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People are drinking more when they binge & deaths related to alcohol misuse are rising, according to @CDCgov. If you’re worried someone has had too much, or want to know how to avoid dangerous combo of meds & alcohol, call 1-800-222-1222. #ToxTuesday
One nation, under the influence: American binge drinkers are consuming more and more alcohol
The rise in binge drinking increases health risks: accidents, disease and early death.
"Many people are very concerned about their child getting into their bleach, or their laundry pods… but based on how little it takes for nicotine to be deadly for a child, nicotine has the potential to be the most lethal agent in someone's home."
Thousands of toddlers have ingested vaping liquids, poison control centers say
PHILADELPHIA Vaping-related injuries emerged as a public-health crisis in 2019, with thousands of users suffering severe lung problems that required
Today is the final day to submit your entry for the National Poison Prevention Week Video Contest!!! Get those submissions in!
Remember National Poison Prevention Week takes place March 15-21, 2020
🤧COUGH & COLD MEDICATION TIPS💊
1) Compare labels to ensure you aren't taking meds w/same ingredients 2) Some Rx meds interact w/ over-the-counter products. Check w/ doc 3) Don't use a household spoon w/liquid products, use syringe/measuring spoon for the right dose. #ToxTuesday
The deadline is approaching for the National Poison Prevention Week Video Contest 🎬🎥. The competition is open to students from K to 12th grade. The winners receive $500 & a trip to Washington, DC! Rules and entry information can be found here: https://t.co/3piw8RQhei #nppw20
New Year, New You” right? Many of us want to improve our health but do you really know what’s in those dietary supplements? Supplements are NOT proven safe or effective by the FDA so check with your doctor first. Some supplements can also interact with your Rx medications.
Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning can mimic the flu (headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting) but by the time symptoms are noticed it’s often too late. It’s key to install CO detectors near every sleeping area & never use cooking gear to heat your home.
JFRD: 10 hospitalized after family uses charcoal grill in Baymeadows apartment
Jacksonville Fire and Rescue crews are responding to a mass casualty incident near the 9700 block of Baymeadows Rd for a carbon monoxide alarm,
🍾🥂NEW YEAR'S EVE REMINDER🥂🍾 As you get ready to ring in the #NewYear, remember to keep cocktails away from little ones. Just a small amount of alcohol can cause a child’s blood sugar to drop to a dangerous level. We’re here throughout the night at 1-800-222-1222. #ToxTuesday
🎐🚨WATCH OUT BEACHGOERS🚨🎐
There are reports of Portuguese man o’ war on N FL beaches. Remind kids not to touch them-even if they appear to be dead, they can sting you. Pro tip: urinating on the sting doesn’t help, call 800-222-1222 for treatment advice.
Man o' war sightings reported in St. Augustine, Neptune Beach
There have been multiple reports of Portuguese Man O'Wars washing up along local beaches.