On the Road
Recreational water-related accident prevention tips
The theme for National Safe Kids Week 2004, Splash into Safety, was recreational water safety. While drowning death rates have declined, drowning still remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children ages 1-14 in the United States.
Many student athletes will suffer a concussion while playing fall sports
As the fall season approaches, teams are gathering to play football, soccer, field hockey, ice hockey and basketball teams.
Home drowning prevention tips
Cooler weather in most of the country means swimming pools have closed for the season, but parents and caregivers should know that other drowning dangers still exist in and around the home.
Ways of preventing fires
Nationwide, every year, nearly 2,000 children ages 14 and under are injured in residential fires, and more than 400 die. Approximately 80 percent of all fire-related deaths and injuries occur in the home.