Child Safety News

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1/9/2018
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Window Blind dangers

Window blinds continue to cause serious injuries to children, study finds.

12/8/2017
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10/31/2017
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10/25/2017
A Boy, Two Magnets -- and a Trip to the ER

He inserted one in each nostril, with disastrous results

10/23/2017
Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office

Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

10/19/2017
State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

10/16/2017
When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course

10/14/2017
Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary

10/12/2017
Vaccination Rates Very High for U.S. Kindergartners

More than 90 percent of new students have been immunized against major childhood diseases

10/9/2017
Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter

Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

9/22/2017
'Off-Roading' Threat May Lurk in the Air

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

9/19/2017
Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

9/18/2017
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9/15/2017
Joining Your Kid on That Playground Slide? Think Again

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb, study authors warn

9/15/2017
Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

9/15/2017
State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

9/15/2017
Parents Getting Better at Using Car Seats Safely

But older kids often miss out on booster seats

9/8/2017
Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

9/6/2017
Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

8/29/2017
Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

8/25/2017
Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School

Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

8/15/2017
Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run

Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

8/14/2017
ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds

Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant

8/8/2017
FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth

Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

8/4/2017
Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs

Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says

8/1/2017
Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

7/29/2017
Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side

Very young children should stay off, group says