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

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

Dr. Suzanne Peterson
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Herbicides (Definition)

Herbicides are chemical compounds that are used as poisons against plants. Most herbicides are also dangerous to humans if swallowed, or absorbed through the ...Read more


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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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Milestone for 0-18 months in personality development?

Milestone for 0-18 months in personality development?

Developmental mile-: Stones. Here is a cdc article about developmental milestones from birth to 12 months: http://www. Cdc. Gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/infants. Html. ...Read more

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How have milestones for toddlers changed over time?

How have milestones for toddlers changed over time?

Read on: Had to think. The milestones have not changed as far as walking, babbling, grabbing, etc expectations have changed., especially with the toddler on up. I do not think it is the milestones but the learning tree per say. More advaced knowledge but I don't think that is a milestone. They might learn more but we still have the same milestones on the learning tree good question any comments docs? ...Read more

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What are the milestones for a 2-year-old?

What are the milestones for a 2-year-old?

2 year milestones: There are several milestones that happen around 2 years old. Too much to type in the HealthTap 400 character limit, but here is a link to the CDC site showing milestones for a 2 year old. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/milestones-2yr. Html
Your pediatrician should review these and perform certain evals in office during the 2 year check up.
Talk w your pediatrician for milestone? 's. ...Read more

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What are the sensory development milestones for a 28month old?

What are the sensory development milestones for a 28month old?

Early Intervention: Developmental categories consist of: Gross Motor, Language, Fine Motor/Adaptive, & Personal/Social. Assessment requires evaluation in all 4 areas. Variation in normal development is common & milestones are interpreted using statistical analysis for age. Most at 28 mos put on clothes, build tower 6 cubes, combine words, jump. Early intervention is key if concerns. See doctor for correct assessment. ...Read more

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Herbicides and leukemia related?

Can be: Older pesticides and herbicides had been related to various damaging effects, some of which were blood cancers.
For many years now, the type and concentration of exposures have been controlled to make this avenue of cancer development much less likely..... Gone are the childhood days we used to run behind the crop-dusters- thank goodness! ...Read more

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What are developmental milestones?

What are developmental milestones?

Expected talent /age: The early use of milestones the roads leading to rome has been extended to the discussion of child development. Observational studies on thousands of healthy kids helped define the age & variability for the time when a baby is expected to show a talent. Adjusted for prematurity, this allows drs to identify problems that interfere with development at a stage when treatment can help the most. ...Read more

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What are the most important developmental milestones?

What are the most important developmental milestones?

Each milestone impo: All developmental milestones are important in that they relate to skill development. If one is skipped, like crawling to go directly to standing/walking there is little concern. But language and social emotional milestones are very important due to effects on communication, learning, and relationships with others. Adult support and stimulation is a key feature to help in development. ...Read more

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What is the affect of pesticides and herbicides on kids?

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 it recommended to record eating milestones for my toddler?

Is it recommended to record eating milestones for my toddler?

No: Not really. The growth parameters of your child recorded at the doctors visits are what is important. Also there is no absolute " right" way to feed a child. ...Read more

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Could you know what the milestones of a 6 month old baby are?

Could you know what the milestones of a 6 month old baby are?

Because implicit: memory begins at 5 months, learned behaviors begin at 6 months. Babies who fall asleep in their own cribs without a "sleep association" settle back to sleep if they night wake. Socially, they have stranger anxiety. They lift their arms to be picked up, effective non-verbal communication. They inhibit a behavior to "no" & re-direction. They babble in "strings" (da-da-da-da) & have a raking grasp. ...Read more

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What are the developmental milestones of kids from 3 to 4 years?

What are the developmental milestones of kids from 3 to 4 years?

A Good Resource: There are many developmental stages (physical, social, cognitive) from 3 to 4 years old. Here's a good source of information: www. Healthychildren. Org. ...Read more

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Is the timing of developmental milestones the same for all children?

No: No, not all children attain developmental milestones at the same time. Don't worry if your child takes an extra month or two to babble his first words, or take her first steps. All babies are different and attain their milestones at their own speed. You should worry if several months go by without attaining a specific milestone, or if your child appears delayed in attaining multiple milestones. ...Read more

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What are common questions about developmental stages and milestones?

What are common questions about developmental stages and milestones?

Sitting, walking: The most common questions about a baby's development have to do with their motor development and expressive abilities. Parents want to know when a baby will sit (around 6 months) walk (around 9-12 months) and talk (saying "mama" and "papa" close to when they are one year old). ...Read more

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Diagnosed with PLS in 2012. I have been exposed to pesticides and herbicides pretty much my whole life. Possible cause?

Diagnosed with PLS in 2012. I have been exposed to pesticides and herbicides pretty much my whole life. Possible cause?

PLS? Elaborate...: PLS is a non-specific acronym that may stand for Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome, Primary Lateral Sclerosis or Protocki-Lupski syndrome so I don't know which you have.
But pesticides and herbicides can have significant effects on our nervous system and immune system and trigger autoimmune disease. Avoidance of further exposures and detoxification can only help. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned that my 4 mo old (2 1/2 mo adjusted) is hitting all milestones but is not reaching for objects yet?

Should I be concerned that my 4 mo old (2 1/2 mo adjusted) is hitting all milestones but is not reaching for objects yet?

Use corrected age: For attainment of milestones. Encourage prone position for play, putting a bright toy in front of baby, then to each side to promote getting head up 90 degrees at 2 months, head & chest up at 4 months. Physical & occupational therapists at your state's Early Intervention Program can give you tips during an assessment, http://www. Health. Ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/, ...Read more

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