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Immediately call the Poison Experts at 1.800.222.1222 if you or another person may have been poisoned-even if you are not sure. Don't wait for the person to become sick and don't try to treat the person yourself.

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Medicine Mistake?

6 out of 10 poison exposures involve medicine. Take
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Some wild mushrooms can be extremely poisonous if eaten. Make sure your yard is free of mushrooms before young children are allowed to roam the grounds.


Poison Centers are reporting an increase in calls about e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine devices. 

Children continue to be exposed to laundry detergent packets.  Click the picture for more information on the dangers 

News & Alerts

(KCAU-TV Sioux City / Rachael Krause) Do you use laundry packets? They're small, brightly colored and look a little like candy. It may be why little kids frequently take a bite out of those packets. A new study from two Siouxland specialists looks at why some laundry packets or pods...
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