Upstate New York Poison Center http://waer.org en Upstate Poison Control to Offer Free Calibrated Measuring Spoons for Kids to Avoid Misdosing http://waer.org/post/upstate-poison-control-offer-free-calibrated-measuring-spoons-kids-avoid-misdosing <P>Medicine is meant to heal, but the wrong amount can do the opposite. &nbsp;The <STRONG><U>Upstate Poison Center</U> </STRONG>is launching a campaign to give parents the tools they need to give their children correct doses. &nbsp;Director of Public Education and Communication Gail Banach says that many parents just don’t have the right tools. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:27:59 +0000 John Smith & Maximilian Eyle 4904 at http://waer.org Upstate Poison Control to Offer Free Calibrated Measuring Spoons for Kids to Avoid Misdosing Sen. Schumer wants to stop prescription drugs from becoming "gateway" drugs http://waer.org/post/sen-schumer-wants-stop-prescription-drugs-becoming-gateway-drugs <p><a href="http://www.schumer.senate.gov/">Senator Charles Schumer </a>has a new plan to cut down on prescription drug abuse.&nbsp;&nbsp;Re-classifying a certain drug could fight the growing epidemic of prescription drug addiction plaguing Central New York.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:42:51 +0000 Scott Willis & Allison Nachman 1377 at http://waer.org