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Doctor insights on: Pesticide Health Risks

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Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

In my opinion (only): Cigarette smoking is RISKY..Heart Disease (nicotine) and CANCER (tars etc) VAPING is only the nicotine (IE STILL RISKY behavior! Again My Opinion Only ( Shared by MOST of my colleagues!) Hope this helps! Z ...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


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What health risks are associated with radon exposure?

What health risks are associated with radon exposure?

There may be some: Radon is sometimes blamed as the cause for lung Cancer. But it is not a proven cause. You can get your home Radon level checked if you are concerned. Most houses do not have this problem. Why do you have this concern?? ...Read more

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What are the health benefits risks of eating shellfish?

Shellfish: See: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=107

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What are health benefits ofcassava?

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What are health benefits ofcassava?

Cassava: Refer to Nutrition-and-you.com/cassava.htnl

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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

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Are there health risks associated with ingesting fluoride?

Are there health risks associated with ingesting fluoride?

Yes: In extreme excess it can be toxic. At many times the recommend dosage, it can discolor the teeth. Used correctly it will strengthen the teeth. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Yes: Wormwood is best known for its anti-parasitic qualities. It has also been used to aid digestion, treat diarrhea, as a diuretic, an insect repellant, an antiseptic and to reduce fever. ...Read more

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Health benefits of diatomaceous earth?

Health benefits of diatomaceous earth?

Less parasites: it helps to reduce parasites in chickens, and many experts believe this is due to its negative charge and cylindrical shape. The thinking behind this is that positively charged bacteria and parasites (plus some viruses) may be attracted to it like magnets are attracted to one another. Because of its shape, the pathogens get trapped in the center and carried out of the body. ...Read more

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What are health benefits of ghee?

What are health benefits of ghee?

Ghee is good: Rich in vit a d and e. Easier to digest than butter and saturated fats in meats, lactose intolerance is not issue. Great to cook with due to high smoking point, it won't get oxidized if left open, delicious flavor. But, it can raise your cholesterol, lead to heart disease if not consumed in moderation. Taste is very rich. Big flavor means a little goes a long way. For cooking and consuming. ...Read more

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Health benefits of twinings fruit teas?

May be real: Some of these contain stuff like lavendar and cammomile that will help soothe a person. Don't expect magic. A good herbalist who's evidence-based can tell you more. ...Read more

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Health benefits of yogurt?

Health benefits of yogurt?

Many:): First, it contributes healthy bacteria to your digestive tract; it is the original probiotic! This can improve digestion as well as immune function. Yogurt is a dairy product and as such contains good amounts of protein and calcium. It also contains other nutrients found in dairy foods like vitamin B12, potassium and magnesium. Choosing non- or low-fat versions eliminates it's downside: fat. ...Read more

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Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Can be: Using any fertilizer - organic or not - should be as the packaging instructs. I would advise caution during the application phase. I've never been asked this question in my practice so I enjoyed researching it. http://www.planetnatural.com/lawn-chemicals/ ...Read more

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What are the major health risks of smoking tobacco free sheesha / hookah?

What are the major health risks of smoking tobacco free sheesha / hookah?

If it is not: Tobacco, it depends upon what is being burned and what is inhaled. The hookah passes the substasnce through water, and could abstract aqueous soluble products, but not lipophilic ones. One needs to read the label of active ingredients. If you don't know; don't do it. ...Read more

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What are the health dangers of pesticides?

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 crowded subways a health risk?

Are crowded subways a health risk?

Unpredictable: From a practical standpoint, sure if there's a person with a cold standing in a crowded subway, there is an increased risk that person's sneeze and germs will find its way to another person. In terms of personal health, can't really say there's any added risk of riding the subway. Public transport is good for the environment. You could argue, driving a car is more dangerous (ie accidents). ...Read more

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What are health benefits of pickled garlic?

What are health benefits of pickled garlic?

I do not claim to be: Any type of expert on food supplement; however, from what i was informed, any benefits of garlic are obtained by eating fresh garlic from the clove. It is possible that any "good" chemicals in the garlic may be lost with the pickling process. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with smoking?

There are None: There are no known health benifits of smoking tobacco products & smoking anything else is debateable except that there is some evidence that smoking pot does decrease the side-effects of some anti-cancer treatments. Smoking causes a wide range of problems from copd, emphysema, oral cancer, to lung cancer. ...Read more