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How to Prevent Poisonings in Your Home Posted on Mar 27

How to Prevent Poisonings in Your Home

Poisoning is a serious issue in the United States, especially for young children. Every 13 seconds, a poison control center receives a phone call reporting exposure to toxic chemicals or substances, and more than 90 percent of these occurrences happen at home, according to the   …Continue Reading How to Prevent Poisonings in Your Home

Seven Links For Lead Paint Concerns Posted on Jan 1

According to The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHSS), “Most of the lead poisoning in Massachusetts comes from lead paint dust in older homes.” Homes built before 1978, which are many of the homes in the Bay State, often have lead paint somewhere, most frequently   …Continue Reading Seven Links For Lead Paint Concerns