You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
Bounce houses, bouncy castles and other inflatables are incredibly popular, but safety's an issue. Lots of kids bounce themselves into the Emergency Room.
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How safe is your kitchen? Below are some simple ways to avoid getting hurt when cooking and using certain kitchen products and appliances.
While the thought of a bug crawling makes you flinch, most insect bites are harmless and fade on their own. Here's how to avoid these pests and their bites.
Unfortunately, reptiles, amphibians and salmonella often go together - which means you need to be careful, especially around young kids or people with immune system disorders.
What's the big deal about kids in hot cars? Cars heat up quickly, making heatstroke the #1 cause of non-crash-related fatalities for children 14 and under.
Children ages 1 to 4 appear to have a lower risk of drowning if they have taken formal swimming lessons Between 2000 and 2005, 6,900 children younger than 20 died of non-boating-related drowning, according to ...
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Drowning can occur in any liquid or body of water - a pool or a puddle, bathtub or bucket. But even after someone who nearly drowned is pulled from the water, they're not necessarily safe.
Here's what to watch out for to avoid the risk of infection from tainted swimming pools.
Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.