Category: Safety

Green Cleaning: Avoiding Asthma and Allergy Triggers

When you have a child with asthma, spring cleaning is taken to a whole new level. You want to eliminate asthma triggers such as pollen, dust mites, mold and pet dander, but you need to be aware of how the … Continue reading

Ohio’s New Booster Seat Law

Ohio’s Booster Seat Law will soon be in full effect Will your child be riding safely? After many years of hard work and advocacy, Ohio’s booster seat law will go into full effect on April 7, 2010. This new law … Continue reading

March 15-19 is Poison Prevention Week

Poisonings happen more often than car accidents or house fires. Each year, more than 1.2 million children ages 5 and younger are accidentally poisoned and 44 percent of these are from prescription drugs and other medicines.  Of the oral prescription … Continue reading

Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC Warning About Sling Carriers for Babies

Those popular baby sling carriers have recently made the news.  While there are many benefits of these products for moms and babies – there are also dangers for children, especially children younger than four months of age. The U.S. Consumer … Continue reading

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