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More medications, more poisonings

More medications, more poisonings

Medication poisonings among young children have increased in frequency in recent years despite safety measures to prevent them, according to a new study from Pediatrics. Researchers used patient records of more than 450,000 children 5 years old or younger from 2001-2008. The rate of poisoning increased by about a third during this time span compared to the prior decade. Child self-exposu