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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

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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

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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

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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

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Nurse's Notes: Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week is March 20th through 26th. In recognition of this important week, Maureen Roland RN, a specialist in poison information from the Poison Control Center located at Banner University Medical Center, came to OLMC last week to speak to children in kindergarten through 6th grade in order to raise awareness about poisoning risks and how to prevent them. 102 more words

Health & Safety

This is poison prevention week...March 18-24th!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year 60,000  children end up in an emergency department because they took medications while their parent was not looking and over a… 580 more words

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