Common Poisoning Myths Addressed on

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Children are naturally curious and are drawn to almost everything within reach — that includes colorful pills that often resemble candy, and cleaning products that can be mistaken for juice.  

Hong Sik Yoon and Diana Dao, PharmD candidates at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and student rotators at the Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, authored a guest blog post for the Healthy Kids blog about some common myths when managing an exposure to a poisonous substance at home.

Find out what not to do if you suspect an accidental poisoning, and what you can do to protect your child from a potential exposure.

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