Resource Links

  • American Association of Poison Control Centers
    The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) is a nationwide organization of poison centers and interested individuals.
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
    Web site for the American Pharmaceutical Association. Includes drug recalls residency sites, government news, current news, mall, student area, research interests, membership information and links to other pharmacy sites.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Dedicated to the attainment of optimal physical mental, and social health and well-being for infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
  • Learn about chemicals around your house
    This interactive site teaches children about ordinary household pesticide products that may contain harmful chemicals. The web site includes information about toxic substances stored in different rooms in the house, and answers commonly asked questions on safe use and storage of pesticides and other toxic products.
  • National Animal Poison Control Center (ASPCA)
    The NAPCC is staffed with veterinary health professionals who are familiar with how different species respond to poisons and treatment protocols. At their fingertips, they have a wide range of information specific to animal poisoning.
  • National Library of Medicine - Tox Town         Spanish Version of Tox Town
    Illustrated guide to commonly encountered toxic chemicals, environmental health risks, and the public's health, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • National Poison Prevention Week
    Public Law 87-319 (approved September 26, 1961) requested the President annually to designate the third week in March as National Poison Prevention Week. The observance, sponsored by the Poison Prevention Week Council, was designed to alert the American people to the problem of unintentional poisonings. For the past 40 years, National Poison Prevention Week has focused on preventing poisonings among children under 5 years of age.
  • SAFE KIDS Worldwide
    The National SAFE KIDS Campaign promotes home safety. fire safety, and car safety to both adults and children.
  • UNM College of Pharmacy
    The mission of the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy is to educate professional and graduate students to serve the health needs of the people of New Mexico. The College contributes to the development of new knowledge in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences through research and other scholarly activities. The College provides leadership and service derived from its teaching and scholarship to pharmacists, other health professionals and society.
Government Sites
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC)
    This website includes a link to MMWR, health information, traveler's health and vaccination recommendations, statistics and epidemiology, publications, immunization information, training and employment.
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    Information about USDA, food safety, home canning, news, legislation and much more.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    This website links to many aspects of the EPA, including recent press releases, regulatory action, databases and much more.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Contains information on foods, human drugs, biologics, devices, cosmetics, toxicology, news releases, legal briefs and the "Orange Book" through the Center for Drug Information. Also contains articles and a search engine.
  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    Contains information to help keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products. Includes sections such as 4 Kids, Library, Public Calendar, Recalls, Talk to Us, What's Happening, etc.
  • New Mexico Department of Health
    Includes programs and services, department news, healthy living tips, and resource
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