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It’s Toy Safety Season

It’s toy season and holiday shoppers are on the hunt for the latest, most fun and exciting gifts for their favorite little ones. But did you know that not all toys are safe?  Some products contain unsafe substances, small parts or loose magnets that can seriously harm the health of our children. Education is key […]

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Safe Kids Day 2014

WakeMed was proud to help sponsor Wake County’s Safe Kids Day 2014, hosted by Safe Kids Wake County in Apex on Saturday, April 5. Over 750 people attended to enjoy activities related to fire safety, pedestrian safety, drunk driving awareness, teen driving, poison prevention and sports safety. Also on hand were car seat safety displays as well as a hot car […]

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Furniture Accidents – A Hidden Home Hazard

For many toddlers and young children, home is a place of discovery. The adventure of learning to stand, walk, and reach that shiny object way on the top shelf can prove irresistible. But these adventures can be dangerous and even downright deadly if the proper precautions are not taken. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission […]

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Home Safety Tips for Children

It is a parent’s job to make sure the home environment is as safe as possible, but unfortunately every year more than 2,000 children die in unintentional injuries in the home. Safety devices like smoke alarms and window guards are important, but active supervision by an adult is also key to making sure children stay […]

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