Jerry Wiesenhahn, a specialist at the Drug and Poison Information Center, will be in the studio this morning to demonstrate how to prevent children from accidentally ingesting harmful medication.
More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the nation.
According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, approximately 90 percent of poisonings happen at home, and 51 percent involve children under the age of six.
The majority of fatal poisonings occur among adults, especially older adults.
In 2013, the Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center received over 81,000 calls regarding issues that were addressed by the center's trained staff.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have the following tips for preventing poisoning:
Tune in 8:15 a.m. to learn more!
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