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10 Things Poison Experts Want You to Know When Preparing for Easter
Release Date: April 17, 2014

10 Things Poison Experts Want You to Know
When Preparing for Easter

Click for the full message from The New Jersey Poison Information & Education System - Serving New Jersey Since 1983.

(Newark, NJ) - April 16, 2014 - Easter is a holiday that marks the unofficial beginning of spring in the Garden State. Since family and friends will be gathering to celebrate soon, now's the time to think ahead and make prevention a priority.

You shouldn't only lock up household chemicals and pesticides, but also vitamins, medicines (prescription, over-the-counter, dietary, and/or herbal supplements) and e-cigarettes cartridges and nicotine refills," said Steven Marcus, MD, executive and medical director of the NJ Poison Center. Parents and caregivers especially need to heed the warning from the poison experts "Children and pets will explore if it is in their sight and reach. Be sure to safely dispose of the medicines and chemicals you have decided to remove."

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