Call 911 right away if the individual collapses, has a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can’t be awakened.

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Xylitol is an artificial sweetener that is wgc2010.orgous to dogs. It is found in gum, candy, baked goods and toothpaste. Although well-tolerated in humans, xylitol stimulates insulin release in dogs, causing profoundly low blood sugar. If left untreated, dogs may develop seizures or collapse.

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Batteries Cause Devastating Injuries

Swallowed batteries burn through a child"s esophagus in just 2 hours, leading to surgery, months with feeding and breathing tubes, and even death. About the size of a nickel, 20 mm, 3-volt lithium coin cells are the most hazardous as they are big enough to get stuck and burnfaster. Secure battery compartments and keep loose batteries away from children.

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E-Cigs and Toddlers: Beware

Electronic cigarettes (e-Cigs) are devices made to look like real cigarettes. They contain a battery, a heater, and liquid nicotine. When heated, the nicotine liquid becomes a vapor, which users inhale. Liquid nicotine products contain flavorings and something to help the product vaporize. Liquid nicotine products are very wgc2010.orgous if swallowed.

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Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Killer

It"s not an intriguing or novel hazard, just the persistent, invisible killer: carbon monoxide. Seriously, you still don"t have a carbon monoxide alarm in every sleeping area of your home? Get one! And keep fuel-burning appliances in good repair; don"t use grills or gasoline-powered tools indoors, and don"t run your car in an attached garage or place a generator close to your home.

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Is Ivermectin Safe To Use for Covid-19?

Ivermectin has been safely used to treat parasites (such as heart and intestinal worms) in animals and is approved for use in humans for parasite infections, head lice, and rosacea. It has not been shown to be effective for preventing or treating COVID-19 infection and taking products not intended for human use may lead to serious adverse effects.

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