public health hazard

public health hazard

A chemical or other substance known to be hazardous, based on the effects of long-term exposures thereto
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Situated on Walnut Street, the falling-down landmark is not only an eyesore but a public health hazard, Stephens said.
Because it is undisputed that smoking traditional cigarettes is a public health hazard, the tobacco industry would now have us believe that vaping or smoking e-cigarettes is safe.
He pointed out that for some young bystanders, "asthmatic reactions are common, and with the rising trend of vaping and e-cigarette use, this has become a public health hazard."
They're creating what is potentially a public health hazard.
In its annual audit report released on May 23, the COA described the uncollected waste as a public health hazard.
Cars covered with dust deface the appearance of the city, cause environmental pollution and are a public health hazard, ADM said.
The efforts might even result in cervical cancer being eliminated as a public health hazard by 2070-79, according to the study, published in The Lancet Oncology journal.
Part of the historic stadium is being torn down starting next week because it's a public health hazard. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy/MANILA BULLETIN)
Prof.Javaid Khan, a leading pulmonologist and researcher associated with Aga Khan University talking to reporter Wednesday said despite being a serious public health hazard public consumption of smokeless tobacco products as paan (betel leaf), niswaar (powdered tobacco snuff) and gutka (a mix of tobacco and areca nut) are rarely countered.
Dr Muhammad Najeeb Durrani gave a presentation to the meeting on Pollen Allergy situation in Islamabad and efforts of the Health Department ICT to control the public health hazard.
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.

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