Accidental Poisonings: Five Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

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More than two million poisonings are reported each year to the 61 nationwide Poison Control Centers, and almost all happen in the home -- with children under six most often the victims of non-fatal incidents.

Most poisonings happen when parents or caregivers are home but not paying attention, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a statement, as National Poison Prevention Week continues through March 26.