Tag: Safety

Have fun in the Memorial Day sun -- and stay safe May 26, 2017

Have fun in the Memorial Day sun — and stay safe

Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer fun and brings spike in preventable accidents.

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Children Safety

Advice to prevent ATV accidents May 22, 2017

Riders: Read this advice to prevent ATV accidents

ATV accidents jump as weather gets warm, and children are more prone to injuries. Here's why.

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Children Safety Teens

first aid for burns May 8, 2017

What to know about burn injuries

Ice and folk remedies like butter are not helpful in burn first-aid. Follow this advice and know when to seek treatment.

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Prevention

back pain prevention and treatment May 5, 2017

4 tips for back care in the spring and summer

Whether gardening, celebrating or exercising, keep these tips for back care in mind over the next few warm, sunny months.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

reckless driving April 24, 2017

The toll of reckless driving, a personal story

With 23 surgeries behind her, Brittany Leedham talks with teens about the costs of speeding and other driving dangers.

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Safety

distracted driving April 11, 2017

One family’s story: the price of distracted driving

We know distracted driving is extraordinarily dangerous. Now what are we going to do about it?

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Safety

preventing household poisonings March 21, 2017

Poison prevention tips: how to keep your child safe

All of us can help prevent accidental poisonings. Here's how.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

when to take a child to the er February 27, 2017

When should a child go to the ER?

Sometimes it's hard to know what to do if your child is ill or hurt during "off hours." A guide to when to go to the emergency room.

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Children

furniture-tipping January 4, 2017

Make sure furniture is secure, prevent tipping injuries

TVs are big culprits in furniture-tipping injuries among children.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety