Tennessee Poison Center

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tennessee Poison Center physician offers tips to prevent holiday poisonings

    The holidays are a relaxed time for families and friends to spend time together, but before children are out of school for the holidays and tiny friends and relatives come to visit take some time to poison proof your home. One of the most important poison prevention… Read More

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt toxicologists warn of dangers of pool chemical misuse

    Photo courtesy of John Pope, M.D./Vanderbilt Chemicals are added to swimming pool water to enhance and protect the water quality and minimize disease-causing germs, but these same chemicals can cause irritation, injury and even death when not handled appropriately, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center warn. While… Read More

    Jul 31, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: Poison Prevention in Older Adults

    Family services coordinator Stacey Bonner speaks with Josephine Darwin, director of community outreach at the Tennessee Poison Center, about poisoning risks for older adults and what to do in case of a poison emergency. Listen here. Listen to interviews and tips on a variety of… Read More

    Mar 27, 2013