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FRIDAY, Dec. 2 (HealthDay News) — Child safety and booster seats protect children of all weights, including those on the heavy side. That’s the finding of a new study that looked at nearly 1,000 children, aged 1 to 8 years, who were involved in crashes. All of the children were properly restrained in the correct […]
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SATURDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) — Whether they are riding with an adult or just playing nearby, children should never be in close proximity to a running lawn mower, a doctor warns. “Kids should never be around a running lawn mower. And children under the age of 16 should not be allowed to operate either […]
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(HealthDay News) — The kitchen can be a dangerous place for young children. Since it’s impractical for many parents to keep youngsters out of the kitchen all the time, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers these safety suggestions: Store all cleaning products, furniture polish and other chemicals in a high cabinet.If they are kept within […]
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(HealthDay News) — Nothing can spoil the fun of preparing your favorite recipe like burning yourself or a child in the process. The U.S. Home Safety Council suggests these kitchen safety precautions while cooking: Roll up shirtsleeves or wear a short-sleeved shirt. Wear long oven mitts that extend up the arm. Cook on back burners, […]
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(HealthDay News) — Kids playing in the yard may be easily distracted and not notice an oncoming car. Busy drivers may also be focused elsewhere and not notice a child in danger.   The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers these safety tips to avoid a “backover” accident: Children must be taught not to […]
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Baby on board signs are meant to alert motorists and emergency personnel that there is a baby in the car, in the event of an accident, and that the motorists behind should keep a safe following distance. But according to a new survey conducted in the UK, these signs have led to one in 20 […]
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THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) — Female drivers are more likely than males to be injured in motor vehicle crashes, possibly because of a lack of vehicle safety features tailored to women, a new report suggests. For the study, the researchers examined crash data from across the United States between 1998 and 2008 in order […]
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WEDNESDAY, June, 1 (HealthDay News) — Can using a cellphone increase the risk of cancer? The World Health Organization (WHO) says that it might. After a group of scientists from 14 countries, including the United States, analyzed peer-reviewed studies on cellphones, the team announced Tuesday that there was enough evidence to categorize personal exposure as […]
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