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In this issue: 

  • Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Bureau of Prevention
  • New Safety Warnings for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
  • 2018-2019 Update for Influenza Prevention & Treatment
  • Dragon’s Breath
  • C-COTS Two Year Evaluation Results
  • FDA Approves New Drug Epidiolex®, a Cannabidiol Product
  • Aiming to Decrease Pediatric Adverse Events: Responsible Use of Antibiotics
  • Unusual Uses of Personal Activity Trackers
  • Valsartan Recall
  • Medical Marijuana in Ohio

In this issue:

  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Poison Control Center
  • Field Testing of Unknown Substances
  • The Kratom Differential
  • Kambo Ritual
  • Lucemyra Approved for Mitigation of Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Severe Illness Related to Tainted Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Responding to the Heroin Epidemic
  • Drug and Poison Information Center: Tips for a Safe Summer
  • Safeguarding Infants & Young Children from Addictive Substances

In this issue:

  • National Poison Prevention Week 2018
  • Drug and Poison Information Center Launches Shatter The Myths about Heroin and Marijuana Media Campaign
  • Overview of the 34th Annual Report of AAPCC’s NPDS
  • Nitrates and Nitrites– Blue is Not your Color
  • JUULing: Fast Facts
  • When the Weather is Cold these Drugs may Increase Susceptibility to the Risk of Hypothermia and/or Frostbite
  • FDA approved Device may help to reduce symptoms of Opioid Withdrawal
  • The Dark Web: Buy Anything You Didn’t Know You Could
  • Dangerous Drugs: Special Focus on Cleveland, OH.
  • Poison Prevention in the Blind and Low Vision Populations
  • First Ingestible Digital Tracker
  • Relaxation without Intoxication
  • The Dangers of Self– Medication in Children with Over-The-Counter Drugs
  • Fluad, The First Approved Flu Vaccine with Adjuvant MF59
  • Triclosan

In this issue:

  • Remembering Alton Chris Nelms 
  • Holiday Hazards
  • The 21st Century CURES Act 
  • Legal Consequences for Foreign Fentanyl Manufacturers
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Rexulti (brexipiprazole)
  • Options for Reversing Anticoagulant Effects of New Oral Anticoagulant Drugs
  • Preventing Foodborne Illnesses During the Holidays

In this issue:

  • C-COTS Year One Evaluation Results
  • Preventing Occupational Fentanyl and Fentanyl analog Exposures in Emergency Responders
  • Water awareness and Algal Blooms 
  • Fake Oxycontin Tablets: Cuyahoga County
  • Emerging Threat Report
  • NIOSH Plans New Location
  • Marijuana Slang: Terms you May or May not Know
  • Safe Medicine Storage
  • Charcoal – Not Just for the Barbeque Grill, a New Mechanism for the Safe Disposal of Medications
  • Opana ER Withdrawn from the Market
  • Dangerous Curiosity
  • Kentucky Makes Headlines with Gabapentin
  • Summer Poison Safety – Bites
  • Summer Poison Safety – Cooking
  • Summer Poison Safety – Pesticides
  • Summer Poison Safety – Plants

In this issue:

  • DPIC Celebrates NPPW
  • Food for Thought
  • A New Approach to Substance Abuse: The Icelandic Model
  • A Review of "The Secret History of Lead" by Jamie Lincoln Kinman
  • Food Safety Questions
  • Opioid Poisoning Increase in Children
  • Cuyahoga County: Opioid Epidemic
  • Phosphone Gas
  • Poison Center Snapshot (2015)
  • Dripping
  • Hysingla ER
  • Caralluma Fimbriata versus Obesity
  • Vraylar (Cariprazine) Drug Review
  • Supervised Injection Facilities
  • Tamiflu Psychosis
  • Emerging Threat Report, 1st Quarter - 2017
  • Spotlight on a Poison Specialist - Debra Roll RPh, CSPI

In this issue:

  • National Poison Prevention Week
  • Spotlight on a Poison Center Specialist– Melissa Huber
  • Cannabis that could replace pills?
  • Fun with Mary Jane and Joe
  • “Drunkorexia”
  • Shiitake Mushroom Dermatitis
  • Ohio House Bill 388 “Annie’s Law”
  • Epicenter Report for Oct 26-Nov1, 2016
  • Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
  • POCWA Community Gems Focuses on Addressing Childhood Trauma
  • Opioid Overdoses Through the Years
  • DEA announces McKesson will pay record $150 million settlement for failure to report suspicious orders of prescription painkillers
  • Welcome Soliqua 100/33 & Adlyxin at a Pharmacy Near You
  • Winter Poison Safety
  • NACCT 2017

In this issue:

  • The beginning or the END?
  • E-cigarette explosions
  • Codeine in Children
  • Cannabinoid hyperemesis and capsaicin
  • It’s that time of the year again... Carbon Monoxide
  • The opioid disconnection: Why kids are placed in harm’s way
  • Comparison chart of opioid doses
  • Contaminants all around us: What is in your glass of water?
  • Cincinnati Children’s to Study the Impact of Childhood Trauma
  • Poison Control Center QR code
  • Traveling to Florida for the holidays: Zika—what you should know
  • Simple steps you can take to protect your family from lead hazards

In this issue:

  • Heroin Laced with Elephant Sedatives
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • First Implantable Drug Probuphine to Treat Opioid Addiction
  • Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in the US
  • Protecting Ohio from the Zika Virus
  • Heroin Hopeline
  • Essential Oils
  • DPIC Receives Grant to Implement the C-COTS
  • FBI and DEA Team Up to Educate about Opiate Addiction
  • Summer Serenade
  • Summer Safety Tips

In this issue

  • The Grim Reaper Fentanyl

  • Poison Prevention Tips
  • Alcohol testing & Ethyl Glucuronide
  • 30 ml of Prevention
  • National Poison Prevention Week
  • Not So Yummy Chips
  • College Prescription
  • National Poison Prevention Week Infographics
  • Increases in Fentanyl Drug Confiscations & Fatalities
  • Zika Virus
  • Poison Center Data Snapshot – 2014