Red, White, Blue Can Be Safe, Fun And Healthy Too

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Simple steps can prevent injuries and keep kids safe.


The 4th of July means outdoor fun and fireworks, but holiday festivities can present hazards for children if parents aren't careful.'s Chief Medical Officer, Pediatrician Dr. Jeffrey Gruen, offers reminders for the most common July 4th activities.

-- Keep an Eye on Fireworks -- Since 1990, there have been approximately 100,000 fireworks-related injuries to children in the U.S., resulting in approximately 10,000 permanent injuries.

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