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Arsenic Detected In Many Popular Foods, Beverages

Arsenic is a dangerous poison that for decades has frightened people by its name alone, but now the substance is finding its way into popular foods.

05/02/2012

Michael Cormier (credit: CBS)

LAPD: Coroner’s Official May Have Died From Arsenic Poisoning

Investigators are taking a closer look at the death of 61-year-old Micheal Cormier.

CBS Los Angeles–04/27/2012

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Surge In Alcohol Poisoning Cases Tied To Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer

At least six Southland teens have been treated for drinking hand sanitizer — which is 62 percent ethyl alcohol — after zero cases were reported last year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/24/2012

Amy Winehouse onstage during the 46664 Concert In Celebration Of Nelson Mandela's Life held at Hyde Park on June 27, 2008, in London, England.  (credit: Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Coroner Says Amy Winehouse Died From Alcohol Poisoning

A British coroner says singer Amy Winehouse died as the unintended consequence of drinking too much alcohol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011