Medication poisoning sends 59,000 children to emergency rooms across country

Sometimes pills are pink and sometimes they are blue but to a child they look like candy. Safe Kids Worldwide reports 59,000 children were admitted to emergency departments in 2013 due to accidental medicine poisoning. 

Dr. Pamela Ashley practices emergency medicine at St. David's Children's Hospital and has seen some of these cases come through her emergency room doors. 

She stopped by Good Day Austin to explain why it's so important to put the pills out of reach. 

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