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The dangers of button batteries

When swallowed, button batteries pose a high risk for injury and complications, including death, because of the chemical reaction they can cause in the esophagus, or food pipe.

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Creating a family travel first aid kit

Wherever you go and however you travel, it’s important to bring a first aid kit with you in case of emergencies. Here are some suggestions for what to pack in your family’s travel first aid kit.

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Preparing your family for any emergency

The first step of preparing your family for an emergency is having a first aid kit that is ready for anything.

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How to stock your medicine cabinet

To prepare for minor childhood injuries as well as common illnesses, use this list help stock your medicine cabinet.

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Frostbite and frostnip

While anyone can get frostbite or frostnip, children are at a greater risk than adults because they lose heat from their skin faster.