Every 30 seconds a child is poisoned in the U.S., according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). Sixty percent of all poisonings occur to children under age 6. Poisons can be solids, liquids, sprays, or gases. They can be something a person eats, breathes, gets in the eyes, or on the skin. Learn more about accidental poisonings by taking this quiz. It is based on information from the AAPCC and the CDC.
January 04, 2015
MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician, Trevino, Heather M, BSN, RNC