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Health Information For Parents
You can’t keep kids free from injuries all the time, but these simple safety tips can help prevent burns and fires in your home:
Even with these safety tips in place, kids still can get hurt and accidents do happen. But being prepared will help you to act quickly and confidently if an emergency happens.
Cooking and baking are lots of fun – as long as you stay safe. Read this article for safety tips before you head into the kitchen.
You can treat mild sunburn at home. But severe sunburn needs medical attention. Here’s what to do.
Fireworks safety starts with the manufacturer, but it ends with you! Read these tips on handling fireworks safely and have a blast on the Fourth!
Before your family celebrates a holiday, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety.
It’s fun to be outside on a hot, sunny day. But too much sun and heat can make you feel terrible. Find out how to stay safe in this article for kids.
Scald burns from hot water and other liquids are the most common type of burn young kids get. Here’s what to do if your child is burned.
A well-stocked first-aid kit, kept in easy reach, is a necessity in every home. Learn where you should keep a kit and what to put in it.
By teaching kids how to enjoy fun in the sun safely, parents can reduce their risk for developing skin cancer.
Fireworks are cool to watch, but it’s best to let the professionals set them off. Find out more in this article for kids.
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.
Take the time now to review fire safety facts and tips to prevent fires in your home.
Every parent should know how and when to administer CPR. Done correctly, CPR can save a child’s life by restoring breathing and circulation until medical personnel arrive.
Burns, especially scalds from hot water and liquids, are some of the most common childhood accidents. Minor burns often can be safely treated at home, but more serious burns require medical care.
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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