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Why You Need to Keep Cosmetics Away From Your Kids

You probably keep medications out of reach of small children, and wouldn’t dream of leaving caustic cleansers where your kids could get to them. But cosmetics can also be dangerous, and a recent study found that children regularly suffer poisoning and chemical burns from cosmetics.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why You Might Not Want to Buy European Baby Formulas

One of a parent’s first major decisions is how—or what—to feed their baby. For those who formula feed, the pressure to find a high-quality product that is as nutritious as possible can be daunting. And that may be why some parents are turning to European brands like HiPP, Holle, Lebenswert and Töpfer, which some…Read more… […]

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Start Teaching Your Kids to Swim at Age 1, According to the AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics wants parents of kids of all ages to be vigilant about water safety, particularly toddlers and teenagers, who are at the greatest risk for drowning. But it may have also identified the sweet spot for when parents should begin swimming lessons for their kids—right at the child’s first…Read more… Continue […]

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America’s ‘Most Dangerous Car’ Is Actually Pretty Damn Safe

The automotive research firm iSeeCars.com released a study called “The Most Dangerous Cars in the U.S.” and as a result, a bunch of websites have been running articles with titles like Fatal Attraction: These Are The Deadliest Cars On The Road, which certainly has some nice life-or-death drama to it. Here’s the thing,…Read more… Continue […]

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Don’t Use a Bristle Brush to Clean Your Grill

Burgers are good, but burgers with bristles in them are decidedly not. It turns out that the small, coarse, poke-y bristles on BBQ bristle brushes can fall off the brush and get stuck in your food, potentially lodging themselves in your throat and tongue. This is, obviously, not ideal.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Uber Not Criminally Liable in Fatal 2018 Self-Driving Car Accident, Arizona Prosecutor Finds

Ride-hailing Uber has been found not criminally liable in the death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who tragically became the first known pedestrian to be killed by a self-driving vehicle when she was struck by an Uber test SUV in Tempe, Arizona in March 2018.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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