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Sledding Safety: How to Choose the Best Sled and Avoid Injury
Sledding is a fun winter activity, but it's responsible for tens of thousands of trips to the emergency room every year. Here are tips on how to choose the safest sled for your child, avoid sledding injuries, and treat injuries when accidents happen. (read the story...)

Tips for Safe Ice-Skating
Dr. Attilio Pensavalle gives safety tips on preventing ice-skating injuries when taking your kids ice skating. (read the story...)

Five Tips to Keep Your Child Safe in The Car this Winter
Clek, a Canadian car seat company, shares five tips to keep your child safe in the car during the winter. The tips include what winter outerwear your child should not be wearing in the car seat and tips to stay warm. (read the story...)

The Truth Beind Common Food Safety Myths
The Partnership for Food Safety Education shares four common food myths and the facts behind them, as well as ways to practice food safety and how to prevent food poisoning in children. (read the story...)

Tips to Help Kids Use Technology Safely
A recent study shows that more and younger children are using technology. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association provides safety tips for children using technology, headphone safety tips for children, and signs of childhood hearing loss. (read the story...)

15 Tips to Prevent Kitchen Fires When Cooking
Two out of every five home fires start in the kitchen. We've got 15 tips to keep your family safe and prevent kitchen fires, especially during the busy food-based holiday season. (read the story...)

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home
Strapped In Car Seat Safety recently started offering its car seat installation services in the New York metro area. The service also offers child passenger safety lessons, car seat checks, and car seat installation at your home. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Fairfield
Looking for a place in Connecticut that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Fairfield County, CT will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Rockland
Looking for a place in Rockland County that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Rockland, from Clarkstown to Suffern, will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Westchester
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Car Seat Inspection Sites on Long Island
Looking for a place on Long Island that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots on Long Island, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties, will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in NYC
Looking for a place in NYC that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Important Information You Should Know About the 2013-2014 Flu Vaccine
To prepare for flu season, it is recommended that everyone get the flu vaccine. Montefiore Medical Center shares some important information you should know about this year's vaccine, including the two different vaccination shots. (read the story...)

Back-To-School Safety Tips for Teen Drivers
Driving-Tests.org recently released a new, free Parent-Teen Safe Driving Contract to raise awareness of teenagers driving safely,as well as seven back-to-school safety tips for teen drivers. (read the story...)

How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching
It’s a topic no parent wants to even think about. But not talking to our kids about appropriate vs. inappropriate touching is irresponsible. Learn how and when to talk to your children about sexual abuse, and how to handle suspected abuse. (read the story...)

Resources in the New York Area for Victims of Sexual Abuse
If you believe your child has been sexually abused, it is important to get them the help they need. We've compiled a list of sexual abuse resources in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, Fairfield, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, as well as in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. (read the story...)

Is It the Summer Flu or Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease—although traditionally marked by the bull's-eye rash—can cause flu-like symptoms, according to Connecticut-based Lyme Research Alliance. The LRA provides tips to protect against ticks to prevent Lyme disease and how to check for ticks. (read the story...)

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving
A new study reveals that July is the most dangerous month for teens to drive. Drivint-Tests.org recently launched its "Be Safer, Drive Smarter" campaign with tips for ways teens can be safe drivers, including curfews for teen drivers, limiting the number of passengers, and not using cellphones while driving. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Make Sure My Child is Safe When Riding Their Bike?
President of Bike and Roll NYC Chris Wogas shares tips for staying safe on a bicycle, including the safety accessories every bike should have, how to tell if a helmet fits properly, proper bike seat positioning, and what to look for in a bike maintenance check before every ride. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Stay Safe While Riding My Bike in Traffic?
Chris Wogas, the president of Bike and Roll NYC, shares tips for riding bikes with traffic and in large groups, as well as how some bike laws differ in each state. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent and Treat Sunburns?
We spoke to dermatologist Elizabeth C. Smith, M.D., about preventing and treating sunburns, including SPF guidelines for children, how often you should buy sunscreen, and tips for applying sunscreen properly. (read the story...)

Four Summer Safety Tips to Beat the Heat
With the heat and humidity of the summer, it is important for young summer athletes to pace themselves and stay cool. Here are four tips to stay safe in the heat this summer. (read the story...)

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids
The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York in New Hyde Park is a member, provides tips to prevent sports injuries in children, including staying hydrated, preventing concussions, and treating muscle strains and sprains. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do When My Child Gets a Bug Bite or Sting?
The warmer months bring more outdoor activities, and your family may often end up with bug bites and stings. Premier Care's Adhi Sharma, M.D., a board-certified medical toxicologist, shares tips to prevent bug bites and bee stings, how to remove ticks and bee stingers, the signs of Lyme disease and bee allergies, and how to select the right bug repellant. (read the story...)

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids
One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force. (read the story...)


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