Results for "Poison Prevention"

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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
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What to Do If Your Child Swallows Something
Children are curious little humans. In their earliest years of life, their five senses are on high alert. They explore their world by touching everything—even...
December 30
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These 8 Hangover Myths Aren't True - Here's What Does Help
Regretting the bevvies you had last night? A night of drinking alcohol – beer, wine, and liquor – seemed like a great idea at the time, but you’ve woken...
November 16
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What Can Go Wrong When You Mix Alcohol and Medications
Suppose you’re taking an antibiotic for an infection, treating pain with Tylenol or Advil, or using medication to control heartburn. You might not think...
October 28