Mercury poisonings linked to cosmetic cream from Mexico

September 2, 2011

The South Texas Poison Center is warning against use of a cosmetic cream from Mexico that is linked to an outbreak of inorganic mercury exposures and poisonings, mostly in towns along the Texas-Mexico border.

Getting used to gas smell is dangerous, Poison Center director says

November 19, 2010

Residents of the Pearsall area, where an abandoned well beganspewing water and hydrogen sulfide five days ago, should be extremely mindful of becoming used to the gas smell, said the director of the South Texas Poison Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio