Upstate New York Poison Center

2:27 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Upstate Poison Control to Offer Free Calibrated Measuring Spoons for Kids to Avoid Misdosing

Upstate Medical Operation Med Spoon
Credit Upstate Poison Control

Medicine is meant to heal, but the wrong amount can do the opposite.  The Upstate Poison Center is launching a campaign to give parents the tools they need to give their children correct doses.  Director of Public Education and Communication Gail Banach says that many parents just don’t have the right tools.

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Health & Medicine
12:42 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Sen. Schumer wants to stop prescription drugs from becoming "gateway" drugs

Senator Charles Schumer has a new plan to cut down on prescription drug abuse.  Re-classifying a certain drug could fight the growing epidemic of prescription drug addiction plaguing Central New York.

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