The holidays are in full swing and with it come the traditions of decorating the tree and wrapping the presents. But be aware of how holiday cheer could bring harm to your children.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission more than 6,000 people are treated for injuries related to holiday decorations and Christmas trees. Christmas trees, lights and decorations are all a wonderful part of celebrating the holidays. Parents and grandparents need to remember a few tips to keep their children safe.
Every minute children go to the emergency room with injuries that could have been prevented. This year as you are checking off your list, make sure to add keeping the family safe. Have a happy and healthy holiday. For the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, I'm Dr. Tedd Mitchell and this is the President's Prescription.