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Tag Archive: Safety

5 Things Parents Need to Know Now about the Flu

what is influenza, how can you get influenza, and what to do for the flu

What is influenza? How can you get influenza? Telling colds and flu apart? What to do for the flu? How long can flu last? Here is what we parents need to know:

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10 Things Police Wish You Knew about Answering the Doorbell

Stranger knocking at door or ringing your bell

It’s that time of the year, when door-to-door solicitations begin to occur more frequently. But how do you know when you should or shouldn’t answer the door?

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Is Halloween less safe today than when we were kids?

Trick or Treat Halloween Safety

Is it my imagination or is it really less safe for our kids these days? Part of me hopes it’s the 24/7 news and the ubiquitous Internet makes things seem worse?

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McDonald's Pedals Poisonous Products – 'Shrek' Glasses Recall

McDonald's Shrek Glasses

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the designs on these glasses, 12 million of which were sold for $2 since the beginning of May, contain cadmium, which can cause health risks including kidney damage.

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The Candy that Kills

Parents of toddlers beware!

A new generation of smokeless, flavored tobacco products that look like breath mints or breath-freshening strips may be life-threatening for children who mistake them for candy.

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Review of Day & Night Handheld Video Monitor

Originally submitted at Toys R Us The Day and Night Handheld Color Video Monitor with Night Vision from Summer Infant is a truly portable unit that allows parents to see as well as hear their baby while moving around the house. Its ideal for checking on baby without waking him or her. Day & Night …

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Product Recalls – Is Your Child Safe?

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The unnecessary warning that a machete might pose a laceration hazard aside, the CPSC’s website is probably worth a visit periodically to see if any of your child’s products are putting them at risk.

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