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Unwrapping Holiday Hazards: Toy Safety

Unwrapping Holiday Hazards: Toy Safety

As long as Santa has been bringing gifts for kids, there's always concern over safety of toys. For parents, it's a struggle for what's safe to buy, but with the right information, dangerous gifts are easy to spy. “Toys that look really cute but have pieces that come off and toys that look like food and are small enough to fit in your mouth — all those things traditionally are the ones we worry about,” said Dr. Tony Woodward, the director of the Emergency Department at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

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Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.

Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research.

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