Pediatrics

Stomach-burning fidget spinners on EU warning list

Fidget spinners have become a worldwide playground craze, but some of the cult toys can also cause serious injuries to children, according to a new EU report on dangerous products released on Monday.

Pediatrics

Choosing safe toys for the holidays

(HealthDay)—When trying to choose the perfect toys for kids this holiday, consider the age of the child first, a leading pediatricians' group says.

Pediatrics

Flameless candle batteries pose risk to kids

(HealthDay)—Tiny button batteries that light up flameless "tea candles" pose a significant risk to children when swallowed, the National Capital Poison Center warns.

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Child-safety expert offers tips for holiday gifts

Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, but it can quickly turn tragic if we're not careful, according to Bridget Boyd, MD, pediatric safety expert at Loyola University Health System.

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Victoria leads charge for child-safe batteries

Design lecturer Jeongbin Ok has hit upon a solution to minimise the damage of swallowing coin-sized, button cell lithium batteries, commonly found in electronic devices such as toys and remote controls, which can result in ...

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