Button Battery Safety

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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 shows up in the poopy diaper or training pants within …

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Laundry Detergent Packets

Laundry Detergent Packets

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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 stomach upset, if there are any symptoms at all, but …

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Household Poison Protection

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Last year, more than half of all unintentional poisonings in the home occurred by ingesting medications that were not properly stored or disposed of. Here are some household poison protection tips to prevent poisoning incidence by disposing of medications the correct way.   Lock up medicines and household products, out …

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Answers About Mold In The Home

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The Missouri Poison Center (MPC) gets calls about mold every season of the year. Questions range from people who are concerned about getting sick after eating mold on food, to breathing mold while living in their homes. The MPC wants to help you maintain a healthy perspective on the issues …

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HAND SANITIZERS

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We certainly are using more hand sanitizers as a result of the seasonal flu and for basic germ control. Hand sanitizers are found in schools, daycares, offices and in most people’s homes, purses, and pockets. The Missouri Poison Center receives calls about hand sanitizers because people are aware of their …

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