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Do child safety caps keep kids out of dangerous medications?

A new study shows more children are being rushed to hospitals after accidental poisonings from common medications, leading to concern that child-resistant caps may not be so safe after all. NBC's Jeff Rossen investigates.

A new warning about kids getting into your medication: A new study shows more children are being rushed to hospitals.

That new study out Wednesday morning shows an alarming increase in kids being rushed to emergency rooms, poisoned by common medications we all have in our homes. We assume these caps are going to keep our kids safe. After all, you have to push down, and twist. You may think: "I'm an adult and even I have a hard time with these safety caps sometimes. So how could a little kid open it?"

Even for preschoolers, it can be child's play.

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