Category: Safety

Guess Who Moved Into the Neighborhood?

What would you do if a known sex offender moved into your neighborhood? That happened recently to someone I know here in the Triad. She and her family moved across town...

Out With the Old…

By Tracy Roche, Prevention Consultant, Alcohol & Drug Services, High Point Pledge to invest in the future of our youth and community. We are strong but we can’t...

Best Bets for Infant Car Seats and Strollers

Probably one of the most challenging aspects of becoming a new parent is finding the best car seat and stroller for your infant. It’s a daunting task. And for new...

Medicine Or Candy?

By Tracy Roche, Prevention Consultant at Alcohol & Drug Services Is this a cough drop or Jolly Rancher? Can you tell if that’s a gummy bear or a gummy vitamin?...

Teen Driving= Parent Anxiety

By Donna Joyner, RN, BSN, Trauma/Burn Outreach Coordinator, Wake Forest Baptist Health For teens, getting a driver’s license means more freedom and fun, but few have...

Don’t Have a Bummer Beach Summer

Growing up, my typical summer day went like this..Wake up in a house full of cousins. Load up a station wagon with beach chairs, boogie boards, a gazillion buckets and...

Summer Skin Safety 101

By Susan “Abby” Haas, MD, pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Clemmons With summer right around the corner,...

Co-Sleeping Pros and Cons

Are you familiar with this recent news story in which a Texas mother was found guilty for the death of her two-month-old son? The baby died in the night while...

How Do You Keep Your Child Safe?

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Sasso Smith The subject of child safety is so broad it seems like there is an endless list of topics; bath safety, car safety, bike safety,...

Wishing You and Your Children a Happy and Safe New Year

By Shayne Bates, M.D. FAAP, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Westgate The new year is just days away,and with it...