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