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Oh How I Love The IPC, Let Me Count The Ways!

Posted: January 31st, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

It won’t make you prettier. It won’t make you wealthier.
It WILL make you feel good, because you’ll be automatically helping
The Illinois Poison Center

It is believed that Americans spend nearly 2 billion dollars shopping online each year. One of the busiest shopping days is soon approaching: Valentine’s Day.  Why not give something that costs you nothing?! That’s right. Not a dime more out of your pocket, but you must shop through the iGive program. Read more »

Small Stocking Stuffers Can Spell BIG Trouble

Posted: November 29th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

With all the fun and excitement of gift shopping and exchanging this holiday season, it is easy to buy the coolest toys and games, but some of them may be dangerous in small hands.  We want to point out two items that if swallowed by a child (or anyone for that matter) could lead to injury to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and may even pose a life threatening risk.  If swallowed, high powered magnets and button batteries may damage the lining of the stomach and intestine to such an extent that an emergency surgery may be necessary. Read more »