significant health risk

significant health risk

Circumstances under which people are, could be, or could have been exposed to hazardous substances at levels that pose an urgent health hazard, for which public health advisories are generally issued.
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"The suspension is intended to minimise the exposure of householders and those who work with pesticides to a remote but potentially significant health risk."
Fracking poses a significant health risk to workers involved in the shale gas drilling process being pushed by Whitehall.
"We have found evidence that many millions of people continue to be exposed to significant health risk due to these herbal medicines, widely used in China and India," said lead author Professor Graham Lord, Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London.
A pair of state reports released last week say the Shpack site on the Norton-Attleboro line does not pose a significant health risk to the residents who live nearby.
Three or more of these conditions spell "significant health risk."
The Food and Drug Administration recently announced that Albers voluntarily recalled three lots of 90-count bottles of Lipitor, while warning health care providers and other that these three lots represent a potentially significant health risk to consumers.
Ronk, acting director of the FDA's Centers for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, testified that "we do not believe that the very low levels of dioxins and furans that have been reported in paper products represent a significant health risk." However, he added, "simple prudence dictates that if a single source can be readily reduced, it should be." He says it's "very likely" changes to reduce dioxin from consumer products--especially milk cartons--will be required.
While the focus of managing osteoporosis is often on women, osteoporosis in men is also a serious health issue that poses a significant health risk to millions of men worldwide, said Sean E.
Very young mothers can face a significant health risk, as can their babies.
Dr Steve Ollerton, Chair of NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group and Skelmanthorpe GP, said: "Obesity is a significant health risk because being overweight is often associated with other long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
"The suspension is intended to minimise the exposure to householders and those who work with pesticides to a remote but potentially significant health risk."

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