Health and Safety Tips

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Putting a Lock on Children’s Gun Accidents

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is piloting a program to provide gun-safety assistance to anyone who keeps a firearm in their home.

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Healthy Holiday Cooking for Families

Remembering that healthy cooking for your family is important year-round can be a challenge, particularly this time of year.

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Booster Seat Basics

The Injury Prevention Program at CHaD provides these guidelines to help you determine if your child is ready to use a booster seat.

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Do Your Research before Adding Accessories to Your Baby’s Car Seat

Learn how to determine if a car accessory, like a toy or seat cover, is safe to use with your baby's car seat.

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Health & Wellness News: Reading to Kids

In this video, learn some tips about reading to your kids.

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Dr. Roxcy on Oral Health

Health & Wellness News: Oral Health

In this video, Dr. Roxcy and Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock have some great tips on how to keep your smile looking fresh and healthy.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Winter Sports Helmets

The ice and snow make us go faster, and increase the risk of head injury. Here are tips on the right helmet for the right winter activity.

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Carbon Monoxide

Winter Safety: Carbon Monoxide

Each year, 184 children in the United States die each year due to carbon monoxide poisoning and more than 20,000 children visit the emergency room.

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Dr. Roxcy helps navigate safety for Winter sports

Winter Sports Safety with Dr. Roxcy

Dr. Roxcy has some very important winter sports safety tips to keep you and your kids safe while enjoying winter activities this season.

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Children's Winter Coat Danger

A reminder of the dangers associated with bulky coats during the winter.

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