News tagged with poisoning

Ireland probes death of ill abortion-seeker (Update)

(AP)—The debate over legalizing abortion in Ireland flared Wednesday after the government confirmed that a woman in the midst of a miscarriage was refused an abortion and died in an Irish hospital after ...

Nov 14, 2012
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E. coli adapts to colonize plants

New research from the Institute of Food Research has given new clues as to how some E. coli strains, normally at home in mammalian gastrointestinal tracts, have adopted slightly different transmission strategies, with some b ...

Oct 30, 2012
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Child safety expert gives Halloween safety tips

For one night you get to be someone completely different, have a mission of collecting candy at every house you see and it's OK to be scared. It's no wonder Halloween has become one of the most exciting holidays for kids. ...

Oct 24, 2012
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Colorful detergent 'pods' a danger for children: CDC

(HealthDay)—Those bite-sized, brightly colored packets of concentrated liquid laundry detergent need to be kept out of the reach of small children, who often mistake them for candy, U.S. health officials ...

Oct 18, 2012
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Czech authorities ban liquor after 19 poisoned

The Czech health minister has placed a total ban on the sale of liquor with over 20 percent alcohol, following 19 deaths attributed to methanol poisoning from bootleg spirits.

Sep 15, 2012
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Reaching youth: Facebook used to teach food safety

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Georgia published in the August issue of the Journal of Food Protection found that the social networking platform Facebook is good for more than keeping up with friend ...

Sep 11, 2012
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