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Parents On Prescriptions Have Higher Risk Of Accidentally Poisoning Children, Teens
study in the July issue of "Pediatrics" finds a correlation between
higher rates of prescriptions for adults and the number of kids being poisoned accidentally. Children's
“Adolescents are seeking to taking these medications,” Lowry said. “So, it almost doesn’t matter if you’ve locked it up, they’ll find a key.”
Lowry said increasing numbers of these incidents are fatal. In the last decade,
the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of kids killed by accidental poisoning went up
80 percent. Here in