Tag Archives: Dangers

Kids Who Vape Face Toxin Dangers, Study Finds

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers who use e-cigarettes expose themselves to cancer-causing toxins, particularly if they choose fruit-flavored products, a new study reports. Urine tests revealed elevated levels of five different toxins in the bodies of teens who use e-cigarettes (often called vaping). …

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Major Flooding Can Bring Skin Infection Dangers

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FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Flooding from hurricanes and other natural disasters increases the risk of skin infections among victims and relief workers, a skin expert warns. “In 2017, we experienced almost as many flooding events as we did throughout the previous 10 years,” said Dr. Justin Bandino. …

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Opioid Crisis Brings Concerns About Heart Dangers

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THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Dan Willard doesn’t remember a thing from those fateful 48 hours. Not what happened to the 32 pills of prescribed painkiller — nor how his daughter dragged his body from the chair to the floor so she could follow the emergency …

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Mom’s Purse May Hold Hidden Dangers for Kids

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Busy moms and dads routinely stuff their purses and bags with every item their family might need for the day. But that creates a minefield of choking and poisoning hazards for babies and toddlers, pediatricians warn. A purse, backpack …

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Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers

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FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You probably know to steer clear of poison ivy. But did you know that sipping a Margarita or eating an orange in the sunshine can cause a similar skin rash? That’s just one hazard the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) wants you to …

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