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Beware ‘Gas Station Heroin’: The Hidden Dangers of Tianeptine

Tianeptine (also known as ZaZa Red) is an addictive, unregulated drug in the US. Because it's often sold as a… Read More

What Is Titanium Dioxide And Is It Dangerous?

Both titanium dioxide and Red Dye 3 are common chemical compounds in various everyday products, from cosmetics to food items.… Read More

SPECIAL ALERT: High-Risk Aspirin Overdose Can Lead to Death

Missouri Poison Center provides a risk management safety net for the patient, the practitioner, and the health care facility. Our… Read More

Are You at Risk of Metal Fume Fever or Polymer Fume Fever?

For most people, exposure to metal fumes at a high level is not very likely, but there is still a… Read More

Epoxy Resin: Concerns & Safety Tips

Epoxy Resin is a versatile material many use in DIY projects, crafts, and woodworking. It’s an outstanding adhesive with protective… Read More

Accidental overdose of weight-loss drugs lead to major increase in calls to Missouri poison centers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Poison control centers across the US say they are seeing a steep increase in calls related… Read More

New drug ‘Xylazine’ poses danger to youth

The Excelsior Springs Substance Abuse-Free Environment (SAFE) coalition welcomed Amanda Ruback, community outreach coordinator from the Missouri Poison Center, to… Read More

Canned Oxygen: Is it good for you?

Promoted as a quick fix for fatigue, stress, and altitude sickness, canned oxygen has gained attention for its perceived revitalizing… Read More

Updated Treatment for Anticholinergic Delirium: Physostigmine & Rivastigmine

Does this old chestnut of a mnemonic describe patients you have seen in the emergency room? These symptoms outline anticholinergic… Read More

Vitamin D Toxicity: How much is too much?

Often referred to as the "sunshine vitamin," vitamin D plays a crucial role in bone health, immune function, and more.… Read More