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  • A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween
    From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time. But it can pose dangers to young revelers. For a trick-free treat, follow these simple safety tips.
  • Bedrooms: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your nursery, child's room, adult's bedroom. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Cribs
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Toys
    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.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for School-Age Kids
    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.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    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.
  • Concussion Basics
    The term concussion conjures up the image of a child knocked unconscious while playing sports. But concussions can happen with any head injury, often without any loss of consciousness.
  • First-Aid Kit
    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.
  • Is the "Cinnamon Challenge" Dangerous?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Kitchen: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your kitchen. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
 

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