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Small magnets hazardous to children

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission “are warning parents that high-powered magnets marketed as desk toys and stress relievers for adults can pose a deadly hazard to kids.”

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Choosing a toy? Think “Kid-Powered”

Kid-powered toys are those that offer open-ended chances for children to explore, imagine and play. It’s a good idea and here are the details in a report from HealthDay News:

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When buying toys, for kids’ sake, think toy safety

When buying toys for your children, there are a number of safety tips to keep in mind. Here are some good ones from a report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission:

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Toy Safety Tips for Christmas Day

As the presents are being opened tomorrow, if you have small children in the house, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges gift-givers to keep safety in mind when choosing and opening toys for young children. The CPSC estimates … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Health Scares Of The Decade

With disagreement over baby bottle chemical (bisphenol A), what’s a parent to do? While the past decade has seen great strides in medical technology, it hasn’t seen solutions to all of our health problems. There were novel viruses that threatened to … Continue reading

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If safer toys are on shelves this year, how can you find them?

In general, parents shopping for children this holiday season can be confident that toys on the shelves are safer than they have been in the past, at least according to a report by ABC News. The Consumer Product Safety Commission … Continue reading

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