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8 ways to avoid fireworks injuries

The Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays. It’s our nation’s birthday, and most people like to top off the celebration with fireworks. Although fireworks are fun and colorful, they can be dangerous to everyone around. On average...

Open water: 7 ways to safer swims

Summer getaways often take families to the open waters for refreshing fun. “But, just like pools – ponds, lakes and beaches can be dangerous, especially for children, if you don’t follow some important guidelines,” said Dr. Natalie Lane, medical...

8 tips for better toy shopping

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Christmas is a magical season for children. Visions long ago may have included sugarplums. Today’s children are likely dreaming of toys, toys and more toys. “Childhood is one of the most important and exciting times of life. This is...

Know your ABCs of pool safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Drowning is the number one killer of children under the age of 5. “What makes this statistic even more tragic is that these young children are more likely to drown in a residential swimming pool than in any other body of water,” said...

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