Based on the work of Dr. Lynn Sheets, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced a new bill that would help reduce cases of infant abuse in the United States.
The number of children being hospitalized with severe lead poisoning in Milwaukee continues to increase, says doctor.
The daily news reports about the current opioid epidemic can be scary, but the truth is there are many misconceptions about these important pain relieving drugs.
Magnetized toys are popular among kids of all ages. With that, unfortunately, comes an increase in cases of serious injury.
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.
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.
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.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s emergency room saw more than 70,000 children last year — and our ER is specially designed for kids and teens.