Category: Safety

Infant mortality legislative update

As I’ve shared multiple times on this blog, infant mortality continues to be an issue for Ohio. In fact, Dayton Children’s Hospital’s 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment identifies infant mortality as one of our leading issues to address over the … Continue reading

All aboard the bus to Safety Town

By: Dr. Melissa King As you may recall, Audrey is entering kindergarten this fall. She is eager and excited and I am borrowing her enthusiasm as I put aside those mommy anxieties to which I am sure many of you … Continue reading

Take the pool pledge

Children drown quickly and silently.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the majority of deaths and injuries in pools and spas involve children ages 1-2 and occur in residential settings. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death … Continue reading

Dangerous exploration

The headlines continue to be written about children who have been left alone unattended in a vehicle and died due to heatstroke.  According to Safe Kids Worldwide, every 10 days in the United States a child dies when left alone … Continue reading

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