Keep them safe from household hazards
Protect infant child from corrosive and toxical cleaning chemicals

Keep them safe from household hazards

Almost all poisonings take place in the home. More than half involve kids younger than age 6. The experts at the South Texas Poison Center, located at UT Health San…

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The best fright is fun fright. How to be safe on Halloween
dog sit as a ghost for halloween in front of the door at home entrance with pumpkin lantern or light , scary and spooky

The best fright is fun fright. How to be safe on Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be spooky fun. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the busiest nights of the year for emergency departments — including University Hospital’s. It’s not hard to understand…

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Beware the button
Lithium button battery isolated on white

Beware the button

They’re in all sorts of electronic gadgets and toys. The problem starts when your toddler grabs hold of one. Some call them button batteries because of their resemblance to buttons.…

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An awkward conversation

Would you be willing to have an awkward conversation with another parent if it might save a life? That’s the premise of the ASK Campaign (Asking Saves Kids), which encourages…

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Celebrating the New Year safely
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Celebrating the New Year safely

To many, New Year's Eve means silly hats, noisemakers and fireworks displays. To help you and your loved ones have a safe and happy New Year's holiday, Health Focus SA…

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Spooky but safe

Once again, spooky pint-sized trick-or-treaters will soon be roaming neighborhoods in search of goodies. Unfortunately, Halloween also brings a spike in injuries and emergency rooms visits. Here's how you and…

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The safest possible ride home

It’s one of the most memorable moments in life, bringing a newborn home from the hospital. But a new study suggests that moment might be fraught with peril. The study,…

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