Baby Safety

Tips on Keeping Your Baby Safe in the Sun

Sun safety is important for people of all ages, but it’s even more critical to protect babies’ skin, which is far more sensitive than that of older children and adults. “Prioritize a healthy and safe summer sun care routine for babies,” encourages Dr. Richard C. Kirkpatrick of the Brevard Skin and Cancer Center. “Burns are painful and dangerous, but they …

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‘Cinnamon can kill’

4-year-old boy dies after tragedy involving cinnamon. A common household ingredient led to the death of a 4-year-old after he climbed kitchen counters and got his hands on it. Matthew Radar’s mother said he was always a climber, and it ultimately led him to his death. The child found a container of cinnamon powder, ate it and died from asphyxiation. …

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Avoid an accident with poison prevention at home

Nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 are exposed to potentially poisonous medications and household chemicals every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And more than 60,000 young children end up in the emergency room each year from wrongly ingesting medications. It’s not only parents who need to be aware of the risks; many …

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13 Things Every First Aid Kit Should Have

Everyone should have a home first aid kit ready to go in case an emergency should arise. If you have small children, being prepared with an up-to-date first aid kit becomes even more important. Keeping a first aid kit within easy reach will provide you with considerable peace of mind. Here’s a handy checklist of the items that your first …

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