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Poisons: Poisons (General) | Bites and Stings | Environmental Health | Food Poisoning | Household Poisons | Poisonous Plants


Poisons (General)  

Help
1-800-222-1222 (Poison Control Centers Hotline)
First Aid Tips for Poisoning:American Association of Poison Control Centers
First-Aid Guide: Poisoning:Mayo Clinic


General Information
Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Poisoning:MedlinePlus


Food Poisoning

(Jump to: General Information | Bacterial | Chemical | Parasitic | Viral )

General Information
Foodborne Illnesses:American College of Gastroenterology
Foodsafety:CDC
Common Foodborne Pathogens:Iowa State University
Foodborne Diseases:WHO
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information
Foodborne Illness:MedlinePlus


Bacterial Food Poisoning
General Information
Bacteria and Foodborne Illness:NIDDK
Foodborne Diseases:NIAID


Chemical Food Poisoning
Chemical Food Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Marine Toxins:CDC


Parasitic Food Poisoning
Cryptosporidiosis see Infectious Diseases, Parasitic Infections
Giardiasis, see Infectious Diseases, Parasitic Infections
Toxoplasmosis, see Infectious Diseases, Parasitic Infections


Viral Food Poisoning
Hepatitis A, see Digestive Sytem, Hepatitis
Norwalk Virus, see Infectious Diseases, Viral Infections


Household Poisons

General Information
Are You Ready? Household Chemical Emergencies:Ready.gov
Household Products Database: Health & Safety Information on Household Products:NLM
Skin Deep: A Safety Assessment of Ingredients in Personal Care Products:Environmental Working Group
Household Products:MedlinePlus


Specific Household Poisons
Acetaminophen Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Aspirin Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Battery Ingestion:eMedicine Consumer Health
Caustic Substances Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hydrocarbon Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Insecticide Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Iron Poisoning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Lead Poisoning, see Environmental Health, Lead


Poisonous Plants

Common Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts:Texas A & M
Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac:American Academy of Dermatology
Poison Ivy:UpToDate Patient Information
Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac:MedlinePlus

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