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Family gatherings, special traditions, delicious treats — the holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, especially for kids. Unfortunately, for emergency room doctors it’s also one of the busiest.
Learn how to protect your little ones from some common holiday dangers, so you and your family can enjoy a season that’s happy and healthy.
Is your 10-year-old crying for a pellet gun? How about that used scooter? For help figuring out what toys are safe and appropriate for older kids, read these tips.
How can you tell if a small toy poses a choking risk? What types of unsafe toys should you avoid for your baby, toddler, or preschooler? Find out here.
Fireworks are cool to watch, but it’s best to let the professionals set them off. Find out more in this article for kids.
You can help prevent frostbite in cold weather by dressing kids in layers, making sure they come indoors at regular intervals, and watching for frostnip, frostbite’s early warning signal.
As fun as it is, ice hockey carries a very real risk of injury. To find out how to stay as safe as possible, follow these tips.
As fun as it is, ice hockey carries a very real risk of injury. To keep your kids as safe as possible, follow these tips.
Skiing is fun but also has some very real dangers. Make sure your kids follow these safety tips to learn how to stay safe on the slopes.
There’s a lot to love about skiing, but it can also present some very real dangers. Follow these tips to stay safe on the slopes.
Sledding is a lot of fun, but can also cause injuries, some of them pretty serious. To keep yourself safe while sledding, follow these safety tips.
Sledding is a lot of fun, but can also cause injuries, some of them pretty serious. To keep your kids safe while sledding, make sure they follow these safety tips.
You’ll have more fun if you stay safe in the cold and snow. Find out how in this article for kids.
Winter is a fun time of year. But while you’re out having fun, you have to know how to be safe. Check out our article for kids to learn how to stay safe in snow and cold weather.
In ice and snow, accidents can happen easily. Find out how to keep your family safe – and fit – while the weather is chilly.
Stay well and have a good time over the holidays – even if everyone else is falling apart. Our 5 tips will help boost your body’s defenses.
Toys are a fun and important part of any child’s development. And there’s plenty you can do to make sure all toys are safe.
In an emergency, it’s hard to think clearly about your kids’ health information. Here’s what important medical information you should have handy, just in case.
Choking is an emergency – so it’s important to recognize the signs of choking and know what to do if happens.
Burns are a potential hazard in every home. In fact, burns – especially scalds from hot water and liquids – are some of the most common childhood accidents. Here’s how to protect kids from burns.
You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words “babyproofing” or “childproofing,” but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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