|RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA—The entire month of October is Children's Health Month, and this year the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is urging parents to focus on environmental hazards that could spell trouble for children's health. Some are obvious and well-known hazards, such as radon, secondhand smoke, and serious sunburns. But there are other children's health hazards lurking in and around your house, and this month marks a good time to start evicting them.
#3: Lyme disease
#4: Nature deficiency
#5: Energy vampires
#7: Indoor air pollution
7 Unexpected Children's Health Threats Hidden in Your Home
October marks Children's Health Month. Use the opportunity to pinpoint and eliminate environmental hazards.
By Leah Zerbe
Topics: children's health
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