public health hazard

public health hazard

A chemical or other substance known to be hazardous, based on the effects of long-term exposures thereto
References in periodicals archive ?
Social isolation is a little-thought-of, but growing, factor in the health and well-being of people 65 and older - and it may play a greater role than obesity as a public health hazard, according to research at Brigham Young University.
Today, on the Anti-Obesity Day, the aim is to raise awareness of obesity as a public health hazard.
We must now recognise gambling as a 21st century public health hazard.
These cultural aspects of life can be utilized to prevent obesity from becoming a public health hazard in our country.
For example, we could have concluded that a drinking water pathway was a public health hazard and the indoor air pathway was an indeterminate hazard.
Denver issued a ban and consumer advisory last month following the Drug Enforcement Administrations (DEA) announcement of its position that kratom presented an imminent public health hazard and belief that several deaths had been linked to the product.
While most Coldplay fans likely have indoor plumbing, around half of Indians do not have regular access to modern toilets, presenting a major public health hazard.
Air pollution in many of the region's growing cities continues to be a major public health hazard and, indeed, to affect a larger share of an increasingly urban population," the report said.
By the 1960s, the original St Johns Market had fallen into a state of ruin and the building became something of a public health hazard.
It will only lead to more people urinating in the streets, thus causing a public health hazard.
These houses are also a public health hazard as a lot of garbage piles up in them.
Observations from space-based instruments are an ideal way to tackle this type of public health hazard because of their global coverage and ability to provide detailed information on material in the water, including algal blooms," says Paula Bontempi of NASA's Earth Science Division, Washington, D.

Full browser ?