A common myth we hear is that poison centers are just for little kids. But, that couldn’t be further from the truth — poison centers are for everyone!
We’ll be taking a look at some of the most common substances we receive calls about over the next few months. This month, let’s take a closer look at the top three poisons seen among adults and older adults.
In 2017, the Maryland Poison Center (MPC) responded to roughly 32,000 calls about exposures in people. Learn about the top three exposures for every age group based on the calls we received.
Some people think OTC medicines are safer than prescription medicines. But, all medicines can be harmful if not used correctly. Follow these tips to make sure your family uses OTC medicines safely.