Category: Advocacy

Dayton Children’s 2013 “All Star” Colin

Kids need a voice in Washington D.C. and this year kids from Dayton will be represented by Colin Beach as part of the Children’s Hospital Assocaition’s Family Advocacy Day. Thirteen-year-old, Colin, and his family will join nearly 30 other child … Continue reading

View our new helmet video

Call me a safety geek – but I get so happy when I see kids (and parents) wearing bicycle helmets on the road.  Maybe it’s because we do so much education throughout the year about the importance of helmets in … Continue reading

We ought to do better

It’s the start of trauma season and without a doubt there is more that we can do to keep our kids safe – one is ensuring they always wear a bicycle helmet. This week State Senator Shannon Jones has a … Continue reading

A tragic loss

Did you know that in Montgomery County one baby dies every six weeks due to unsafe sleep practices? As an emergency department (ED) nurse of 23 years, I have seen my share of tragedies. Without a doubt, nothing is more … Continue reading

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