Winter Plant Safety

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The garden may not be producing, but that doesn’t mean all plants are gone. Here are some tips for common plants and berries around the house this season. A variety of winter plants can pose a risk to children. Most often, children do no swallow enough to cause serious symptoms, …

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Cold & Flu Season Safety

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As the temperature starts to decrease outside, cold and flu season starts to increase. Wellness throughout the season starts with prevention. If you or a loved one does catch an illness, remember to use medications as directed. COLD AND FLU PREVENTION TIPS Stay home if you are not feeling well. …

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Back to School Safety

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School is back in session! This is an exciting time of year for kids and a great time to remind everyone about the importance of poison prevention. There are many ways to be poison safe at home and at school during this time of year. Read more for a quick …

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SPECIAL EDITION: FOURTH OF JULY TOXINS

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Preparations for the Fourth of July holiday are accompanied by dangers related to fireworks. In addition to burns and injuries to the eyes or limbs, poisonings may also result from fireworks. Adults may not consider fireworks appetizing, but some children find them appealing enough to chew or swallow. What Are …

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Spring Cleaning

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The Missouri Poison Center is celebrating the 50th anniversary of NPPW this year, March 18 – 24, 2012.  Every year, the third week of March is designated to highlight the dangers of poisoning and the importance of poison prevention.  We invite you to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary …

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