accidental poisoning

More Grandkids Poisoned by Grandparents’ Medicine

Posted on 04/24/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAccidental poisonings from medicine cause more emergency room visits for young children each year than do car accidents, and one big reason may be that grandparents often store their prescription drugs in places easy for their grandkids to reach, says a new national poll. The University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital recently polled parents and grandparents of children ages 1 to 5 about the presence of prescription meds in their homes and how the drugs were stored. The poll found …