Poison Center Pointers
E7: Spring Cleaning

E7: Spring Cleaning

March 24, 2022

Chris and Carolyn from the Poison Help Line discuss some potential hazards from using cleaning products in your home, including ways both children and adults get poisoned from cleaners, along with ways to prevent these types of poisonings.

E6: Carbon Monoxide ft. Dr. Mark Neavyn

E6: Carbon Monoxide ft. Dr. Mark Neavyn

February 16, 2022

NNEPC Medical Director Dr. Mark Neavyn joins our host, Chris, for a discussion of carbon monoxide. What makes this poisonous gas so dangerous? Where does carbon monoxide come from and why are CO poisonings more prevalent in winter? What should I do if my carbon monoxide alarm is going off? Dr. Neavyn addresses these questions and more in our February episode.

E5: Preparing for Winter

E5: Preparing for Winter

December 15, 2021

Our panel of poison experts takes a look in the garage (and beyond) to uncover common winter poisons, such as antifreeze, ice melt and carbon monoxide.

E4: Childhood Poisonings

E4: Childhood Poisonings

November 22, 2021

Poison experts Carolyn, Chris and Karlee go over some of the most common products and scenarios that lead to poisonings in children, discuss child-resistant packaging, and offer tips for keeping your little ones safe.

E3: Ivermectin

E3: Ivermectin

October 11, 2021

What is ivermectin and what is it used for? Are people poisoning themselves with ivermectin? NNEPC poison experts weigh in on this drug that's been in the news the past couple months.

E2: Insects and Repellents

E2: Insects and Repellents

September 9, 2021

In our second episode, poison specialists from the NNEPC hotline discuss some of our most common arthropod pests--ticks, mosquitos and brown-tail moth caterpillars--and ways to deal with them.

E1: Introduction to the Poison Center

E1: Introduction to the Poison Center

August 25, 2021

Who exactly is the Northern New England Poison Center and what do we do? Find out how your local poison centerĀ  supports your community, and how to get in contact with us.

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