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Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

March 15, 2017

Observed March 19-25, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that families can take to prevent them.

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MPC Staff Celebrate 20 Years as Certified Specialists in Poison Information

March 23, 2015

Designation, acquired following a stringent testing process, recognizes depth and breadth of knowledge concerning poisoning situations.

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Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

March 13, 2015

Maryland Poison Center will join poison centers across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 15-21.

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MPC Provides Data Tracking for State’s Naloxone Administration Program

February 3, 2015

Tracking of patients who receive medication for treatment of opioid overdose will lead to better understanding of outcomes

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Mr. Yuk's Best Friend

November 18, 2014

Director Bruce Anderson and his colleagues at the Maryland Poison Center (MPC) handle more than 55,000 calls a year, providing critical help to people suffering potential poisonings and toxic exposures.

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Two SOP Faculty Members Honored with USM Board of Regents Awards

March 21, 2014

Awards represent the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

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Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

March 17, 2014

Maryland Poison Center will join poison centers across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 16-22.

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MPC’s Bivens Makes Poison Safety Fun for Local Students

January 23, 2014

“Always Ask First” and other poison prevention tips highlighted in first program of UMB’s new children’s wellness initiative at Port Discovery.

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MPC Study Compares Outcomes of Non-Medical Buprenorphine Use vs. Methadone

June 6, 2013

Non-medical use of methadone associated with higher hospitalization rates, greater ICU admissions, and worse medical outcomes.

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Student Pharmacists Lead Successful Third Annual DEA Drug Take-Back Day

May 7, 2013

Students collaborate with University police and the Maryland Poison Center to collect 83 pounds of expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

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