With another major snowstorm hitting most of the East Coast and blanketing the south in ice, it seems like there will be several more “snow days” with children (and their parents) home from school. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘accidents’
As you know from our recent “tweet”, another young child was left in a hot car and died. At least 33 children have died in hot cars this year. (more…)
Well, Thanksgiving evening and I am going to write really quickly about “normal” family days. (more…)
More than 43,000 children are injured in slips and falls in bathtubs each year in the United States new research shows. Earlier studies of bathtub injuries concentrated on burns from hot water and drowning and near-drowning. This is the first study that looked at injuries caused by slips and falls, according to the report published in the July 13 online edition of Pediatrics. (more…)
The rate of injuries from computer mishaps has grown as the number of homes with computers has grown a new study shows.
Between 1994 and 2006, researchers found there was a seven-fold increase in the number of Americans who visited the ER for a computer-related injury, particularly among children. The most common types of injuries were lacerations, abrasions and bruises. (more…)