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Press Releases

Press Release: Data Analysis Published in AJEM Shows Power of Automated Poison Control Services; More Than Half of Cases in Kids Under Four (Feb 15, 2022)

Press Release: Poison Control Services Preserve Critical COVID-19 Healthcare Resources (Mar 26, 2020)

Press Release: webPOISONCONTROL® upgrade provides expert online help for many more poison exposures (Oct 4, 2017)

Press Release: Digital triage tool webPOISONCONTROL® launches comprehensive upgrade to help more people with poison exposures (Sep 20, 2017)

Press Release: Take Poison Prevention Week seriously (Mar 2017)

Press Release: Test shopping reveals flameless or tea candles that pose extreme danger for children (Dec 2016)

Press Release: Deadly batteries - Number of serious button battery incidents still not decreasing (Nov 2016)

Press Release: First Online App for Poison Emergencies Augments Traditional Services (Aug 3, 2016)

Press Release: National Poison Prevention Week March 2016 (March 17, 2016)


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