Category Archives: Hennepin Regional Poison Center

Food prep tips for a healthy Thanksgiving meal

Food safety tips for before and after your Thanksgiving meal from the Minnesota Poison Control System While Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather, express gratitude, and enjoy a meal together, this time of year is also associated with an … Continue reading

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Cold weather increases risk for carbon monoxide poisoning

With home-heating season near, the Minnesota Poison Control System and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division remind Minnesotans that the risk of dangerous exposures to carbon monoxide (CO) increases — but these exposures can be prevented. Approximately 500 people die … Continue reading

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