Safety

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...
Water Safety is Serious Business

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 community. According to the Center for Disease Control approximately 10 people die from unintentional...
Summer Safety

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 little lazier at this halfway point. This tends to be the time of year that unfortunately many families...