500,000 Times Each Year a Child Gets Into Medicine or Gets the Wrong Dose
March 20, 2013
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Today Safe Kids Worldwide released a new research report that found kids are getting into medicine at an alarming rate. Every minute of every day, a poison control center receives a call about a potential medicine poisoning for a child age five and under.
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