Poison Prevention Press

Poison Prevention Press is a newsletter designed to educate the public about poisons and how to prevent poisonings and overdoses in the home, school, and workplace.

Poison Prevention Press Issue

This e-newsletter is published every other month by the Maryland Poison Center. It presents a wide variety of poison-related topics that cover all ages.

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Links to view issues from the past two years are available below for our readers' convenience. To view older issues, please visit our archive.

If you require an accessible version of the content provided on this website, please contact Emily Paterson, MPH, CHES®, public education and communications manager for the Maryland Poison Center.


Gummies: Sweet but Potentially Dangerous
May/June 2024

March/April 2024

Poison Safety for Caregivers of Adults and Older Adults
January/February 2024


Cannabis Edibles
November/December 2023

Measuring Medicine Safely
September/October 2023

The Facts About Water Beads
July/August 2023

Skin Lightening Products
May/June 2023

Heart Medicines
March/April 2023

Babysitting Poison Safety
January/February 2023


Poison Safety Tips While Traveling
November/December 2022

September/October 2022

Poison Hemlock
July/August 2022

May/June 2022

The Truth Behind Poison Myths
March/April 2022

Maryland Poison Center's 50 Years of Expert Care
January/February 2022