Latest Poisoning News and Information

The New Jersey Poison Control Center collaborates with the media to inform the public about potential poisoning dangers and how to prevent accidental poison exposures. Here’s the latest media coverage — poisoning news and information featuring our Poison Experts!

Press and Media Inquiries

For information and interview requests, contact Alicia Gambino, Director of Educational Services, 973-972-9280 or [email protected]

Available for Interviews:

Diane P. Calello, MD, Executive and Medical Director, NJ Poison Control Center at Rutgers NJ Medical School

Bruce Ruck, Pharm.D., Managing Director, NJ Poison Control Center at Rutgers NJ Medical School

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Image Description: A person using a nasal spray while lying in the grass with other medicine bottles by their head. Image Credit: Rutgers Today

Can Allergy Medicines Be Dangerous?

Rutgers Today, May 15, 2024

Image Description: NJ Spotlight News reports that more NJ children are being screened for lead. Image Credit: NJ Spotlight News

 

More NJ Children Being Tested for Lead

NJ Spotlight News, April 30, 2024

Image Description: NJ Spotlight News anchor reporting on a story warning people to steer clear of "gas station heroin" | (Image Credit: NJ Spotlight News)

 

Warning to steer clear of ‘gas station heroin’

NJ Spotlight News, March 28, 2024

Two young children playing outside and licking snow

 

Weather Questions: How Safe Is It To Eat Illinois Snow?

The Ticket Sports Radio, January 19, 2024