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Expert advice on how to deal with a snakebite: Do stay calm and call poison control. Don’t apply a tourniquet. And back away from the jumper cables.

By Justin Loden

Stay away from Copperhead Road. Also Rattlesnake Alley and Cottonmouth Boulevard.

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Give thanks, eat up, and be safe

By Tavia Smith

The last thing anybody wants is to be sick during the holidays. Serving and keeping food safely helps keep everybody healthy.

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Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt offers advice on how to avoid food poisoning this holiday season

By Kristin Smart

Enjoy the meal while you're having it, and remember it fondly afterward.

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Children’s Hospital offers safety tips for holiday decorating, preventing poisonings

By Jennifer Wetzel

May your days be merry and bright. Not spent in an emergency room.

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Garage safety: cleaning out and knowing the risks

By Tavia Smith

The Tennessee Poison Center warns homeowners that the garage can be a resting place for many toxins, chemicals and potential hazards.

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