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Q&A: Is it safe to play with slime made from borax?

Like most kids these days, my daughter loves making slime. The recipe she uses calls for borax and glue. Is it safe to play with this slime?

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Dangers large and small lurk in kids’ online challenges

Condom-snorting, Tide pod chewing and hot pepper eating are just a few of the crazy online challenges that teens are in to. But is it really worth risking your life to gain a few more likes and/or views?

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How to protect children from carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a silent household danger that can affect anybody. Learn the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to prevent it from happening in the first place.

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Q&A: What are the new recommendations for children with a lead level over 5 µg/dL?

Dr. Olanrewaju Falusi answers a reader’s question about her child’s blood lead levels.

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Hidden health hazards: Asbestos in kids’ products

Asbestos has also made its way into children’s products such as crayons, makeup and molding clay. Be aware of what’s in the toys and products you buy.