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Health Information For Parents
Most childhood poisonings happen in the home. They usually can be treated at home with advice from the poison control center. But it’s important to know when a poisoning is serious enough to need medical treatment.
To help prevent poisoning:
From fertilizer to antifreeze and medicines to makeup, poisonous items are throughout our homes. Here’s how to protect your kids from ingesting a poisonous substance.
In an emergency, it’s hard to think clearly about your kids’ health information. Here’s what important medical information you should have handy, just in case.
Long-term exposure to lead can cause serious health problems, particularly in young kids, so it’s important to find out whether your child might be at risk for lead exposure.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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