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Tennessee Poison Center warns about dangers of ‘dewshine’

Jan. 29, 2016—A lethal concoction of racing fuel and Mountain Dew claimed the lives of two Tennessee teens and has sparked the Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) to warn about the lethality of what has been called “Dewshine.” The Tennessee Poison Center, housed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was involved in the care of four Robertson County teenagers...

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Toxicology society honors Guengerich

Jan. 24, 2013—F. Peter (Fred) Guengerich, Ph.D., Stanford Moore Professor of Biochemistry, is the 2013 recipient of the Society of Toxicology Merit Award in recognition of distinguished achievements to toxicology throughout his career.

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Carcinogenic chemicals cramp DNA

Nov. 21, 2012—Researchers have determined how a DNA lesion caused by exposure to chemicals may spark cancer formation.

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