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Sunday, May 27, 2018Whether you have a luxury in-ground pool, or plan to blow up an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to consider the safety implications. There are an estimated 7.4 million swimming pools and five million hot tubs in residential or public use in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). READ MORE >>
Friday, May 25, 2018It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics. And while active outdoor time is healthy and fun, experts say it’s crucial for parents and kids to brush up on some seasonal safety tips. According to the experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the summer poses its own set of risks. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 18, 2017 As last-minute holiday shopping ramps up, the Boston-based nonprofit World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has released its annual list of the 10 worst toys of 2017, informing shoppers of this year’s most potentially hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Before purchasing toys for children or a holiday gift drive, it is important to make sure that you are choosing ones that are safe and age appropriate to avoid some of the hazards that may accompany these gifts. To ensure that this holiday season is a happy and safe one, consider the following tips when purchasing toys for young children: READ MORE >>