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Use caution during holiday decorating

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 5:00 am

Decorations bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering a host of tips to keep homes safe and prevent holiday-related injuries. Holiday home safety mishaps account for more than 12,000 emergency room visits each year in the United States during November and December, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The dangers that lurk behind holiday cheer are often

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