Results for "Poison Prevention"

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Why Am I a Mosquito Magnet? The Real Buzz Behind the Bite
Summer is the season of backyard barbeques, relaxing on the beach and the ongoing saga of being the designated mosquito magnet. As the temperatures rise...
May 28
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Scorpions to Snakes: The Do’s and Don’ts for Bites and Stings
As spring and summer bring warmer days, creatures like scorpions and snakes start stirring from their winter sleep. These critters might not be your favorite...
May 07
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A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Kids Safe Around Batteries
Batteries power many things we use every day, like toys, remotes and other devices around the house. But for young children, batteries can be very dangerous. An...
March 15
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What Bit Me? Types and Treatment of Common Bug Bites
As you enjoy the great outdoors or cozy up in bed at night, encountering bugs is sometimes unavoidable.  You know how annoying these little creatures can...
February 01
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Staying Safe From Carbon Monoxide: What You Need to Know
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is not only odorless but also lacks color and taste. You can breathe it in without knowing. But inhaling it is dangerous....
January 05
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A Guide for Parents: The Best Ways to Give Medication to Children Safely
As a parent, it can be heartbreaking to see your child suffer from a cold, infection, headache, upset stomach or another illness. When your child isn’t...
December 29
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How to Avoid Dangerous Interactions from Supplements and Medication
You might take supplements to try to improve your heart health, boost your immune system, protect your joints or make up for any nutrients you might be...
October 05
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Lead Poisoning: Protect Your Family from This Avoidable Risk
When you think of lead poisoning, older homes with peeling paint may come to mind. You might think that if you live in a newer home or your paint is intact,...
September 06
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Is the Herbal Product Kratom Safe or Harmful?
A tropical plant that is part of the coffee family is growing in popularity in the U.S. It is a stimulant with opioid-like effects, but don’t expect to...
May 12
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Do I Need Medication-Assisted Treatment for an Opioid Addiction?
The opioid crisis, which affects millions of people in the U.S., shows no signs of stopping. Misusing prescription and non-prescription opioids have led...
April 16