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American Association of Poison Control Centers. Text POISON to 797979 to get poison control contact information. RTs/follows/favorites ≠ endorsement.
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SOT Aug 15
US holding public meeting of Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel in November. Also seeking ad hoc expert reviewers. Nominations due Sept 12: via
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Virginia Poison Center Aug 15
Product distributed in Virginia- FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Due to Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes
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Virginia Poison Center Aug 16
Pfizer Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall for 2 Lots of RELPAX® (eletriptan hydrobromide) 40 mg Tablets Due to Potential Microbiological Contamination of Non-Sterile Products
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KSPoisonControl 23h
Is your teen heading off for college? Make sure he or she knows the name of any medications they take, how it is taken, side effects, and whether any foods or drinks should be restricted (ex. alcohol).
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NJ Poison Center Aug 15
WARNING “The reports are concerning bc the substances mentioned have potentially high toxicity when ingested and have no scientific evidence to support their use to cure any illness” said @NJPoisonControl
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AAPCC Aug 15
Concerned of lead in drinking water, Newark, NJ distributed faucet filters. Now city officials are handing out water bottles. Dr. Diane Calello, Medical Director of the NJ Poison System on this national priority.
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ASTHO Aug 13
Major and news: Trials for a groundbreaking chlamydia vaccine were successful, reports. Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease worldwide, with 131 million new cases annually.
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NJ Poison Center Aug 12
WARNING: Exposed to these products and now feeling sick? Don't panic, contact , 1-800-222-1222 (fast, free, medical help, private, 24/7/365). All U.S. poison centers use the SAME number--it will connect you to your local center's experts.
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Oregon Poison Center Aug 12
Back to school series✏️Does your pass the test?! We love little helpers, but please make sure they are not handling disinfectant wipes or breathing in the . Remember to check label directions before use!
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Oregon Poison Center Aug 12
Rare-earth toy magnets continue to cause concern among clinicians. 🧲"Although these magnets seem like toys, they are inherently dangerous and impossible to childproof." Call with foreign body/ingestion concerns: 1-800-222-1222
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KSPoisonControl Aug 12
: Take your medicine as directed. Don’t take a larger dose of a med thinking it will help you more. It can be very dangerous, even deadly. And, don’t skip or take half doses to save money. Talk with your Dr. or pharmacist if you can’t afford the medicine.
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Maryland Poison Center Aug 12
Pain relievers should not be kept in plastic baggies, in fact no medicines should. If you can’t tell the difference, how can a child? Prevent poisons with these tips-
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IPCC Aug 12
Some art products like glue, paint, and ink are a mixture of chemicals and can be poisonous if caregivers don’t follow guidelines:
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AAPCC Aug 9
Harvard Medical School on keeping cosmetics away from children -- including keeping the poison control number (800-222-1222) handy!
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Erie County Department of Health Aug 7
Replying to @AAPCC
Store equipment and supplies in a secure area out of the reach of children. Parents or caregivers who suspect that a child has ingested nicotine juice should call the local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. 3/
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AAPCC Aug 8
Teen vaping continues to rise across the country. Without effective intervention, we are facing a new generation of nicotine addiction. This helpful video provides teen vaping prevention messages.
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NJ Poison Center Aug 1
: are often made to look VERY similar to food/drink items (colorful, smell good, similar packaging/color). Lamp oil/torch fuel is often mistaken for apple juice & the mix-up does NOT just happen to kids, adults get fooled too!
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Maryland Poison Center Aug 2
Using nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges to quit smoking? Even a small amount of these products can be harmful to children. Store the products up and away! Call us right away if you suspect a child has gotten a hold of these products. More information at
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