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a warning or declaration of intent to commit harm, injury, or evil.
suicide threat a statement of intent to commit suicide that is accompanied by behavior changes indicative of suicidal tendencies.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Vox populi A real or perceived danger. See Risk threat.
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Patient discussion about threat

Q. What drug do you feel is the largest threat to our nation? There are lots and lots of drugs easily available to man kind. What drug do you feel is the largest threat to our nation?

A. Hydrofluosilicic acid which is a hazradous waste byproduct of the phosphate industry used to fluoridate water in two thirds of this country! Even if you don't have it in your community, processed foods mafe in cities that do will have it. I could list for days how this is a "drug". It has political roots as to why it is even used in the first place and it does NOT help with tooth decay, FACT! It leaches calcium out of the bones. Many are told they have osteoporosis when in could be osteosacoma that they have. It builds up in your bodies and can cause cancer. If this substance was not sold to municipalities for drinking water, the phosphate industry would have to dispose of it as a hazardous waste product which would cost millions yet they sell it to cities for their water supplies and make a very handsome profit!
Interesting to note, "fluoride" was used by the Germans to make the Holocaust submissive! Hmmm.. wonder what the real reason is for putting it into our wa

Q. how do i keep my baby as minimal as passable exposed to the out side world threats? like decease and other things

A. It might seem like a caring attitude, but I'm not sure it's neither possible nor absolutely necessary - babies do get sick, usually only mildly and transiently, so trying to prevent all the cases of fever would be quite impossible.

What you can do, is to maintain the regular infant welfare visits, give him or her the necessary vaccinations (one of the most important things you can do for your child), make sure your baby eats well, regarding both the amount and type of foods, and generally keep a good hygiene: make sure to wash hands after you go to the toilet and before you handle your baby, don't expose him or her to other sick infants etc.

However, all this is just a general advice - if you have specific question you may want to consult your doctor (e.g. a pediatrician).

Take care,

Q. What is the statistic number of women having breast cancer or under the threat of having breast cancer? where would i find a good , and reliable info about the disease ?

A. it is said that today 1 out of any 8 women will have breast cancer. there are also men who has breast cancer but the numbers are considerably lower.
about a good source of info- the site that doctoradhi gave you is pretty good, and you can use also the national medical library link:

good luck!

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At this point, based on the receipt of all of the relevant information available at that time, agents can complete their assessment and analysis and provide the most salient opinion as to the potential of the threatened action being carried out and the personality characteristics of the author.
Do not attempt to open the cockpit door or threaten to enter the cockpit: This is considered a quite serious act that will almost certainly result in an arrest and that would be seen by others as part of an attempted hijacking or act of sabotage.
Vision's scenes of the Inquisition are transposed into modern ways of thinking, with no account taken of the medieval belief that heresy threatened not just the spiritual-religious domain but also society itself.
In this intriguing, suspenseful, beautifully written, complex psychological tale, the author presents us with Daniel Graham, a talented young actor who finds himself in the strange, unusual predicament of having to save himself and escape from a darkness that, though he may not realize it, threatens to consume him.
In addition, terrorism, a Middle East product, threatens directly the European homeland itself.
When these understandings are threatened, heated emotional reactions typically result that seriously constrain a group's willingness to change or even perceive the need for change.
If I had written this column after the Russians threatened to boycott their hockey game with the U.S.
Developing countries face increasingly serious environmental problems that threaten efforts to improve the standard of living and worsen health conditions.
Note: On April 2, the Senate passed a budget resolution calling for sunsetting the Code, after earlier approving an amendment acknowledging that "sunsetting the entire code without describing a replacement threatens our nation's future economic growth."
Being threatened with court almost made me physically ill."
Unfortunately, both the Japanese and Chinese have created a pattern in which they take no action until they evaluate the sanctions we threaten. We got action with the Chinese on intellectual property protection because they believed our threatened sanctions were going to be harmful to them.
The public persecution also charged the accused of misusing Etisalat communication services to threaten and hurt people's feelings by sending messages stating: "if you refuse to come and meet me you will face harsh punishment."