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Keeping children safe and healthy is a main concern as we watch them cut new teeth, hit growth spurts, and struggle through adolescence into adulthood.

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There are no laws that define at what age a child is old enough to be left alone, however, this decision should only be made on an individual basis and should be based on the child’s maturity and whether he is comfortable being on his own.

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Flashlights and other lights generated by batteries are much safer than candles. But if you use them, make sure to follow these simple safety tips.

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The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees approximately 40 children each year with injuries related to the use of bunk beds. Read more to learn how to prevent bunk bed injury.

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In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury in young children. Older children are most likely to fall on the playground; however, younger children are most likely to fall in and around the home. Here are a few prevention tips.

Conditions and illnesses
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless and tasteless toxic gas. Its effects can occur well before you are even aware of its presence.
Conditions and illnesses

In order to make your holidays safer, more relaxing and more enjoyable, think about these ideas and safety concerns ahead of time.

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Holidays are busy and joyous times for most people. But holiday routines can also give rise to greater safety hazards than would normally occur.