The Dose Makes the Poison



When I was in elementary school, conversations on the playground often took a fatalistic turn. Perhaps it was just an echo of the Cold War era, but I can recall chatting with my school chums about chemical compounds and death. We’d exclaim, “If you breathe too hard, it could kill you,” or “You could drink so much water that you would die!”


Inflection Point Food Allergy Response Relationship Exposure Dose Chemical Concentration 
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