Category: Safety

Laundry pod dangers

Laundry detergent “pods” are making headlines again this week with the release of a new Pediatrics reseach study. Using data from the National Poison Data System, researchers looked at exposures to laundry detergent pods among children younger than 6 years … Continue reading

Laundry has gone from dull to dangerous

Doing the laundry has gone from dull to dangerous.  A new study published in “Pediatrics” found those newly-introduced detergent pods are a serious threat to young children. While kids may normally avoid the laundry room, those detergent pods look almost … 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

Teens on the move

Of the many hazards parents of teenagers worry about—driving, drinking, later curfews, dating—one that likely doesn’t create alarm is walking. However, new research released by Safe Kids Worldwise, with support from FedEx, found every hour of every day a teen pedestrian … Continue reading

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