Missouri Poison Center

Fred Bodimer
October 14, 2019 - 12:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Local ER docs say they are seeing an increase in kids coming in with fentanyl exposure. This is in the wake of two St. Louis County men now facing felony charges in the fentanyl-related deaths of their young children. "I've seen anywhere from newborns to teenagers who have been...
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June 24, 2019 - 10:13 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Missouri Poison Center is getting a lot of calls lately regarding what had been a rather rare occurance -- snake bites. Keeping a close eye on this development is the director of the Missouri Poison Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital -- Julie Weber. "We...
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Fred Bodimer
March 19, 2019 - 5:33 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — This is National Poison Prevention Week. Every year, 52,000 children visit an emergency room due to an accidental poisoning. That's 142 a day -- or 1 every ten minutes. "One of the more common poisonings that we see overall in all age groups is acetaminophen, the generic name for...
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