Health & Fitness

March 13, 2011

Tips to keep children safe from poison

March 14-20 is National Poison Prevention Week. Take some time to get rid of poisons in your home. A poison is any product or substance that can be harmful if used in the wrong way, by the wrong person or in the wrong amount. People or animals can be poisoned if they eat, drink, breathe, inject or get the harmful substance on skin or in their eyes. Millions of people are unintentionally poisoned every year, and children under the age of six are at the greatest risk. These tips can help keep children safe from poison.

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