Those pretty poinsettias are not a cause for poisoning concerns

Can poinsettias kill you? There’s a long-standing rumor about the red-and-green flowers traditionally associated with Christmas being deadly if eaten, but registered nurse Tammy Noble, at the Iowa Poison Control Center, says that’s simply an urban legend that is not true. “Poinsettias have had a bad rap over the years,” Noble says, “but we’ve found […]

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