Poisoning

Recognize An Overdose, Save A Life

Every day nearly 200 people die from an overdose of drugs or from alcohol poisoning, with opioids responsible for the majority. Recognizing the signs and knowing how to respond to medical emergencies, including carrying and administering naloxone in...
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Big Pharma Is Literally Poisoning Us

Big Pharma spends a small fortune every year buying politicians to make sure we can’t import prescription drugs from Canada, but they’re more than happy to sell us contaminated medications from countries with weak manufacturing controls...

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Health Tip: Signs Of Food Poisoning

-- Food poisoning symptoms can range in severity depending on the type of germ swallowed, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After consuming contaminated food, it can take hours or days to have symptoms. The CDC mentions...
Related topics: Food Poisoning, Germs, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Woman Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Poisoning Husband's Water With Eye Drops

Investigators say Lana Clayton claimed her husband's death was natural.

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Woman Spent Seven Years Trying To Lighten Her Skin, Got Mercury Poisoning Instead

Lots of people have very specific beauty regimens that they stick to for months, years or even decades at a time. You can't really pass judgment on someone for doing what they think they have to in order to maintain their appearance, but when you...

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At Least 19 Hospitalised In Northern France Due To Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A carbon monoxide leak at a church in Carlepont, in the northern French department of Oise, hospitalized at least 19 people who attended a Christmas Mass service, the French newspaper Le Parisien reported.
Related topics: Religion, Christmas

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Paramedic Accused Of Visine Poisoning Of Late Wife

A North Carolina paramedic allegedly murdered his wife by poisoning her with Visine. Joshua Lee Hunsucker, 35, on Thursday was charged with first-degree murder in the September 2018 death of his wife of eight years, 32-year-old Stacy Robinson...

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11 Dead, 300 Treated For Poisoning After Drinking Coconut Wine In Philippines

(....) The poisoning occurred in Laguna and Quezon, two provinces south of Manila, and all had consumed lambanog, a drink popular in provinces and consumed widely during holidays and celebrations. Many were admitted to hospitals on the urging of...
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A Woman May Never Talk Or Feed Herself Again After Getting Mercury Poisoning From Her...

The 42-year-old had been using the cream twice a day for seven years. The FDA has outlawed such products, but they're still sold illegally.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Food Poisoning Outbreak Linked To Hard-boiled Eggs

A multistate outbreak of listeria may be linked to hard-boiled eggs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday. The CDC is advising people who are at high risk for infection, such as pregnant women, newborns, people...
Related topics: Food Poisoning, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Benzodiazepines With Opioid Agonist Tx May Up Mortality Risk

TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 -- Coprescription of benzodiazepines and opioid agonist treatment (OAT) is associated with an increased risk for drug-related poisoning (DRP) mortality in opioid-dependent individuals, according to a study published online...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Anna Faris Got Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In A Rental House In Lake Tahoe

Anna Faris had a “stupidly dramatic” Thanksgiving holiday but fortunately for the 13 people involved, it was saved from being dramatically tragic. Anna and a dozen members of her family rented a home in Lake Tahoe, California. As I follow Anna...
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Medical News Today: What To Know About Alcohol Intoxication

Alcohol intoxication is a temporary condition that occurs when a person drinks an excess of alcohol. Learn about the signs, treatments, and risks, including alcohol poisoning.
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‘dark Waters’ And The True Story Of How Dupont Is Poisoning All Of Us

If a company was infecting our bloodstream with chemicals that can never be broken down, should they be beholden to communicating this to consumers? Furthermore, should the public have the right to stop them? This is the fight that environmental...

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Play It Safe With Holiday Foods

TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2019 -- When preparing the Thanksgiving feast this week, don't forget food safety, a medical expert says. Each year, about 48 million Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die of food poisoning, according to the...
Related topics: Thanksgiving, Food Poisoning

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U.s. Officials: Don't Eat Romaine Grown In Salinas, California

U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.
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Poison Control Center Tips On Preventing Illness This Holiday Season

A Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Center expert discusses how children and adults can reduce risks of poisoning

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Breaking: Trump Made Unannounced Stop At Walter Reed Hospital — “worrisome And Unusual” –...

President Trump made an unannounced stop at Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday afternoon. The White House said the visit was for a “quick exam and labs.” This has the internet abuzz that President Trump was a victim of attempted...
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Illegal Pot Grows In America's Public Forests Are Poisoning Wildlife And Water

Insecticides and other chemicals found at the sites threaten long-term damage to ecosystems. California law enforcement, ecologists and others are cracking down on the illegal operations.(Image credit: Eric Westervelt/NPR)

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Rickie Fowler Reveals Diarrhea Issues On Honeymoon With Allison Stokke

Nothing ruins a romantic vacation quite like diarrhea ... Just ask golf superstar Rickie Fowler who says he came down with a terrible case of food poisoning while honeymooning with his smokin' hot wife, Allison Stokke. Fowler and Stokke got...
Related topics: Diarrhea, Food Poisoning

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