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Doctor insights on: Water Damage In Workplace And Pregnancy

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Am I drinking toxins from the plastic of bottled water sitting in my car all day in the sun ?

Am I drinking toxins from the plastic of bottled water sitting in my car all day in the sun ?

Perhaps: The question of whether dehp used in the production of many plastic containers has toxicity for humans after chronic exposure remains unanswered. Some reports say definitely not; others say perhaps. There is evidence of chronic toxicity in laboratory animals. Use your prudence & your good judgment. There are alternatives to plastic water bottles. I use an aluminum bottle. ...Read more

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How to take care of skin and hair in cold climate and living in area where water has high amount of chlorine?

How to take care of skin and hair in cold climate and living in area where water has high amount of chlorine?

Harsh : Chlorine is very hard on the hair and the skin. Try to use conditioner for the hair and good bit d cream or the like for your skin this will help ...Read more

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Finished drinking 6 glasses of water first thing in the morning before food can aid in weight loss and detox? Is that true? Will excessive water harm?

Finished drinking 6 glasses of water first thing in the morning before food can aid in weight loss and detox? Is that true? Will excessive water harm?

Hyponatremia: Yes, forcing yourself to drink water can dilute the essential salts in your blood which mediate all the nerve signals in your body, so you can poison yourself with too much water! sixteen ounces is plenty at the start of the day. You can gauge the appropriateness of the amount of water you are drinking if your urine stays pale yellow--never clear or deep yellow. ...Read more

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Can my home water heater also be a source of ldb contamination?

No.: Not typically. Small water systems and those at temps above 120 f are not a significant source of contamination. ...Read more

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Can chemicals in the water cause autism?

Can chemicals in the water cause autism?

Unlikely...: The studies that showed developmental delay due to toxic exposure were all from areas where people drank unpurified runoff from pesticide-treated fields. The levels they faced were much higher than anything in approved drinking water. ...Read more

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Can the use of a propane heater at home cause any health problems to a baby?

Can the use of a propane heater at home cause any health problems to a baby?

HEATER: Propane heater provides dry heat so humidity has to be maintained by using vaporizer to help baby not get sick. ...Read more

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Can the use of a propane heater at home cause any health problems to a baby?

Can the use of a propane heater at home cause any health problems to a baby?

It can kill: Propane heaters release carbon monoxide (CO) and are responsible for many deaths every year in the US. CO is odorless, tasteless and invisible and is poisonous. Propane / kerosene or any fuel heater must be used in a well ventilated space or with a proper exhaust system. Early signs of CO poisoning are headaches, nausea, irritability and confusion. Even low doses can do permanent brain injury. ...Read more

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What should I do when in your place of work there are asbestos insulation pipes exposed and deteriorated?

Report: Report this to your immediate supervisor, if not action, report this to that person's supervisor and if not action, report it up the chain of command until there are no others. Report this to the hr person as well. Document all the reports, take pictures and then if no action, notify your local epa authority. We all work around asbestos, still, but if at risk, report and protect. ...Read more