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It Could Be Poison!

Session Dates
Mar 21, 2014  |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Type: For Seniors
Suzanne Patterson Center at Princeton Senior Resource Center
45 Stockton Street
Princeton
Every year, between 2 and 4 million poisonings occur in the United States, according to the New Jersey Poison Control Center. Unintentional poisoning can be caused by over-the-counter, prescribed or illegally obtained pain medications and sedatives; antidepressants and other medications prescribed for various health conditions; drug and alcohol interactions; and even household cleaning products. Join Barbara Vaning, MHA, EMT Instructor and member of Princeton HealthCare System’s Community Education and Outreach Program, to learn more about:
• Identifying poisons
• How poisons can enter the body
• Dos and dont’s of using medications and household cleaners
• What to do if you suspect poisoning
Cost: Free
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