Kids 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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What you need to know about what your child does online

It’s quite obvious that we all wish to trust that our kids will do the right thing and thinking of spying on them is something which makes us feel slightly guilty. With that being said, parents usually do what they do out of love and protection and if they didn’t know what their kids were up to, how would 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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Fireworks Safety

The safety of using fireworks has been the subject of debates over the years. Annually, more than hundreds are injured because of fireworks, with some victims needing to have parts of their body amputated due to the power of the blast. More than 3,000 children under the age of 15 are sent to the emergency room each year in the United States because …

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Get into the Swing of Summer Safety

Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries. In fact, according to the Safe Kids U.S. Summer Ranking Report, summer is known as “trauma season” among U.S. public health and medical professionals because unintentional deaths and serious injuries increase dramatically among children …

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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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