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Utah Poison Control Center warns about “SPICE” product sold at local smoke shops

December 20, 2017

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) is concerned about a product labeled as “CBD” oil that is being sold at area smoke shops. ... Read more

Have Kids? Know About These Eye Hazards

August 22, 2017

When it comes to kids and eye safety, there’s always something. ... Read more

Poison Lookalikes

June 23, 2017

There are lots of poison hazards your kids (or even you) may mistake for something else. ... Read more

Reasons People Call Poison Control During the Holidays

December 21, 2016

If you or a loved one has indulged in something they shouldn't, call the Poison Control Hotline. ... Read more

Poison Control: Something You Never Outgrow

October 12, 2016

There is one thing we will need throughout our lives though: a Poison Control Center able to answer questions and help with concerns 24 hours a day, seven days a week.... Read more

Risks of Salt Poisoning

August 05, 2016

Salt is everywhere. It’s in our pantries and on our kitchen tables. It is present in most foods we eat and some beverages we drink. It is essential for our bodies to function properly. However, it also can be dangerous, or in some cases even deadly. ... Read more

Detergent Dangers

April 25, 2016

Every 45 minutes somewhere in the United States, a parent calls a poison control center because their child has ingested a laundry or dish washing detergent packet. ... Read more

Holiday Hazards

December 22, 2015

Every year holiday related accidents send people to the hospital. You won't believe some of the reasons why. ... Read more

Concerns About Hand Sanitizer

September 15, 2015

Any parent knows that hand sanitizer can be a lifesaver when it comes to cleaning little hands, and eliminating germs on the go. However, they may not realize that it can pose a health threat to the very people they are trying to protect. ... Read more

Protect Your Kids from These Household Poisons

March 20, 2015

As parents, we know to keep cleaning solutions, medicine and alcohol safely out of kids’ reach. But those aren’t the only dangerous items at home. ... Read more

When Alcohol Turns Deadly

September 30, 2014

From homecoming to tailgates, fall brings classic alcohol-filled fun events, But while enjoying a drink or two may start out as harmless fun, what happens when one alcoholic drink turns into five, six¿or death?... Read more

Measure Twice, Dose Once

July 14, 2014

A new study published today in the journal ¿Pediatrics¿ shows that 40 percent of parents make serious errors in judgment when it comes to the proper amount of medication for their children. ... Read more