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As a parent or caregiver, your child's safety is always your top priority. Learn more about how to help keep your child happy and healthy in our blogs and resources. 

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Keeping Kids Safe During Video Game Play

Shane Rafferty, a technology support specialist at Lurie Children’s, offers guidance on how to go about prioritizing safety for kids who love to game.

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How to Help Kids Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse is a spectacular sight. However, experts want to remind everyone not to look directly at the eclipse.

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Poison Prevention: Keeping Kids Safe

Did you know many common household items can be dangerous for kids? Learn all about common poisonous items, warning signs and what to do in an emergency.

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Pediatric MRI Sedation Frequently Asked Questions

Should your child have an MRI with or without anesthesia? Our experts answer all of your questions about anesthesia to help you understand what factors to consider when making a decision. 

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Lead Exposure Risks and How to Prevent Them

Lead exposure can be difficult to detect if you don't know where to look for it. Lurie Children’s expert Dr. Jacqueline Korpics provides must-know information on identifying potential lead poisoning risks and what to do if a child is exposed.

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Safe Toys and Gifts for Kids

Keep your little ones safe during playtime with these helpful toy safety tips from Lurie Children's Patient and Family Education Team.

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Teens and Underage Drinking FAQ for Parents

Underage drinking is dangerous and can have long-lasting effects. Our pediatric expert discusses substance abuse prevention and offers tips for parents and caregivers on how to talk about alcohol with teens and adolescents. 

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Warm, sunny days are perfect for outside activities the entire family can enjoy. But without the right protection, the sun can be harmful. Here are some safety tips to stay happy and healthy in the summertime. 

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Bike and Helmet Safety for Kids

When the right safety precautions aren't taken, bike accidents can cause unintentional injuries or even death.

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4th of July Safety Tips for Kids

Emergency Room physician Elizabeth Powell, MD, provides tips to keep your kids safe on the Fourth of July, including firework and burn safety.

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Lurie Children’s Pediatric Eye Specialists: Using Fireworks ‘Not Worth the Risk’

Our pediatric eye specialists say families should be aware of the possible dangers from fireworks to the eyes. 

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Water Safety Tips

Among preventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of death for children one to four years of age. 

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