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Many of us view a house as our safe place. It’s where we are most comfortable, familiar and where we feel most relaxed. Because it is our haven, it’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure it’s a safe place for all. David Pike, MD, Internal Medicine at NorthShore, wants to help make that happen by equipping us with the knowledge on which household items can be poisonous or dangerous for children, guests or our elderly parents whom we provide care for.
Dr. Pike shares 13 household items that can be dangerous: