carbon monoxide poisoning


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a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas

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Last month, the Record revealed that one in 10 Scottish adults has suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in their home, usually caused by a fault with a gas boiler, fire or appliance.
In 2013, the latest year data is available from the Michigan Department of Community Health, a total of 823 Michigan residents suffered unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning that resulted in 34 deaths.
Stacey Rodgers, of Deighton lost her 10-year-old son Dominic (right) to carbon monoxide poisoning in February 2004.
Sharon Wood's two children, aged seven and six, were tragically killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu, Greece.
Survivors of carbon monoxide poisoning will also tell their stories.
However, if a heating system or chimney is not working properly, too much CO can build up in the air and cause carbon monoxide poisoning.
Over a period of time the young family had experienced some of the classic symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning including severe headaches, fainting, dizziness and difficulty breathing.
Toxicology tests found Mr Cheatham, who lived in Seabank Road, Wallasey, had potentially fatal levels of street heroin in his system, with the pathologist finding the cause of death to be a combination of carbon monoxide poisoning with opiate toxicity.
campaign is imploring Brits to ensure that they are protected from carbon monoxide poisoning by installing an audible carbon monoxide alarm in their homes.
Everyone should fit a carbon monoxide alarm to protect themselves from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Police in Quebec said carbon monoxide poisoning is believed to be the cause of three deaths in a chalet on the province's North Shore.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is believed to cause around 50 deaths each year.
The findings are concerning, the study's authors wrote, because carbon monoxide poisoning is linked to 500 accidental deaths yearly and a higher risk for brain injury.
Mark Fellows, from West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service, said: "Two appliances attended following a special service call from the ambulance service stating carbon monoxide poisoning to personnel.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The cold weather has triggered increased cases of carbon monoxide poisoning, claiming 48 lives so far in January according to media reports, in one of the deadliest months due to gas poisoning in recent years, raising concerns over safety measures while using heating devices at home.