American Academy of Pediatrics: Label Foods as Choking Hazards

Remember putting away all the small, choking-sized toys when your second child was born? Avoiding playthings with labels on their boxes that warned they weren't suitable for children under the age of 3? Turns out, that wasn't doing nearly far enoug...

Hot Diggity Death!

If you give a mouse a cookie, you get a cute little book. If you give a kid a hot dog, you could be booked for attempted manslaughter. That's what it's starting to sound like, anyway. Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a report o...

911 Dispatcher Saves His Son's Life During Frantic Call from His Wife

Chris Scott, a 23-year-old 911 dispatcher in Lacey, Wash., got a frantic call from the mother of a choking victim last week. On the phone was his wife, Janna. Jacob, their 6-month-old son, was choking on a piece of plastic. Janna Scott tells ...

DailyDish - Keep Out of Reach of Children

You might think this is a safe situation -- but it ain't....

Choking toddler saved by babysitter's parrot

When two-year-old Hannah started choking on her snack, no one was around to help. No one human, anyway. Hannah's babysitter was in the bathroom, completely unaware, but someone did see that Hannah needed help - the babysitter's pet parrot. The bir...

Keeping an eye on dangerous foods

Summer is a wonderful season to load up a plastic platter full fruits and snacks, park the kids at the backyard patio picnic table and leave them to their own devices. I find this tactic not only relieves the dining room of the usual crumbs and clutt...


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