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  • Florida's Manchineel tree described as the world's most dangerous tree
    Florida's manchineel tree described as most dangerous tree in the world
    The Mother Nature Network has described the Manchineel tree as not only endangered, but dangerous or life threatening to anyone who touches it. The endangered tree can be found anywhere from South Florida to northern parts of South America. The...
  • No poison is good poison
    No poison is good poison, Part I
    This past Saturday morning, September 7, a familiar neighborhood cat was found in distress on a quiet residential street in Kennesaw Georgia. She appeared to be disabled, unable to lift herself, her back legs appearing paralyzed. Her breathing was...
  • White Foxglove
    'Poisoner’s Handbook': the forensics of poison in early 20th century NYC
    In her introduction, author Deborah Blum points out that until the 19th century, detecting poison as a means of murder was all but impossible. It became the favorite way of getting rid an unwelcome person, such as a rich relative who hung on too...
  • Chickens
    Did firefighter poison chickens because he thought they were mocking him?
    Police have arrested and charged a veteran firefighter with 11 counts of malicious killing of a domestic animal after he used rat poison to kill 11 chickens living in a coop behind a neighbor's house. According to an Aug. 5 report fromThe...
  • Bret Michaels
    Bret Michaels to appear at 10TV Health & Fitness Expo in August
    Bret Michaels may be from Pittsburgh, but he seems to really love the Buckeye State. He was just here in Columbus a couple weeks ago, performing at Scioto Downs Racino on July 5, and he’s going to be here again in just a little over a month....
  • The Winery Dogs return to the Canyon Club
    The Winery Dogs return to the Canyon Club
    On Saturday, June 28, The Winery Dogs made a return visit to the Canyon Club in Agoura to a packed house of eager friends and fans.In October 2013 the lineup of Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater) on drums/vocals, Billy Sheehan (Mr Big, Steve Vai ) on...
  • You were warned about glyphosate and GMOs
    Open letter to medical professionals and the AMA: Start the conversation
    Whereas, within the last 20 years there has been an alarming increase in serious illnesses in the US, along with a marked decrease in life expectancy (Bezruchka, 2012); andWhereas, the onset of serious illness is appearing in increasingly younger...
  • Poison
    How much poison is in your food?
    It seems like there is always some new fad diet in fashion. But what’s really important is to avoid foods that are toxic, and there seem to be a lot of them in our junk food culture. Take the time to learn which ingredients are toxic and try...
  • Bret Michaels forced to cancel show due to medical conditions
    Bret Michaels forced to cancel show due to medical conditions
    Rock star Bret Michaels was forced to cancel a show this evening in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. As announced on his Facebook page, the singer was ordered by the doctors to rest until his blood sugar levels regularize.On Thursday night, Michaels suffered...
  • 'A Daughter's Nightmare': True story of Michael Swango-Kirsten Kinney?
    'A Daughter's Nightmare': True story of Michael Swango-Kirsten Kinney?
    "A Daughter's Nightmare"will air on Lifetime tomorrow, the Los Angeles Times is reporting today. "A Daughter's Nightmare" is a 2014 movie that could be inspired by the true story of serial killer Michael Swango. It is...
  • Khemchan Sulaiman
    DA: Queens man gets 16 years for trying to kill toddler
    A Queens man is headed to state prison for the next 16 years after being convicted of trying to kill his young daughter by poisoning her bottle with ammonium chloride and sprinkling pesticides on her car seat, Nassau County prosecutors said...
  • "Death In Small Doses" movie 1995
    'Death In Small Doses' true story of Nancy Dillard Lyon and Richard Lyon
    "Death In Small Doses" is a true-story movie based on the murder of Nancy Lyon by her husband Richard Lyon. The true-crime drama first made its debut on ABC on Monday, January 16, 1995. It is directed by Sondra Locke and executive...
  • Toxic flower
    Easter lily is a beautiful gift but deadly for cats
    Easter is a wonderful holiday to celebrate with family- pets included. Like so many other holidays the celebration can unintentionally pose a threat to a cat or dog. One common Easter gift is lethal to cats and symptoms can show up in as little as...
  • Poison Help Line 1-800-222-1222
    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...
  • Toxic
    Toxic substances for dogs
    Dogs get into things: sometimes it's bad and other times it's very bad. Occasionally all you’ll have to deal with is an upset tummy (like too many treats) but other times it requires immediate medical attention (like ingesting the...