Category: Safety

All-terrain, all danger

According to a new CDC study in Injury Prevention, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) use continues to be popular for youth ages 12 to 17.  This was no surprise to me as I visited my family over the 4th of July holiday … Continue reading

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

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