Health and Safety Tips

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (ChaD), in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

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Changes to Booster Seat Recommendations

Recent concern over when it’s safe to use a booster seat is a good reminder to review all the guidelines for child passenger seat safety.

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Hot Cars and Heatstroke - Look before You Lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Celebrate with Fireworks Safely - Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe during the most popular season for fireworks.

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The Power of Parental CPR

How many know what to do if their child’s heart has stopped from choking, an accidental injury to the chest or from being submerged under water? Knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), can save their life.

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Accidental Adult Poisonings Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

Using disinfectant products the wrong way is causing an increase in accidental adult poisonings.

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