Posts Tagged safety

Holiday Hosting and Food Allergies

In the past 20 years, the incidence of food allergies has nearly doubled. Only eight foods make up 90 percent of all food allergies – these include tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, fish, milk, wheat, soybeans, and eggs. This holiday season, it may be worth being aware of […]

Read more

Handling Tick Bites

Summer is a great time for children to enjoy the outdoors. However, it is also the favorite season of many insects, including ticks. Here is a short description of things to keep in mind about ticks. What do ticks look like? Ticks are very small, ranging from […]

Read more

Summer Safety Tips

While the frigid winter months are generally more associated with colds, the summer’s inviting outdoor weather brings with it a different set of health hazards. Here’s a list of tips for keeping your kids healthy in the summer. Heat-related-illnesses occur when our bodies lose the ability to […]

Read more

Toy Safety for Parents: Steps to Take at Home

With the holiday season in full-swing, toys for children are on a lot of parents’ minds. Here are some tips to make sure your child is safe while playing with his or her favorite toys! Small parts: Pay close attention to the safety labels on toys with […]

Read more

Heat Rash

As the summer temperatures continue to rise, heat rash, a skin condition that is most common in young children when the weather is hot and humid, will become more common. What is heat rash? Tiny red or pink spots, usually in body areas that tend to be […]

Read more

Summer Safety Tips

Here a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help keep your family safe in the summertime. Fireworks, including sparklers, can cause severe burns or other injuries. Instead of using fireworks at home, families should enjoy fireworks by attending community fireworks displays run by professionals. […]

Read more

Car Seat Safety

Whether you plan to go on a road trip across the country or just drive around the neighborhood this summer, it’s important to put your child in a car seat that will keep them safe. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a car seat for […]

Read more

Winter Safety Tips

Here a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help keep your family safe in the wintertime. • Dress your child in several thin base layers to keep them warm and dry. Toddlers and young children should wear one more layer of clothing than an […]

Read more