Navigation Links
AAPCC Issues Statement on Decision of Urban Outfitters to Stop Selling Prescription-Themed Products
Date:6/14/2013

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013

The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 57 poison centers are pleased with Urban Outfitters’ decision to remove its line of products designed to look like prescription medicine bottles. Today, AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP, issued the following statement:

“Today, we have learned that Urban Outfitters has decided to stop selling its line of prescription-themed products. The American Association of Poison Control Centers and America’s poison centers commend Urban Outfitters for its commitment to safeguarding the health of their customers.

“Poison centers work very hard to prevent poisonings. Unfortunately, the pint glasses, flasks and shot glasses designed to look like prescription pill bottles made light of a very serious issue – prescription drug abuse and misuse. We thank Urban Outfitters for removing these products from their stores and websites.”

For more information, contact Loreeta Canton, director of public relations and member services for the American Association of Poison Control Centers, at 703.894.1858 or canton(at)aapcc(dot)org.

About the American Association of Poison Control Centers:
The AAPCC supports the nation’s 57 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. This service provides a primary resource for poisoning information and helps reduce costly emergency department visits through in-home treatment. To learn more, visit http://www.aapcc.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or read our blog at aapcc.wordpress.com. To join your voice with other poison center supporters, register for the AAPCC advocacy network at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UCSF chancellor issues call-to-arms to patient advocates
2. Radiologists rank themselves as less than competent on health policy issues
3. Genetic abnormalities in benign or malignant tissues predict relapse of prostate cancer
4. FDA Issues Multiple Sclerosis Drug Alert
5. Quality of care, other issues may cause worse results in black prostate cancer surgery patients
6. U.S. Task Force Issues Blood Pressure Guidelines
7. Internists in Washington to discuss patient and professional issues in meetings on Capitol Hill
8. Cheaper drug could lead to serious eye issues
9. Insulite Labs announces the launch of the PCOS Inspiration Hour, a one hour virtual gathering place for women with PCOS and other women’s health issues to come together.
10. LawyersandSettlements.com Issues Report on Prostate Health Claim Lawsuits and Propecia Side Effect Litigation
11. What Men Should Know About Veins: Varicose Veins and Venous Disease are Real Medical Issues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... AdvantaClean franchise business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 26, generously hosted by ... and booking inspection appointments via AdvantaClean’s National Call Center and website since Aug. ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... , ... Finnleo is pleased to announce another in a long ... extensive engineering and design of our newest sauna model, the Terrace combines high quality ... at a very attractive price-point. , Before outdoor saunas were a dream for ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... Finnleo , a leader ... Available starting in the 3rd quarter, the newly re-styled and re-designed “Hallmark Series” updates ... tools. , These new models include more glass and a more upscale feel than ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... professor Luciana Lagana (aka Dr. Luciana) received a total of three Silver ... Best Documentary, and Best (Dis)ability Film. Dr. Luciana co-wrote and co-produced this pilot ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... provider of the CME-certified annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for ... be held Nov. 4 – 6 in New York City. The annual legacy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ribbon Cutting Launches AdvantaClean of Madison County 2Health News:Say “Hello” to the Brand New Finnleo Terrace Outdoor Saunas 2Health News:Finnleo Introduces Hallmark Series Saunas 2Health News:Actor/Writer/Director/Psychology Professor Luciana Lagana Receives Three Wins at the 2015 Global Independent Film Awards for the TV Pilot Dr. Luciana on Aging and Falling 2Health News:Physicians’ Education Resource® Seeks Abstracts for the Upcoming Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow® 2Health News:Physicians’ Education Resource® Seeks Abstracts for the Upcoming Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow® 3Health News:Physicians’ Education Resource® Seeks Abstracts for the Upcoming Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow® 4
... awareness of maritime pollution and secure a place in history ... Pacific Ocean from San Francisco on Thursday. ... her lightweight 24-foot (seven meter) silver rowing boat and is ... trek across the vast expanse of the Pacific. ...
... Trump has confirmed that she is set to marry her ... ,However, the confirmation will come as a surprise to her ... ,The ex-wife of Donald Trump revealed her plans to become ... she writes a weekly advice column. ,The 58-year-old ...
... she often surfs porn websites, for she believes that it ... ,The estranged wife of rocker Marilyn Manson feels that ... ,"Amateur pornography is a great thing. You can find ... saying. ,She insists that she is just like ...
... involved in some of the highest-profile health scares involving ... product safety, a top official said Friday. ... fundamental problems behind issues relating to food product safety," ... top product safety agency told a news conference. ...
... 20 million pounds to his estranged wife Heather Mills in ... million pounds, if reports are to be believed. ... in the range of somewhere between 25 to 30 million ... ,However, their stubbornness is now indicating that they ...
... Indian Council of Medical Research Director-General N. K. Ganguly on ... trials conducted in India would be registered. These trials ... ,The national registry will make the trails more transparent. It ... researcher who plans to conduct drug trials on humans is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming 2Health News:China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares 2Health News:Clinical Trials Registry Launched in India 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015 With increasing ... is experiencing a rise in active partnerships. The ... underdeveloped nations to quantitate CD4 cell markers in ... - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150831/262206LOGO New ... Global Flow Cytometry Market ( http://www.frost.com/nf0e ), finds ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ALBANY, New York , August 31, 2015 ... Research report states that the global cardiovascular monitoring ... in 2012 and is predicted to reach a ... at a CAGR of 9.7% between 2013 and ... Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market (ECG, Holter Monitors, ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 The Wolf Administration today announced 289 ... Pennsylvania State Police and local police departments ... Heroin and opioid overdose are the leading cause ... killing more individuals than those involved in fatal motor ... a drug overdose. " Pennsylvania ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 2Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 3Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 4Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 2Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 3Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 4Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 5Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 2Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: