Safety

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common than we would all like to imagine. In 2007 there were over 3.2 million reports made involving over 5.8...
Safe Kids Day 2017

Safe Kids Day 2017

By Hayluri “Luly” Beckles, Pediatric Injury Prevention Coordinator, Brenner Children’s Hospital The No. 1 Cause of Death in Children IS Preventable!  Statistics show that preventable injuries are the No. 1 killer of children in the United States. The key word is...
Reasons Why We Let Him Play Football

Reasons Why We Let Him Play Football

By Katie Moosbrugger (with contributions from guest blogger Moose Lester) While most families are currently knee deep in fall sports, we are wrapping up a second season of tackle football for my nine-year-old son. Yes, we are those parents. It’s been nearly three...