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  • Cute Baby Girl Drinking Medicine Syrup
    Children under age 6 experience unintentional medication errors
    One child is affected every eight minutesIn a new study Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers examined out-of-hospital medication errors among young children in the United States.The research team used from the National Poison Database...
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    Accidental poisonings at day care center suggest larger problem
    Late in the morning on Thursday, 28 children, ages 3 and 4, along with two adults were taken to the hospital after accidentally consuming bleach during snack time at the Growing Tree learning center in downtown Jersey City. The children were...
  • NY mommy blogger is charged with in death of son
    Mommy blogger charged in death of infant: Mom poisons son for attention?
    A 26-year-old mommy blogger charged in the death of her infant son in January faces 25 years to life in prison. Lacey Spears was informed of charges Tuesday by a New York court in her role in allegedly poisoning her 5-month-old son with lethal...
  • Nazira Maria Cross
    Woman wanted since 2008 in NorCal poisoning death of husband arrested in Peru
    An international search for a fugitive wanted in the poisoning death of her husband nearly six years ago in Northern California has come to an end with with the woman’s arrest in Peru.The FBI says that Nazira Maria Cross was arrested by...
  • Michigan teacher sickened by coffee; student suspended, Visine to blame
    Michigan teacher sickened by coffee; student suspended
    According to the Detroit Free Press on May 30, a Fowlerville High School student will not be allowed back in school for one year after using Visine to spike a teacher’s coffee.High school algebra teacher, Mary Aldecoa, told the Detroit Free...
  • Electronic cigarette poisonings not a problem in some parts of the country
    Electronic cigarette poisonings not a problem in some parts of the country
    Electronic cigarette poisonings are a hot topic for most media outlets these days and it seems as if all of them want consumers to believe that e-cigarettes are the worst health advancement known to man. On April 7, 2014, Knoxville, TN news...
  • CDC reports dramatic increase in poisonings from e-cigarettes
    CDC reports dramatic increase in poisonings from e-cigarettes
    E-cigarettes have gained in popularity because users believe that they are a healthier alternative to tobacco products. However, a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has raised concerns about their safety On April 3,...
  • As E-Cigs Rise, Deadly Cigarettes Fall
    Phony E-cigarette "Poisoning" Alarms in MN: Why?
    While the sick and dead from cigarette smoking continue to pile up, “public health” officials remain on the edge of hysteria, issuing inane warnings about the watery mist emanating from e-cigarettes, which have freed millions of...
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    Poison prevention tips to keep Colorado businesses safe
    In 2013, 719 Colorado businesses, 35,557 Nationwide, reported a poison exposure in the workplace. These incidents highlight the need and importance of Poison Prevention Week as a way to educate and inform individuals and businesses about poisoning...
  • China kindergarten poisoning
    China kindergarten poisoning: Rat poison was on snacks, two kindergartners dead
    China kindergarten poisoning has left two children dead and over 30 more sickened in a mass poisoning at a kindergarten in southwestern China, authorities said Friday. According to a report from The Associated Press today, as carried on MSN News, ...
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    ABCs Guide to common cat poisonings, R-Z
    ABCs Guide to Cat Common Poisons- Be cat health aware.Here’s the fourth and final article in our series ABCs Guide to common cat poisons. We hope our readers read our first three articles in the series of essential ABCs facts about common...
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    ABCs Guide to common cat poisonings, N-Q
    ABCs Guide to Cat Common Poisons- Be cat health aware.Hopefully, readers found our first and second articles in the series of important ABCs information about common poisons to help you protect your pets. Here’s the third with one more to...
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    ABCs Guide to common cat poisonings, H-M
    ABCs Guide to Cat Common Poisons- Be cat health aware.Here’s our second article in the series of important ABCs information about common poisons to help you protect your pets.And be sure to click on and watch the video Pet Poisons in Your...
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    ABCs Guide to common cat poisonings, A-G
    We want to say thanks to the Pet Place Veterinarians for their lengthy article Your Guide to Common Cat Poisoning, the resource for this series of abridged articles on pet poisoning items that are toxic and can seriously harm cat health. Protect...
  • Electronic cigarette kills puppy.
    Puppy dies from nicotine poisoning after chewing through electronic cigarette
    A dog owner in the United Kingdom is mourning the death of his puppy after she chewed through the bottle of liquid nicotine used for an electronic cigarette. As reported by the Western Daily Press on Feb. 18, Keith Sutton had placed the bottle on...