Take poison prevention seriously

While young children are more likely to be victims of poisonings than adults, steps can be taken to prevent poisonings for all ages.
Accidental poisonings are the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the CDC. Of these cases, adults account for 35 percent while children ages 2 and younger make up the highest percentage.
“Everyday household items can be harmful to both children and adults if prevention steps are not taken seriously,” said Brian LaRue, a paramedic with Mon Health EMS.

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