National Poison Prevention Week is observed in the United States the third week of March. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. Awareness being duly raised, it is hoped that this will prevent poisoning.
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... The use of this species for poisoning wolves and foxes goes back at least hundreds of years, based on the mention of the practice in Christoph Gedner's "Of the use of curiosity", collected in Benjamin Stillingfleet, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Natural History, Husbandry and Physics (London, 1759) ... According to British lichenologist Annie Lorrain Smith, reindeer carcasses were stuffed with lichen and powdered glass, and suggests that the sharp edges of the glass would make the animals' internal organs more susceptible to the effects of the lichen poison ...
... "Stand" is a song by American Hard rock band Poison, it was the 1st single from their 1993 Native Tongue album ... charted at number 25 on the UK Singles chart, it was also the first Poison single and music video to feature lead guitarist Richie Kotzen ... The single's B-side, "When The Whip Comes Down", hasn't featured on any Poison album to date ...
... In the majority of poisonings the mainstay of management is providing supportive care for the patient, i.e ... treating the symptoms rather than the poison ...
... The National Poison Week Prevention Week Council was established in early 1962 to oversee the national observation of National Poison Prevention Week ... As of August 2011, the National Poison Prevention Week Council included representatives of the following organizations American Academy of Clinical ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S ...
... Love and Poison (released 1993) is a live concert video of Suede's show at the Brixton Academy venue on 16 May 1993, notable mainly for its collection of ... Love and Poison seen a DVD release on the deluxe re-issue of Suede's self titled debut album ...
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