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Family Health and Safety

Here is information you need to keep your family safe and healthy.

Childproofing Your Home - 12 Safety Devices to Protect Your Children
Protect your children with these 12 safety devices for your home.

10 Tips To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Here's our list of ten tips to make sure you stay in shape over the holiday season and avoid putting "lose weight" as one of your New Year's resolutions.

Child Safety Products: Top Picks
Here are several of the top picks in products for parents to use at home to help keep their children safe.

Clothes Dryer Safety
From the Consumer Product Safety Commission, information you need to know to keep your clothes dryer from overheating and possibly causing a house fire.

Family Disaster Planning
Disaster can strike at any time. Your family needs to be prepared to deal with the possible loss of basic services such as water and electricity. The following information and supplies lists are a good start to help you plan for a disaster.

Food Allergy ABCs
For parents of children with food allergies, back-to-school time can be very stressful. Here is what you need to know to cope with school and your child's allergies.

Home Food Safety Tips
Keep your family safe and healthy by practicing these safe food handling tips.

SIDS Awareness
In memory of Brayden James, learn how to reduce the risk of SIDS during SIDS Awareness Month.

Summertime Pool Safety
Don't become another statistic; learn how to prevent child drownings in backyard pools this summer.

Thrift Store Safety Checklist
If you buy at thrift stores, here are some tips to help you make safer purchases.

Winter Safety Tips
Here are some safety tips to keep you and your family safe during the winter.

ADD
From About.com, everything you need to know about ADD/ADHD.

Pediatrics
From About.com, Pediatrician Vincent Iannelli, MD, has links and articles relating to children's health.

Women's Health Issues
From About.com, this site has information concerning women's health issues.

American Dietetic Assoc.
From the ADA, fitness and healthy eating tips for your children.

Kids Growth
This wonderful site, done by a group of pediatricians, offers health information, parenting tips, and much more.

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