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Warmer weather signals start of snake season

Warmer weather signals start of snake season

June 17, 2015
The most important first-aid tip if bitten by a snake is to call the NM Poison Center and get to the nearest hospital right away. “Do not try any other first-aid methods because they are often useless and may cause more harm,” cautions Dr. Steven Seifert, medical director of the New Mexico Poison Center.
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UNM Hospitals set to cut ribbon on new North Valley clinic

UNM Hospitals set to cut ribbon on new North Valley clinic

By Cindy Foster | May 14, 2015
The UNM Hospitals North Valley Center for Family and Community Health holds its grand opening ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15. Speakers from community organizations and entertainment from students of St. Theresa’s Elementary will be part of the ceremony.
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Synthetic drugs re-emerging, warns poison control centers

Synthetic drugs re-emerging, warns poison control centers

April 30, 2015
In New Mexico, half of the 10 exposure calls this year for adverse reactions to these drugs have been made in the month of April, data that seems consistent with the national trend, reports New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center Health Educator Jacqueline Kakos.
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March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week

March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week

March 13, 2015
The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC), a public service program of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, needs your support in raising awareness about the dangers of poisons and what can be done to prevent poisonings.
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NM Poison Center stresses holiday safety

NM Poison Center stresses holiday safety

December 17, 2014
The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC) is wishing New Mexico a safe and happy holiday season by offering tips to protect family, friends and neighbors from a potential poisoning.
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