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McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Railroad Safety Month

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(11/12/12) - In 2008, approximately 744 people were killed and 1,372 were injured in incidents involving trains in the United States. These incidents involved either trains and pedestrians or trains and motor vehicle occupants. Twenty-two children ages 14 and under were killed, and another 122 were injured in incidents involving trains.

Safe Kids offers the following safety tips for keeping children safe around trains:• Only cross at marked railroad crossings. Always look both ways ...

Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, Hosts Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check

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(11/09/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host the upcoming Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check in Florence.

The Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check will take place Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Florence Kohl's parking lot (3041 W. Radio Drive, Florence). This child safety seat check is held the third Thursday of each month at this same time and location.

Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians w...

McLeod Resource Center Offers a November Special on Medela PersonalFit Breastshields

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(10/26/12) - The McLeod Resource Center is now offering monthly sales with select items at ten percent off.

The featured discount item for November is Medela PersonalFit Breastshields, which are a great way to ensure not only a comfortable pumping experience, but also the removal of the maximum amount of milk. Medela PersonalFit Breastshields come in many sizes and are compatible with all Medela breastpumps. It is also a great idea to have extra Medela breast pumping accessories to re...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Residential Home Safety Month

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(10/19/12) - Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury for all children ages 14 and under. In 2009, more than 45 percent of nonfatal fall-related injuries and 56 percent of fall-related deaths were among children ages four and under.

Young children are still developing mobility and coordination and can be prone to injuries caused by falls. In addition, head injuries are associated with most deaths and severe injuries resulting from falls.

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Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Hosts Kohl's Cares Safe Seats at the Beach

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(10/19/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host Kohl's Cares Safe Seats at the Beach on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. This bi-monthly child safety seat check will take place from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Myrtle Beach Kohl's parking lot.

Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians will check installation of child safety seats, correct those in need, and educate on proper installation and use. Participants should have both child safety seat and child p...

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