Tag: Poisoning

air quality index May 2, 2016

What the air quality index means to families

The quality of air can impact the health of your child and other at-risk family members. Learn more about what you can do.

Read More

Children Prevention

Identify Poison Ivy April 26, 2016

Infographic: Learn to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac

If you are exposed to these poisonous plants, we’ve got some tips for treating the itch.

Read More

Children Prevention

foodborne illness symptoms April 12, 2016

The lowdown on foodborne illness symptoms

A Vanderbilt expert explains symptoms of common illnesses and how to avoid them.

Read More

Digestive Prevention

preventing poisonings in children March 25, 2016

Take time to prevent childhood poisonings

Most childhood poisonings occur when parents are at home but distracted.

Read More

Children Safety

how to dispose of unused drugs February 26, 2016

Ever wonder what to do with your unused or expired meds?

We break down the do’s and don’ts of medication disposal and offer nearby resources.

Read More

Safety

December 10, 2015

Keeping kids safe from medications when visiting others

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning.   This holiday season, the family is…

Read More

Children Safety

Thanksgiving leftovers November 30, 2015

Infographic: Have your Thanksgiving leftovers passed their expiration date?

It’s been four days since turkey day. Find out if your doggy bag is still…

Read More

Digestive Prevention

October 5, 2015

6 ways to keep picnic foods safe

Use these guidelines to help protect your friends and family at your next outdoor gathering…

Read More

Digestive Prevention

ER Urgent Care or 911 August 24, 2015

ER, urgent care or 911?

Tips to tell the difference when your child needs care right now.

Read More

Children Prevention Safety