Our over-caffeinated teens: What can we do?

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A college student had difficulty falling asleep. Exhausted, she drank large amounts of coffee to get through the day. She was in a vicious... Read more

Why we should be worried about e-cigarettes

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Electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) worry the heck out of me. In recent years, we’ve seen a markedly decrease in the smoking... Read more

Top holiday hazards from the Poison Control Center at CHOP

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“Help, my two year old just ate a poinsettia petal.” Does this sound familiar? I am certain it does if you’re a busy mother... Read more

Sixth death reported in Nap Nanny Infant Recliner

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After tragic reports of a sixth infant death, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging all parents and caregivers who own a Nap... Read more

E-cigarette Q&A: Keeping kids safe from liquid nicotine

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With e-cigarettes becoming more popular, the number of calls of exposure to e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine to poison control centers... Read more

Beware of laundry detergent pods

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Two-year-old Joey had been playing in the basement near the laundry room while his mom was cleaning up in the kitchen after dinner. About... Read more

Formaldehyde in household products: What do I need to know?

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Johnson & Johnson announced last week that it was taking conjugated aldehydes such as formaldehyde out of all of its products as it had... Read more

Prescription painkiller abuse: How does it affect kids?

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The United States has a crisis in the abuse of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. The rate of newborns withdrawing... Read more