Conditions and illnesses
At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.
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.
A foreign object in the eye should be taken seriously. If your child feels something in his/her eye, do not let him/her rub it. Rubbing can damage the cornea, the clear tissue covering the coloured part of the eye. read more...
Temperatures below the freezing point can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly covered or protected can freeze quickly. Children are at greater risk for getting frostbite because they lose heat from their skin faster than adults do. Read on to learn how to prevent or treat frosbite.
Halloween ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be roaming the streets on October 31st. Here are some easy-to-follow tips to make sure your little trick-or-treater is safe.
Holidays are busy and joyous times for most people. But holiday routines can also give rise to greater safety hazards than would normally occur.