Category: Advocacy

Protecting little ones from a dangerous poison

Electronic cigarettes or “e-cigs” are taking the country by storm. What some may consider a better or safer alternative than smoking, e-cigs are battery powered devices used to “vape” or inhale liquid nicotine, flavoring and other chemicals. However, the overall … Continue reading

# SayNoToBumpers

Today, December 4, quite a few Dayton Children’s employees are attending the Ohio Infant Mortality Summit.  As I’ve shared many times on this blog – Ohio’s infant mortality rate ranks 45th out of 50 in the United States.  It’s an … Continue reading

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

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