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Infant and Child Safety: Poison control measures around the house

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Certain medications and substances we commonly keep in our households can quickly become a serious health threat if the wrong hands get ahold of them—infants and children. 319 more words

House Calls

Keeping Pets Safe: National Animal Poison Prevention Week

National Animal Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21

For more than 50 years and since it’s inception by Congress in 1961, the third week of March has been designated as National Poison Prevention Week. 582 more words

What's it say when Poison Control recognizes your voice?

When my middle daughter was 3, she went through a phase of ingesting anything that had a slight resemblance to food.  She wouldn’t eat leaves or anything like that, but here’s an example: 379 more words

Humor

1(800) 222-1222

Hello this the pharmacist at Poison Control.

Hi my almost two year old was in the bath tub, somehow got the cap off the bath wash, it got water in it and he drank some. 260 more words

Toddlerhood

Poison: Is it blue Gatorade or window cleaner?

POISON

Is your home safe? Are you aware of the many items in the home that may be poisonous if not used for the intended purpose? 465 more words

Education

Gummy Crisis

You know those days when you wake up and you’re all “I’VE GOT THIS”? I woke up that way last Tuesday. I had grand plans of finally cleaning the messy house, doing laundry, and organizing old clothes to sell at the upcoming consignment sale. 1,266 more words

Legislation Aims To Make It Harder For Kids To Snack On Yummy-Looking Detergent Pods

Federal safety agencies and poison control centers have continuously expressed concern that the ever-popular, and convenient detergent pods are extremely dangerous to children, with more than… 650 more words