Recognizing and Avoiding Common Poisons and Harmful Bugs

Dr John Benitez from the TN Poison Center speaks about common poisonous or toxic plants that you may encounter outdoors this summer, how to properly treat poison ivy and other contact poisons, and safe procedures for eating wild, potentially harmful plants such as Polk salad.  To learn more, visit, and if you find yourself in a poison related emergency, call the Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222.