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Drug Overdose

The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced. An overdose may result in a toxic state or death. Reasons for overdose   Taking an overdose may be: Accidental – a person takes the wrong drug… read more »

Causes of Noise Pollution and Its Effects on Health

What Is Noise Pollution? Noise pollution is generally defined as any type of excessively loud or disturbing noise that disrupts a person’s life. Noise health effects are the health consequences of regular exposure, to consistent elevated sound levels. Elevated workplace or environmental noise can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, and sleep disturbance…. read more »


PASSIVE SMOKING (Second and third hand smoking) Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended “active” smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke permeates any environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment. Being around tobacco smoke is bad for you,… read more »