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Charcoal: It’s the New Black

Have you seen the new trend in food and cosmetics for 2017? For decades, charcoal was the “go-to” antidote in the emergency department for poisonings. Recently, it has fallen out of favor as research studies show it may not work as well as we thought. But, charcoal is making a comeback as a trendy product for use as a detoxifier. Many people are now buying activated charcoal powder or capsules at their local health food store or online.
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Pool Chemical Safety

Pool Chemical Safety

The hot days of summer are often quenched by a refreshing swim in the backyard or community swimming pool. Many pools are treated with chemicals to prevent unwanted bacterial growth. Exposure to these chemicals can happen to pool owners during…

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Button Battery Safety

Kids find and swallow the strangest things like buttons, marbles, coins, beads, small parts of toys, jewelry, crayons, kitty litter, popped ballons... need we go on? Lukily, their little stomachs can handle almost anything they can get down. The proof…

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Laundry Detergent Packets

Laundry Detergent Packets Can be Harmful to Children Highly concentrated "single-load liquid laundry packets" can cause serious harm to young children. Poison centers receive many calls each year about children getting into laundry detergent packets. Swallowing it often causes mild…

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