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2014-08-13 23:00:38

Winners Chosen from Alabama, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Poison Prevention Week Council announced the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. National Poison Prevention Week, held the third week in March each year, is observed nationally to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. In honor of this awareness week, the Poison Prevention Week Council conducts a nationwide poster contest to...

2014-08-11 16:25:26

-- Florida, Alabama, Virgin Islands Students Win National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students whose artwork conveys simple but powerful messages on safe product storage, the potential dangers of children's curiosity and how to get poison help are the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135178 The drawings from the students - who hail from Alabama,...

2014-03-20 12:26:03

In observance of National Poison Prevention Week, prevent and protect children from injury WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of National Poison Prevention Week, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is working to share messages about laundry safety with parents and caregivers in a new :60 second animated video. This new video could prevent a serious accident as it contains important safety messages about how to safely use single-load liquid laundry packets....

2014-03-17 23:21:19

Dallas personal injury lawyer Jeff Rasansky discusses National Poison Prevention Week, and shares some tips on protecting your children from household poisoning accidents. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 National Poison Prevention Week began Sunday, March 16th, and runs through Saturday March 22nd. Started more than 50 years ago, the event seeks to reduce the number of deaths due to accidental poisoning in the United States. It’s estimated that 40 children die every year as a result...

2014-03-14 23:02:13

National Poison Prevention Week Runs March 16-22, 2014 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will join local poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 16 through 22, 2014, according to AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP. Since 1962, the President of the United States has proclaimed the third week of March as National Poison Prevention Week to...

2014-03-13 08:27:55

Safe Kids Worldwide Issues Alert: 3 out of 4 ER Visits for Medicine Poisoning are due to Kids Getting into Parents' or Grandparents' Medicine WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Safe Kids Worldwide released a new research report identifying new insights into why kids are getting into medicine nearly 500,000 times per year. Every minute of every day, a poison control center receives a call about a potential medicine poisoning for a child age five and under. And 64,000...

2014-03-12 08:31:57

Inventors Earn 50 Percent of Licensing Royalties for Successfully Commercialized Ideas CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a medical device incubator and healthcare innovation portal, is launching a global search to uncover innovative ideas for improving the design, packaging and administration of medications as a way to address the issue of accidental poisonings. This search coincides with National Poison Prevention Week, which takes place March 16...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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