cause Alzheimer's come from? Diet? What advice would u give for diet/activity&prevention?

Cutting edge: Please seek specialized genetic/supportive counseling and clinical trials. Also a safe sensible pgm to lose weight and lower triglyceride. It's great you don't smoke! Get involved in research if possible. It will keep you active, in touch, supported and part of solutions when they come. Sadly, they are not here yet. ...Read more

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Can myopia be prevented by participating in more outdoor activities?

Can myopia be prevented by participating in more outdoor activities?

No: There is no known way to prevent myopia. It is familial in many cases. There seems to be more people becoming myopia when a population becomes more urban (instead of rural), and when the society gets industrialized and educated. It is not known if myopia is worsened by close-up reading, close-up computer screens or tv's, less time spent outdoors, inadequate light indoors, etc... ...Read more

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What dosage of l lysine for cold sores prevention?

What dosage of l lysine for cold  sores prevention?

1000-3000 mg/day: There have been only a few studies on this. They do show that l-lysine is highly effective for preventing cold sores. Some studies used doses of 1000 mg 3x/day while others used as little as 1000 mg/day. I usually advise 1500 mg/day. If you still get cold sores try raising the dose- lysine is quite safe. ...Read more

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I am suffering from gluten allergy? Prevention n effects of wheat allergy?

I am suffering from gluten allergy? Prevention n effects of wheat allergy?

Celiac disease: I presume your doctor has diagnosed you with celiac disease. This occurs in people with certain genes and it is not technically an allergy, because the antibody made to gluten is IgA type, and allergy antibodies are ige type. The reaction is not preventable, but avoidance of gluten means the antibodies don't cause inflammation and the illness stops. So far, it's the best treatment. ...Read more

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I am currently taking Pamelor 25mg and Topomax 100mg for migraine/HA prevention. Is there any s/e I need to look out for? How will it effect kidneys?

I am currently taking Pamelor 25mg and Topomax 100mg for migraine/HA prevention. Is there any s/e I need to look out for? How will it effect kidneys?

Some risks: Kidney stones can occur with Topiramate, but a very small risk, about 1% of the time, but we do still warn patients that it can happen. The medication is renally cleared so if you did have kidney issues a higher dose could not be prescribed. Odd sensation of the lips and finger tips can occur and this is more common. Odd tastes to carbonated beverages well. ...Read 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 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

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What can I take for osteoporosis prevention?

What can I take for osteoporosis prevention?

Calcium, vit D.: If you are menstruating normally a calcium intake of 1000 mg daily from food and/or supplements with 1-2000 units vitamin d3 daily should help prevent bone loss. A measurement of vitamin d in the blood would assure you are taking the correct amount. ...Read more

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What are the prevention measures for a stroke?

What are the prevention measures for a stroke?

Stroke prevention: Strokes are caused by multiple factors, high blood pressure, elevated lipids, family history and even some heart problems. Risks such as blood pressure and elevated lipids can be modified or treated with diet or meds. Other risks such as family history really can't be changed. Also taking one Aspirin daily has been shown to lower an individuals risk of stroke. ...Read more

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Any longterm risks of malaria prevention meds?

Any longterm risks of malaria prevention meds?

A few: The medications used to prevent malaria are generally well tolerated. Long term side effects vary by medication, you will need to discuss them in detail with your doctor. Some experts recommend monitoring liver and retina (eye) function. More importantly, your doctor needs to help you examine exactly when and how long to remain on the medications; in most places it varies by location and season. ...Read more

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What does disease prevention specialist means?

What does disease prevention specialist means?

Prevent disease: By definition, a disease prevention specialist performs professional public health education, prevention, assessment, counseling, intervention and referral services establishing self as a regional contact person for the department of health, usually of the state, but also can be part of the cdc--the center for disease control and prevention. ...Read more

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What's best prevention for localized psoriasis?

What's best prevention for localized psoriasis?

Topical: If it is a small localized area topical treatments are best. Prevention requires regular medications with the risk of side effects. You can try the over the counter psoriasis creams first. If these do not work you will need to work with a doctor to try other therapies. There is no one perfect treatment for everyone. ...Read more

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What malaria tablets should I take for prevention?

What malaria tablets should I take for prevention?

Uaually Quinine.: Usually it is a quinine medicine which comes from the chincona tree. But see your doctor. Possibly it may make a diffrence as to where you are going. There are typically 4 diffrent varieties of malaria and it may make a diffrence as to where you are going. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fire Prevention (Definition)

Fire prevention is an important safety issue to address with patients. Every home should have a working smoke detector in every ...Read more