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Utah sees increase in poison control calls involving kids, cannabis

SALT LAKE CITY — In the last year, thousands of children across the country were sent to the emergency room because they ate what they thought was candy. 420 more words


Poison Control: Why You Should Take The "My" Out of "My Ex-Narcissist"

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. What a huge lie we all grew up with on the playground at school. 41 more words

Uniquely Narcissistic

Safe Storage of Potential Poisons

Recently, I have been hearing quite a bit about accidental ingestion of laundry soap packets by young children. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, 2,840 children under the age of 5 have been exposed to these high concentration packets. 439 more words


Colorado Pot Report: More Adults Using Drug, But Not Kids

DENVER (AP) – Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal – but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state’s 2012 recreational marijuana law. 487 more words


Expert offers safety tips during Poison Prevention Week

SALT LAKE CITY — This week is National Poison Prevention Week, and Sherrie Pace of the Utah Poison Control Center came to the FOX 13 Studio to discuss some of the most common products associated with accidental poisonings and the steps you can take to protect children. 100 more words


Prevent Unintentional Poisoning

Have you ever considered how everyday items can look like treats to children? Just think about how blue glass cleaner looks about the same color as a fruity kids drink. 316 more words