Child Safety

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Tips For Safe Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.

10/07/2014

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Medicine Cabinet Dangers: What Every Parent Needs To Know

When caring for a sick child, many parents race to the home medicine cabinet. What are they really finding there?

05/22/2013

Attractive Nuisance Could Get You In Legal Trouble

An ‘attractive nuisance’ is a dangerous condition on a property – like an unenclosed swimming pool or a dumped refrigerator – that is so interesting that it would tend to lure a child to investigate. It’s up to you to make it off limits.

04/16/2013

How Young Is Too Young To Leave Kids Home Alone?

How young is too young, legally, to leave a kid home alone?

03/07/2013

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3 On Your Side: Gadgets Meant To Detect Kids In Hot Cars Aren’t Reliable

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us that a new government study finds that consumer products aimed at avoiding tragedies aren’t necessarily successful on their own.

08/03/2012

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Local Red Cross Chapters Offer Babysitting Courses For Summer Sitters

The American Red Cross offers a class for prospective babysitters to prepare them for what they may encounter.

05/27/2012

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Protect Children From Window Falls

Every now and then there is a terrifying report of a toddler who has fallen from a window through a screen or a non secure window. The Cleveland Clinic offers safety guidelines.

02/24/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Child Safety While Dining Dockside

I saw at least one child running around loose at a busy waterside crab deck, where boats tie up. And a there’s sheer drop into ten feet of water, with no guard rail.

08/18/2011

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NJ Company Recalls Shades, Blinds After Boy’s Death

Thousands of roman shades and blinds are being recalled after the death of a 22-month-old boy in Iowa.

11/10/2010

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