Category: Safety

A game that isn’t

The Choking Game is not a playful activity, but a dangerous way some of America’s young people are using to experience temporary euphoria.  I learned about the seriousness of this problem at a presentation given by Scott Metheny, a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Jump Around

As I begin this blog post, House of Pain’s Jump Around is in my head…but I digress… Today’s safety topic is backyard trampolines.  Recently I received a phone call from a mom who was trying to find a way to … Continue reading

A lifesaving career

May 20-May 26 is National Emergency Medical Services week. It is a time to honor the dedication of those who provide the day- to-day lifesaving services of medicine on the front line. Working as a paramedic is a tough career … Continue reading

Rather Ironic I Would Say!

I don’t know if you can call it life imitating art but life imitating an article it is! Over the weekend Mary was being chased by her father through the house and fell flat on her face, with the binkie, … Continue reading

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