Why are single-use detergent pods potentially deadly?

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Today’s guest blogger is Anna Weiss, MD MSc, a fellow in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at The Children’s Hospital... Read more

Understanding what the lead levels in Pa.’s kids mean

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The potential public health crisis linked to high levels of lead in the water of Flint, Mich. has raised concerns - some justified, some misguided... Read more

Talk to your kids about e-cigarette ads

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Approximately 18.3 million U.S. middle school and high school students were exposed to at least one source of e-cigarette advertising in 2014... Read more

Is there a link between pesticide exposure and childhood cancers?

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Children’s exposure to residential indoor insecticides was linked to an increased risk of childhood cancers, including leukemia and lymphoma... Read more

The 'lows' of edible marijuana

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In March 2014, a 19-year-old Colorado college student took his own life after consuming an edible marijuana cookie containing 65 milligrams... Read more

Should liquid nicotine have warning labels and child resistant packaging?

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Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, a pharmacist at the Poison Control Center at the Children’s Hospital of... Read more

Raw milk: The benefits don’t outweigh the risks

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As raw milk’s popularity increases, debates about its possible benefits and dangers are heating up. Federal laws prohibit interstate... Read more

Molly: So popular and yet so misunderstood

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Teens don’t understand the truth about Molly -- a popular, but dangerous party drug. Molly and its cousin, Ecstasy, are based on the... Read more