Health Tip: Minimize Pesticide Exposure
(HealthDay News) -- Pesticides are commonly used at homes, farms, gardens, parks and schools, and can be toxic if consumed.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions to help reduce a child's exposure to pesticides:
Limit serving foods that have been treated with pesticides during farming.
Carefully wash all vegetables and fruits before a family member eats them.
Control insects and weeds at home using non-chemical means.
Store all pesticides and herbicides out of your child's reach.
Avoid frequent spraying with insecticide of your home.
- Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma
December 06, 2013
- Health Tip: Limit Lead Exposure for Kids
December 05, 2013
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.