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Media coverage of the Iowa Poison Control Center

'Tis the Season for CO Poisoning

(The Daily Iowan/Isabella Senno) It’s winter’s invisible killer. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless poisonous gas that is virtually undetectable by our senses. With the weather getting colder, the risk of poisoning in homes goes up. “The interesting thing about carbon monoxide is that you don’t know that...
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Experts Warn of Poison Risks

(The Valley News/ Tim Johnson) Accidents happen, right? But when the accident is a poison exposure, it can be fatal. “Poisoning continues to be the leading cause of injury death in the United States, ahead of car accidents and gun-related fatalities,” said Stephen T. Kaminski, CEO and executive director of...
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