Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe During the Holidays

What parents can do

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(HealthDay News) -- A host of new hazards for young children creep up during the holidays.

Here are suggestions for parents and caregivers to help keep kids safe, courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Supervise young children at all times, particularly when they are eating and playing.
  • Make sure any choking hazards, harmful drinks, household chemicals and toys are kept where children can't reach them.
  • Monitor that children play with toys safely.
  • Learn how to help a child who is choking.
  • Set safety rules.

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