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Health Tip: Practice Window Safety

(HealthDay News) -- Curious toddlers are especially prone to crawling through and falling from windows, so it's best to practice these safety suggestions, courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic:

  • Be sure you can't open any window enough to allow a child to crawl through.
  • If your window locks require a key, store it nearby.
  • Never place furniture near a window. A child could climb the furniture and fall through the nearby window.
  • Don't assume that a screen will take the place of a window lock.
  • Board up or repair any broken or cracked glass.

-- Diana Kohnle

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