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

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.

Visitors are encouraged to subscribe to this newsletter. Once you have subscribed, you will receive an e-mail each time a new issue has been posted. The e-mail will contain a description of the current topic along with a link to the current issue. Please share the newsletter with others by forwarding the link and printing and posting the issues that you find interesting.

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


OTC Medicine Safety for Tweens and Teens
September/October 2018

Making the Right Call
July/August 2018

E-cigarettes and Nicotine
May/June 2018

A Day in the Life of the Poison Center
March/April 2018

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
January/February 2018


Holiday Poison Hazards
November/December 2017

Pre-teen and Teen Substance Use
September/October 2017

Poison Myths
July/August 2017

Household Objects and Substances
May/June 2017

Bites and Stings
March/April 2017

Carbon Monoxide
January/February 2017


Holiday Poem
November/December 2016

Keeping Toddlers Safe from Grandma's Medicines
September/October 2016

Eye Exposures
July/August 2016

Insect Repellents
May/June 2016

Child-resistant Containers
March/April 2016

Button Batteries
January/February 2016