Category: Safety

Are seat belts a hidden danger?

You’ve probably had it happen to you.  You are driving, quickly stop and your seat belt “locks” into place, getting tighter and tighter, requiring you to unbuckle and rebuckle the seat belt. Seat belts are designed to do this for … Continue reading

Every ride, every time

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week once again and Safe Kids Worldwide recently released a really interesting report titled “Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time,” that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their … Continue reading

It’s about our kids…infant mortality

Issues such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), unsafe sleep and premature birth have all made headlines lately.  All of these issues, and others, contribute to Ohio’s infant mortality rate.  Unfortunately, our rate is abysmal!  This week State Senator Shannon … Continue reading

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

Every year on September 9, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day is observed.  This day was chosen so that on the ninth day of the ninth month of each year, our community would remember that during the nine months … Continue reading

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