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National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26

MN Poison Control System and Safe Kids MN Highlight Risks and Tips for Child Safety In support of National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, the Minnesota Poison Control System and Safe Kids Minnesota are reminding parents and caregivers that children … Continue reading

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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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New listing of “Rising Stars” includes 9 HCMC MDs

Mpls/StPaul Magazine, known for its “Top Docs” list that’s published every year, recently created a new category of physicians they call “Rising Stars.” This new list includes 321 fully licensed physicians in 42 specialties who were nominated by their peers … 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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Poison Prevention Tips for Child Safety

National Poison Prevention Week March 15 – 21 In support of National Poison Prevention Week, March 15-21, the Minnesota Poison Control System and Safe Kids Minnesota are offering simple suggestions to keep children safe. The organizations emphasize that poisonings can … Continue reading

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Holidays, Kids, and Medicine: Safety tips

Medication Safety Tips From the Minnesota Poison Control System According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 60,000 children are seen in emergency departments annually due to accessing and ingesting medication.

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Let’s talk “turkey” safety

Thanksgiving celebrations include large meals with family. Safe food handling in the kitchen is a key part to preventing food poisoning mishaps. To keep your friends and family safe during this holiday, the Minnesota Poison Control System at Hennepin County … Continue reading

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