Poisoning

My mother accidentally gave me food poisoning. She fed me baby carrots for a snack before Christmas dinner - but they had expired in June! I threw up for the next 24 hours - Busy Philipps

Poisoning

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For Young Kids, Medicine Poisoning Can Happen Faster Than You Think

We can't escape poisons. But, when it comes to our children we need to do better...

Most parents will tell you they know to store medicine where children can't get it. Why then is accidental poisoning occurring so often? According to our research, when parents think about safe medicine storage, they don't always consider pills stored in purses, vitamins left on counter tops or a diaper rash remedy near a changing table. And many times, well-meaning parents may also want to keep medicine close at hand so it will be convenient for the next dose.

Regardless of how it happens, it only takes a few seconds for curious children to get into medicine that could make them very sick or…

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