Child-resistant packaging first came into Americans’ lives in 1970. Hundreds of children had been dying each year after getting into household products and medicines. Then the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) was signed into law.
Will Kids Really Eat That?
Children learn about their environment by exploring. They look, touch, and taste. Sometimes, the things they taste are a real head scratcher, but are they actually harmful?
Poison Safety and New Year’s Resolutions
Whether you’ve made a new resolution or are rededicating yourself to a resolution you made last year (or many years ago), poison safety can impact the steps you take to achieve your goals.
Poison Myths Busted: Will Children Eat Things that Taste Bad?
Sometimes, parents of young children will tell our poison specialists, “I don’t think he/she ate that much because it tastes bad!” But, is this true? Let’s dive deeper to thoroughly bust the myth that children won’t eat things that taste bad…or will they?
Electronic Cigarettes and Nicotine
Electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigarettes) are popular among adults and teens alike. Learn how to protect your children and teens from the dangers that these products pose.