Health Tip: Keep Medications Out of Youngsters' Reach04/09/13
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping medications away from children can
help protect them from accidental ingestion.
The SafeKids.org website offers these guidelines to help keep
medications away from kids:
- Store all vitamins and medications where children can't get to
- Search your home for drugs such as eye drops, rubbing alcohol
or gummy vitamins, and store them out of reach.
- Store the purses, pocketbooks and coats of guests away from
where your child can get to them.
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