Summer Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors Fireworks Safety Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars, and even death. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home. The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet. Bug Safety Don't use scented soaps, perfumes or hair sprays on your child.
Beware of Monster Drinks – Parents sue Monster after California teen dies of cardiac arrhythmia
The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink. Nineteen-year-old Alex Morris went into cardiac arrest during the early morning hours of July 1 and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The lawsuit filed in California's Alameda County Superior Court alleges Morris would not have died if he did not drink two cans of Monster’s energy drink every day for the three years before his death, inclu
Beware, Soccer Moms and Dads!
Did you know that movable soccer goals can fall over and kill or injure children who climb on them or hang from the crossbar. They can also blow over in strong winds. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reports of at least 35 deaths since 1979 resulting from soccer goals falling over. Both homemade and professionally manufactured soccer goals are involved in these incidents. To keep your kids safe and help prevent deaths and injuries associated with soccer goals, follow these safety suggestions: Securely anchor or counter-weight movable soccer goals at all times. Nev
Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 to 12 years old in the United States. The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat, at the right time, and use it the right way. But how can you know for sure that the seat you are using is OK? There are so many car seat types and models, how do you know which one is right for your child? The right car seat or booster fits your child and your car, and is one you will use correctly every time you travel. Not only will your child ride as safely as possible, you will be establishing the foundation for a lifelon
Just a quick reminder that thousands of products have been recalled since being sold to the public. Check the list below to make sure you are not using a faulty product! Evaporators equipped on Nesco Buses Crossroads RV fuel system BMW 3-Series head restraint Galaxy Helmets Ford Windstar axle assembly Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines