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Podcast: At-Home Safety Tips for Kids and Teens


Each year, there are approximately 4 million household injuries among children and teenagers. But with a few simple measures, parents can lower their children’s risk for injury. 

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Dr. Michael Defeo discusses the most important things parents should know about at-home safety. He shares tips and advice on a wide range of topics, including, poison control, kitchen safety, social media and babysitters.

Dr. Defeo is a primary care pediatrician and an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine.

About Kids Health Cast

Kids Health Cast provides reliable, factual health information so parents can make the best decisions for their family’s health and well-being. Featuring experts from Weill Cornell Medicine, the podcast covers topics for all age groups — from infants to teens — and discusses the latest medical developments. 

Listen to more episodes and subscribe to Kids Health Cast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play or wherever you listen to podcasts.