Category: Safety

New Recommendations for Avoiding Food Allergies

Big changes are happening with the recommendations on how to avoid food allergies in babies and children! Here’s what is new: Avoiding certain foods during the first 1-3 years doesn’t seem to help avoid food allergies – and might actually … Continue reading

Spring Food Safety

Spring is here and summer is upon us, which is the time for cookouts and picnics with friends and family. During warmer weather, it is important to protect our family and ourselves from foodborne illnesses (FBI), which are diseases caused … Continue reading

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

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