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Tips Feb 06, 2019

Tiny magnets make kids' toys fun — but also potentially dangerous

John Cox, MD Emergency Physician

Magnetized toys are popular among kids of all ages. With that, unfortunately, comes an increase in cases of serious injury.

Baby getting buckled into car seat
Tips Sep 20, 2018

Car safety: What parents need to know about car seats

Libbe Slavin Coordinator

So, what difference does it make if a child’s car seat is rear-facing or forward-facing? A big difference, in fact. Using the correct car or booster seat can help decrease the risk of death or serious injury by more than 70 percent. That’s why car seat safety is constantly being evaluated and laws being updated.

Tips Jun 26, 2018

Fireworks and kids: How to stay safe this summer

Libbe Slavin Coordinator

Watching fireworks displays is one of the joys of summer holidays, but home fireworks are dangerous. In fact, more than 3,000 children under age 15 go to the emergency room every year as a result of fireworks injuries.

Teen with a Pill
Tips Jun 25, 2018

Top causes of teen poisoning

Jillian Theobald, MD, PhD Toxicologist

Being a teenager has never been easy, but the substances that are readily available to teens these days pose a special hazard. Some teens and tweens are searching for ways to experiment with drugs and finding dangerous options online.