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Toy Safety

Part of the magic and wonder of the holiday season is seeing children’s delight as they open a special gift from their toy wish list. Yet, toy injuries can put a damper on holiday fun. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports, “In 2019, there were an estimated 162,700 toy-related, emergency department-treated injuries and 14 […]

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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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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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