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Posts Tagged: children

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too late to raise awareness about the risks associated with using pesticides and how to protect yourself and your family from accidental...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (2), hazardous (1), health (9), pesticides (28), poison (6), prevention (8), tips (2), toxic (2), UC IPM (223)

Head Lice: an Itchy Topic

Child scratching head. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

The mere mention of head lice might make feel you itchy and start to scratch your head. However, now that children are back in school, it's a good time to talk about these tiny pests. Although head lice can infest anyone, children are the most...

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:22 PM
Tags: children (2), head lice (1), lice (1), louse (1), nits (1), UCIPM (66)
 
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