Category: Advocacy

Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.

This week is National Teens “Don’t Text and Drive Week” – a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign to address the high number of teens that text and drive. This year’s campaign is “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.” Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Safety through advocacy

Dayton Children’s has been buzzing this month as we highlight Suddent Infant Death Syndrom (SIDS) Awareness Month. Many staff throughout the hospital have seen the devastation for parents when they lose a child to SIDS or unsafe sleep practices.  As … Continue reading

Awareness is making an impact

The holiday weekend brought the 24th child death due to being left alone or gaining access to a vehicle.  It’s a sad way to end the summer. However, there is some silver lining when it comes to children being left … Continue reading

Landmark legislation for babies

Last week at the groundbreaking for the Dayton Children’s patient care tower,  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown unveiled new, landmark legislation to help doctors and researchers better understand the causes of stillbirths, Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID), and Sudden Unexpected Deaths … Continue reading

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