NJPIES in the News 2021

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As more states legalize marijuana, more children accidentally ingest THC-laced edibles

Washington Post, April 17, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/marijuana-edibles-and-kids/2021/04/16/ef9daf6a-7136-11eb-85fa-e0ccb3660358_story.html

Testing for lead poisioning in NJ children decreased during pandemic

NJ Spotlight News, March 30, 2021

http://njspotlight.com/video/testing-for-lead-poisoning-in-nj-children-decreased-during-pandemic/

POISON CONTROL CENTERS REACH 1 MILLION COVID-19 CASES

American Association of Poison Control Centers, March 29, 2021

https://aapcc.org/news-alerts/10249954

      

 

 

 

 

Health Care Power 50: A – K

NJBIZ, March 29, 2021

http://www.njbiz.com/2021-health-care-power-50-k/

New Jersey Department of Health Partners with NJ Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics on Approaches to Improve Screening Rates For Lead

New Jersey Department of Health, March 29, 2021

https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20210329a.shtml

National Poison Prevention Week Promoted in New Jersey

RLS Media, March 23, 2021

https://www.rlsmedia.com/article/national-poison-prevention-week-promoted-new-jersey

Diane Calcello

Rutgers Volunteers Help Take Anxious Calls on New Jersey’s COVID-19 Hotline

Rutgers Today, March 4, 2021

https://www.rutgers.edu/news/rutgers-volunteers-help-take-anxious-calls-new-jerseys-covid-19-hotline

Poisoning peril: Kids ingesting hand sanitizer

Poisoning Peril: Kids Ingesting Hand Sanitizer

Georgia Health News, March 4, 2021

georgiahealthnews.com/2021/03/poisoning-peril-kids-ingesting-hand-sanitizer

NY Times, February 25, 2021

www.nytimes.com/2021/02/25well/family/sanitizer-kids-safety.html

The New Jersey Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) and the NJ COVID-19 Information Hotline (1-800-962-1253)

Two Hotlines One Poison Control Center

Newark Patch, February 23, 2021

https://patch.com/new-jersey/newarknj/two-hotlines-one-poison-control-center

Beware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers if Power Goes Out in a Storm

New Jersey 101.5 FM, February 18, 2021

https://nj1015.com/beware-of-carbon-monoxide-dangers-if-power-goes-out-in-a-storm/

An Austin-Travis County EMS ambulance drives down Cherrywood Road in Austin on Tuesday. Since the statewide freeze, emergency crews in Austin have been flooded with medical calls, including more than 20 for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Here’s How To Stay Warm While Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Austin American-Statesman, February 16, 2021

https://www.statesman.com/story/news/2021/02/16/winter-weather-austin-texas-tips-avoid-carbon-monoxide-poisoning/6771107002/

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Risk Rises During Winter Storms

Rutgers Today, February 16, 2021

https://www.rutgers.edu/news/carbon-monoxide-poisoning-risk-rises-during-winter-storms

Generators should only be used outdoors and placed more than 20 feet away from any home or building.

Carbon Monoxide Strikes Again

Newark Patch, February 16, 2021

https://patch.com/new-jersey/newarknj/carbon-monoxide-strikes-again

Doctor talks risks of Gorilla Glue, adhesives on hair, skin amid Tessica Brown story

Fox News, February 12, 2021

https://www.foxnews.com/health/doctor-risks-gorilla-glue-adhesives-hair-skin

Gorilla Glue hair incident could cause long-term damage, experts warn

Healio Dermatology, February 11, 2021

https://www.healio.com/news/dermatology/20210211/gorilla-glue-hair-incident-could-cause-longterm-damage-experts-warn

Tessica Brown

Medical Expert Weighs in on Using Gorilla Glue as Hairspray After Viral Video — “She May Lose the Hair” (EXCLUSIVE)

Distractify, February 10, 2021

https://www.distractify.com/p/gorilla-glue-warning

marijuana edibles

NJ Warns: More Young Kids Are Getting Sick From Accidentally Ingesting Edibles Found Around the House

Radio.com/KYW Newsradio, January 23, 2021

https://www.radio.com/kywnewsradio/news/local/nj-more-young-kids-are-getting-sick-from-ingesting-edibles

NJ Children Eating More Cannabis Candy, With Bad Results

NJ 101.5, January 18, 2021

https://nj1015.com/nj-children-eating-more-cannabis-candy-with-bad-results/

Nerds maker, prosecutors, and poison control irked after illegal cannabis candies send two children to N.J. hospitals

Nerds Maker, Prosecutors, and Poison Control Irked After Illegal Cannabis Candies Send Two Children to N.J. Hospitals

The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 14, 2021

https://www.inquirer.com/business/weed/nerds-rope-thc-poison-control-amazon-instagram-marijuana-edibles-new-jersey-20210114.html

man catching snowflakes with tongue

Eating Too Much Snow Could Have Unpleasant Side Effects, According to Doctors

Prevention, January 1, 2021

https://www.prevention.com/health/a34618470/is-it-safe-to-eat-snow/