Category: Safety

Water Safety is Serious Business

By Guest Blogger Kevin Bottomley Summer is only halfway over, and yet, already this summer there have been several drowning accidents affecting children in our...

Summer Safety

By Rachel Hoeing and Tracy Beatty, Emergency Medicine RN Summer is in full swing! As we enjoy the outdoors, the sun, the beach, and the pool, we also tend to get a...

15 Things Lifeguards Want You To Know

By Rachel Hoeing Summer is here and no doubt many of you will be spending long days at the pool. If you have never been a lifeguard, you may be surprised to find out...

Be SMART to Save Lives

By Marci Peace, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – Volunteer Be SMART Leader When the conversation turns to guns, tensions can flare. But we know that gun...

Weezie’s Story: Pediatric Trauma Survivor

By Guest Blogger Bob Gfeller, Executive Director of the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma In November 2014, the Broughton family was visiting downtown...

Vehicle 101 for Women

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Technology has drastically helped female drivers in moments of vehicle needs. Usually a husband, dad, friend or a mechanic is only a cell...

5 Tips for an Accident-Free Summer

By Guest Blogger Milan D. Nadkarni, MD, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Summer is an ideal time for kids...

Teach Your Kids To Be Safe At The Pool

By Guest Blogger Kaitlin Gardner, author of the blog An Apple Per Day I freely admit I have always loved being around the water. Spending time at the pool with my...

When it Comes to Fractures, Children Need Special Attention

By Guest Blogger John Frino, MD, associate professor of pediatric orthopaedic surgery, Brenner Children’s Hospital The carefree, playful days of summer give kids...

Overcoming Emotional Scars from Child Abuse

By Anonymous I can honestly say I have a happy and relatively successful life at this point in my life, so most people that know me would likely never guess or even...