A young child goes to the ER for medicine poisoning every 10 minutes. Here's why
By Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, CNN
Updated 10:13 AM ET, Thu March 14, 2019
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Hydrogen peroxide – Researchers for a study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine in 2016 looked at 294 cases of peroxide ingestion over a 10-year period. They found that a large number of cases where patients swallowed high-concentration peroxide resulted in critical illness, some with continued disability or death.