Category: Safety

Left Alone in a Hot Car

Tragedy has struck again.  Unfortunately, the United States has now seen our first two hyperthermia deaths in 2012. The first was a 13-month boy in Lee’s Summit, MO (just southeast of Kansas City), and the second in the Sugar Land … Continue reading

The Choking Hazard

Mary’s been on solid food for quite some time.  She is a huge eater and so far hasn’t been picky about anything (I’m knocking on wood). However, Mary doesn’t have any teeth yet so we are still rather cautious about … Continue reading

Changing the Child Abuse System

Robin is a five year old girl who loves to play dolls with her friends, eat ice cream, teach her dog tricks and go to kindergarten. While Robin may appear to be a normal five year old to those around … Continue reading

Sports Safety: The Balancing Act

According to Safe Kids USA, more than 38 million children play organized sports each year in the U.S. and an estimated 3.5 million injuries are sustained by youth while playing sports. Approximately two out of three sports-related injuries treated in … Continue reading

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