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  The Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy
Veterinarians who practice classical homeopathy according to academy standards have found that many otherwise chronically ill patients can be restored to health.
Homeopathy is a holistic discipline and the principles of good health such as diet, exercise and removal of stresses are also part of the process or restoring health.
A list of Academy members is available if you are seeking a homeopathic veterinarian in your area.
www.theavh.org   (350 words)

  Poison Summary
Poisons have been known to be symbolized by the skull and crossbones (shown beside), although since this attracts children (being linked to pirates) it is gradually being replaced by Mr.
Cathartics were postulated to decrease absorption by increasing the expulsion of the poison from the gastrointestinal tract.
Oxidizers Poisons of this class are generally not very harmful to higher life forms such as humans (for whom the outer layer of cells are more or less disposable), but lethal to microorganisms such as bacteria.
www.bookrags.com /Poison   (5117 words)

Some poisons are also toxins, usually referring to naturally produced substances that kill rapidly in small quantities, such as the bacterial proteins that cause tetanus and botulism.
Poisons have been known to be symbolized by the skull and crossbones (shown beside), although since this attracts children (being linked to pirates) it is gradually being replaced by Mr.
Poisons of this class are generally not very harmful to higher life forms such as humans (for whom the outer layer of cells are more or less disposable), but lethal to microorganisms such as bacteria.
www.mrsci.com /Toxicology/Poison.php   (1407 words)

 Lists of people by cause of death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an index of lists of people by cause of death, in alphabetical order of cause.
List of horse accidents (deaths and serious injuries)
List of professional cyclists who died during a race
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lists_of_people_by_cause_of_death   (104 words)

 List of poisonings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Khaled Meshal, Hamas Leader, survived being poisoned by Israeli assassins.
Zhu Ling, Chinese university student poisoned with thallium in 1995.
Due to the plot strength of poisoning in crime fiction, this is an inexhaustive list.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_poisonings   (942 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Most (but not all) pesticides are created to act as poisons to target organisms, although acute or less observable chronic poisoning can also occur in non-target organism, including the humans who apply the pesticides and other beneficial organisms.
There are two types of cathartics used in poisoned patients; saline cathartics (sodium sulfate, magnesium citrate, magnesium sulfate) and saccharide cathartics (sorbitol).
In some situations elimination of the poison can be enhanced using diuresis, hemodialysis, hemoperfusion, peritoneal dialysis, or exchange transfusion.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=poison   (2426 words)

And, poisonings are one of the leading causes of death among adults.
The U.S. Congress established National Poison Prevention Week on September 16, 1961 (P.L. Shortly thereafter, the Poison Prevention Week Council was organized to coordinate this annual event and promote poison prevention.
National Poison Prevention Week, the third week in March each year, is a week nationally designated to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.
www.poisonprevention.org   (198 words)

 The Original Holisticat (TM) Archives -- Essential Oils and Cats
It is my understanding, from a Certified Aromatherapist on one of my other lists, that Cats are extremely sensitive to Essential Oils and since they metabolize them differently than dogs or humans, the potential for toxicity is very high; therefore Essential Oils should not be used around or on cats at all.
The consensus among Avian Vets is that birds are not overly sensitive, but that due to their smaller size and faster metabolisms/breathing they are affected sooner.
I myself have allergic reactions to most of the things on the list, so I don't see why they wouldn't bother a cat or dog also, if they are capable of killing a bird...
www.holisticat.com /essoils_arch.html   (2528 words)

 RegOnline - Event Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Describe the presentation of several common poisonings and name several misconceptions as presented in the media.
List the items critical to the local preparation for a mass casualty event.
The intereactive session will also cover the flaws and misconceptions often encountered when poisoned patients are portrayed in the media.
www.regonline.com /eventinfo.asp?eventid=91669   (732 words)

 Poisonings: Do You Know What To Do?
According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC), a child is unintentionally poisoned in the United States every 30 seconds, with 60 percent of these poisonings occurring in children under the age of six.
Children under age six are most often unintentionally poisoned due to their curious nature - they put most things in their mouths, - they will eat or drink almost anything, - and are attracted to colorful packages and good smelling substances.
Because most poisoning can be treated at home, they will give you the best information on how to treat the poisoning and what to do.
www.personalmd.com /news/poisonings_032200.shtml   (1378 words)

 Dietary Supplements: are they safe or a risk to public health?
Similarly, according to Deng and co-workers (10) in regard to 273 poisonings allegedly due to traditional Chinese medicine, "all occurred because of suicide attempts, accidents, or erroneous or improper use of processing." The report of Palmer and colleagues (5) was based upon "2332 (telephone) calls, reporting 1466 ingestions, 36% (534) of which were unintentional".
However, the poison control centre data used by Palmer and colleagues (5) to assess the alleged dangers of dietary supplements may also be used to assess the dangers of pharmaceutical substances (even though this data was omitted from the Palmer report).
On the other hand, of the substances implicated in fatal poisonings in 2001, 84.6% were pharmaceuticals (9), with analgesics being implicated as the primary cause of death in 32% of fatalities or 341 deaths (9).
www.holistichealthtopics.com /HMG/supplement.html   (5250 words)

 Mushroom Poisonings Reported in 2004
Judy regularly went to the site of the poisoning to collect mushrooms and frequently was able to do microscopy from the vomitus of the victims to positively confirm most of her identifications.
Information about any poisonings that may have occurred in the rest of the United States continues to be very sparse and comes as a result of concerned individuals locating the NAMA website or contacting the author through his mushroom website.
Reports of earlier poisonings, not previously recorded, notably a group of reports from Qu├ębec are identified by month and year of the poisoning.
www.sph.umich.edu /~kwcee/mpcr/2004Case.htm   (5703 words)

 Holistic Bird Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Clinical trials have proven silybin to be effective in treating chronic liver diseases by stimulating some of the RNA to activate the regeneration capacity of liver cells.
Miraculously, silymarin binds to the liver cells preventing the mushroom poisons from also binding, blocking their poisonous effect.
The silymarin is also able to directly neutralize the poison itself, making it effective even though it has been taken after the mushroom poison has been ingested.
www.holisticbirds.com /HBN01/decjan/pages/milkthistle1.htm   (874 words)

 blister beetles
Poisonings have been traced to adults of Epicauta occidentalis Werner and, possibly, E.
In the following list, geographic distribution outside Florida is not summarized for species that range considerably beyond the Gulf and Atlantic coasts in the U.S. Seasonal distribution is not mentioned for species that are active in the adult stage from spring to late summer or early fall.
A list of the beetles of South Carolina.
creatures.ifas.ufl.edu /urban/medical/blister_beetles.htm   (2131 words)

 Pesticides around dogs and puppies
However, the list of poisonings can be endless, as any substance can have toxic effects, even water or salt; it all depends on the quantities.
Important: If you suspect your dog has been poisoned by a stranger, you have to consider that you might want to file a complaint, in which you will have to prove the poisoning, and this is not always easy.
It is also important to specify which kind of poison it was, with the certification of a lab or institution.
www.seefido.com /html/pesticides_around_dogs_and_pup.htm   (230 words)

 List of poisonings
Viktor Yushchenko as he appeared in July 2004 (left) and as he appeared in November 2004 (right) after dioxin poisoning This is a List of poisonings in alphabetical order of victim.
Viktor Yushchenko, Ukranian politician, was poisoned with dioxin during the 2004 electoral campaign.
Due to the plot strength of poisioning in crime fiction, this is an inexhaustive list.
www.datamass.net /li/list-of-poisonings.html   (349 words)

 Ocean Hyperbaric Neurologic Center
In a review of many studies, more than 1,000 patients who sustained cerebrovascular disease and were treated with HBOT showed improvement in quality of life.
is defined as a state of profound unconsciousness caused by disease, injuries, or poison.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) takes the place of oxygen (O2) in the blood and the resulting condition, depending on the severity, leads to a lack of oxygenation, or hypoxia.
www.oceanhbo.com /client/ohc/list.htm   (1672 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia
Foodborne illness or food poisoning is caused by consuming food contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, toxins, viruses, prions or parasites.
An early theory on the causes of food poisoning involved ptomaines, alkaloids found in decaying animal and vegetable matter.
While some poisonous alkaloids are the cause of poisoning, the discovery of bacteria left the ptomaine theory obsolete.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Foodborne_illness   (1704 words)

 The HooK: LETTER- Story missed smaller outbreaks
This list excludes poisonings in Canada from unpasteurized cider, and it also ignores outbreaks that go unconnected, while children are hospitalized from "unknown" sources.
I held one of those children's hands as my daughter fought for her life after she was poisoned with E. coli O157:H7 in the Odwalla outbreak.
Every day I thank God that I still have her and that FDA regulations stand between cider producers and other children who would have been next.
www.readthehook.com /stories/2003/12/03/letterStoryMissedSmallerOu.html   (403 words)

 Even Plants Can Be Poisonous
Below is a list of some of the more common indoor and outdoor plants that you may have in you home.
If you have a plant around your home that is not on the list, you may call the Poison Center to find out how poisonous it may be.
You must know either the common name or the botanical name in order for the Poison Center to determine if it is poisonous.
www.poison.org /prevent/plants.asp   (246 words)

 Greece - More Poisonings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Marijo Perama stray poisonings raise questions SOME 35 dogs were fatally poisoned on the night of May 3 in the western Athens district of Perama.
But local animal welfare groups believe the poisonings were organised by the municipality.
The Intra-Municipal Centre for the Care of Stray Animals was inaugurated in Schisto on January 15 to offer medical care and sterilisation to the numerous strays roaming the western Attica municipalities of Piraeus, Nikaia, Keratsini, Korydallos, Haidari, Agia Varvara, Agios Ioannis Rendis, Drapetsona and Perama.
lists.envirolink.org /pipermail/ar-news/2003/000531.html   (206 words)

 Representative Phil English (PA03) - English Supports Bill to Improve Home Safety and Protect Children and Pets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It is important to recognize that even the smallest dose of exposure to this hazardous product can have devastating effects on small children and animals,” English said.
According to the Doris Day Animal League (DDAL), each year 1,400 children ingest antifreeze and as many as 10,000 dogs and cats are poisoned by the product.
This legislation is a long overdue need to protect public health,” said Bernard Goldstein, M.D, Dean of University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
www.house.gov /list/press/pa03_english/antifreeze0805.html   (365 words)

 Your Guide to Common Dog Poisonings
Ethylene glycol toxicosis is a type of poisoning that occurs after ingestion of antifreeze or other fluids containing the ingredient ethylene glycol.
Although a common poison in the days of Agatha Christie, arsenic is somewhat difficult to obtain and animal poisonings are rare.
Usually, poisoning is due to the ingestion of very old insect traps.
www.petplace.com /dogs/your-guide-to-common-dog-poisonings/page1.aspx   (1396 words)

 Medical Center - Common Childhood Injuries and Poisonings
In children, approximately 60 percent of poisonings involve products other than medicines such as plants, cleaning products, cosmetics, pesticides, paints, and solvents; 40 percent of poisonings involve medications.
In fact, dinnertime is such a busy time of day for most families, that many times parents do not supervise their children as closely as usual.
Be prepared for a poisoning emergency by posting the poison center telephone number by every phone in your home.
www.mccg.org /childrenshealth/content.asp?pageid=P02814   (457 words)

 Pet Alerts
Symptoms of chocolate poisoning are vomiting, diarrhea, and increased urination.
To prevent intentional poisonings; keep gates locked, keep animals indoors when unattended (if you can) or keep animals in pens when unattended, keep an eye out for suspicious activity in the neighborhood, and prevent your pet access to gates and the front of house where someone could give your pet contaminated food.
Below are a list of the major airlines and their new policies regarding pets.
www.petinfo4u.com /pet_alerts.htm   (5685 words)

 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Press Release
This month - which is National Poison Prevention Month - the Pittsburgh Poison Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is warning senior citizens to take simple steps to protect themselves and their young loved ones from accidental poisonings.
This month, the Pittsburgh Poison Center is releasing a new brochure for senior citizens titled "Poison Prevention for Seniors: Keeping you and your loved ones safe at home." The brochures will be available at all Giant Eagle pharmacies throughout March.
In a poisoning emergency, senior citizens and anyone else can call their local poison center's toll free emergency hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-222-1222.
www.chp.edu /pressroom/newsrelease128.php   (517 words)

 Injuries Among Children and Adolescents - NCIPC
Children, especially those under age 6, are more likely to have unintentional poisonings than older children and adults.
Adolescents are also at risk for poisonings, both intentional and unintentional.
Children ages 4 years and younger are among those at highest risk for residential fire deaths and injuries.
www.cdc.gov /ncipc/factsheets/children.htm   (369 words)

However, previous reports have documented childhood lead poisoning related to the use of traditional ethnic remedies, and such exposures may not be considered routinely.
This article describes a case report of lead poisoning resulting from use of a traditional ethnic remedy and summarizes the identification of this problem as a result of lead poisoning surveillance in California from December 1991 through December 1992.
However, parathion was second on the list with 0.9 poisonings/1,000, followed by methamidophos, 0.9; carbofuran, 0.7; fenamiphos, 0.6; and malathion, 0.6.
extoxnet.orst.edu /newsletters/n133_93.htm   (5541 words)

 Antifreeze Safety - Doris Day Animal League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Every year thousands of animals, including companion animals and endangered species, are accidentally poisoned from ingesting antifreeze.
Sadly, deliberate poisonings of animals are also a regular occurrence across the country.
Many of these tragedies could be prevented by adding a few drops of a bittering agent to the antifreeze.
www.ddal.org /antifreeze   (269 words)

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List at least four common warning signs of irritations.
List three common warning signs of seafood poisoning.
State the reason why evaluation by a medical professional is necessary when seafood poisoning is suspected.
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