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FOX Medical: Curbing holiday hazards

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There is nothing better than experiencing the holidays through the eyes of a child, but their curiosity might get the best of them as they explore this holiday season with their hands and even mouths.

Now is a good time to look around the house for different holiday hazards for you children and even pets. There are a lot of holiday decorations we don't think about that might pose a dangers.

For pets, tinsel or gift-wrapping string or even chocolate can be a problem.

For toddlers, plants like holly and mistletoe and poinsettias can be poisonous.

Click on video above for full report from FOX Medical's Beth Galvin

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