Health & Safety

Safety

A Spoonful of Sport Helps the Winter Go Down

Winter seems to last forever in Calgary, so you might as well make the most of it! A sedentary life in winter can undo the months of active living you enjoyed in the summer, so stop hibernating and get out and play!

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Do You Hear What I Hear? The Negative Impact of Noisy Toys

Before I became a parent, I remember sending my nephew a shiny red fire engine as a present. The fire engine had great play value with doors that opened and closed, as well as a set of hoses that could be rolled out and retracted. In addition, the toy emitted an ear-splitting siren that was extremely close to the real thing.

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Got Snow? Get Sun Smart!

Sunscreen, protective gear and a little common sense can help parents protect their children’s skin all year long.

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Keep Your Junior Athlete Safe

Does your budding baseball catcher use heat-resistant gear? Do your football player’s shoulder pads wick away sweat to help control body temperature? Will gel pads in gloves ease the sting to your softball player’s hand? Do your junior athletes wear face shields made from titanium and stainless steel, and goggles tested for their specific sport?

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