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Risk level of formaldehyde inhalation

How do I estimate the risk level of inhaling a certain level of formaldehyde in the air? I looked up the EPA's assessment, and they list this summary report in their IRIS database. (By risk, do they ...
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Can one be infected with Naegleria fowleri from Steam?

Will Naegleria fowleri be present in the steam molecules. Many people inhale steam from hot water to get relief from sinus infections. I read that Naegleria fowleri gets killed over 70 C. So will ...
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Options after exposure to ABS fumes

Let's assume someone has an increased risk for leukemia, lymphoma, lung cancer, and maybe even brain cancer because of fumes from ABS material that they have inhaled. What can they do once they are ...
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Will running next to a highway cause me to inhale more particulates?

I'm wondering if running next to a highway will cause humans to inhale more particulate matter and harmful substances.
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How does Affreza inhalable insulin affect lungs in patients without lung disease?

Affreza's website mentions side effects in patients with chronic lung disease. Given that insulin injections can cause lipohypertrophy, what is the risk of inhaling insulin in this regard?
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Can you acquire an infection by inhaling bacteria and viruses?

I am not medical student so you may feel this is silly. But is this possible? Can you acquire an infection by inhaling bacteria and viruses?
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How can Cortisol be administered in gaseous form?

How can Cortisol be administered in gaseous form (inhalation)? What carrier gas would be adequate? CO, CO2, NO (Nitric Oxide)?
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Term for noisy non-vocal/non-“wheezy” breathing on inhalation

What is the medical term for abnormally noisy inhalation that contains no tonal noise, but rather is airy and "wet" (but no crackling or popping), originating in the upper respiratory tract -- similar ...
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Is inhaling oil smoke dangerous?

It is well-known that when cooking, you should never raise the temperature of oil above its smoke point, since many toxins are produced after that point. However, seasoning of an ironcast pan requires ...