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Poison prevention at home

(HealthDay)—Every day, more than 300 children are treated in U.S. emergency rooms for accidental poisoning, and two children die from it.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's the best method for cleaning hospital rooms?

(HealthDay)—Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings. But a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning ...

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Summer spurs calls to poison centers

(HealthDay)—The wet spring in many parts of the United States has led to mold and mildew in some homes, leading people to get out the bleach.

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Common disinfectants impair mouse fertility

Mice possess a notable talent: they are excellent at making more mice. Their ability to reproduce at a breakneck pace is one reason they are often used as experimental research subjects. Thus, when Dr. Terry Hrubec realized ...

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