Home Safety and Poison Prevention

Julie Weber Press

On Awkward Conversations with Safety Ray, we address tactics to keep families safe in their homes and to prevent exposure to poisons. Advice ranges from medicine use to product storage.

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FDA Cautions of Deceptive E-Cig Packaging

Julie Weber Press

With clever packaging, electronic cigarettes can look like juice boxes, candy, and cans of whipped cream. It’s especially hard for young kids to tell the difference, and that’s sending thousands of them to emergency rooms across the country.

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Fake Marijuana Makes Its Way to Missouri

Julie Weber Press

A fake form of weed has resurfaced and is moving across the country. The drug recently claimed three lives in Illinois and has now found its way into Missouri where a case has been identified.

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Students Create Art to Teach About Poison Prevention

Twistadmin Press

The Missouri Poison Center celebrated the winners of an art contest this week, to mark National Poison Prevention Week. Local students from different grades created posters to describe the lessons they learned about poison dangers in class.

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City Corner: Lead in St. Louis

Twistadmin Press

On City Corner, we address the current status and history of lead contamination in St. Louis, and what’s being done to remedy the situation. With Host Steve Potter is St. Louis Post Dispatch Reporter Blythe Bernhard and Julie A. Weber, Director of the Missouri Poison Center.

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Halloween Face Paint Allergies and Glow Stick Irritants

Beware: Halloween face paint allergies & glow stick irritants

Twistadmin Press

Halloween Face Paint Allergies & Glow Stick Irritants Before you start those Halloween festivities, know these to better protect your family. Glow stick liquid is an irritant   “This was about 20-25 percent of our calls last Halloween. Starting at 4 p.m. until midnight, we were getting calls about children …

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Fall Poison Safety

Fall Poison Safety: Y-98 – Phillips and Company

Twistadmin Press

Fall Poison Safety Every 8 seconds someone is in need of a poison center…Could you be next? The Missouri Poison Center is your premier resource for treatment and prevention of poisoning or overdose. Almost anything can be poisonous if used in the wrong way, the wrong amount, or by the …

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Fall Poison Safety

Y-98 Talks Poison!

Twistadmin Press

Y-98 Talks Poison Every 8 seconds someone is in need of a poison center…Could you be next? The Missouri Poison Center is your premier resource for treatment and prevention of poisoning or overdose. Almost anything can be poisonous if used in the wrong way, the wrong amount, or by the …

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