Tag: "Comprehensive Children's Injury Center"
Top 5 Summer Safety Tips for Families
Even though this summer may look a little different than originally planned, we have to imagine that it will still include a lot of outdoor time! In addition to COVID-19 precautions, keep these summer safety tips in mind when venturing out.
Falling furniture: How to keep kids safe from a common danger
It’s estimated nationwide that a child goes to the emergency room every 45 minutes with a furniture fall related injury. Parents can take a number of steps to prevent injuries
Bicycle helmet saves teen from serious injury
National Bike Safety Month took on new meaning for 13-year-old Caroline Kelley. A car hit the Norwood teen while she was riding her bike Monday but her helmet kept her
The Danger of Furniture Tip-Overs
Furniture tip-overs are considered one of the top hidden hazards in the home. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates a child dies every two weeks after a television, a piece
Child Passenger Safety Week
A brief summary and media link to a story about child passenger safety week.
Hazards of Summer Play
A brief summary and link to media article about how you can protect your child during summer when playing outside.
It’s National Bike Safety Month
A brief summary of and link to a story about bike safety in honor of Bike Safety Month.
How to Talk with Your Teen About Distracted Driving
Distracted drivers are more likely to cause an accident on the road. Here are five tips to help prevent texting and driving in teens.
Preventing TV Tipping Dangers
A brief summary of and link to stories discussing the dangers of televisions tipping over and injuring children and how to prevent TV tip overs.
Child Safety Alert: Button battery dangerous if swallowed
A brief summary of and link to a story on Local12.com about the dangers of ingesting button batteries.
The CCIC brings $100 to 100 families in 100 days to make homes safer for kids
A Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC)’s campaign, Preventing Injuries in Norwood, is bringing $100 worth of safety equipment to 100 homes in 100 days in Norwood. The goal of the
Applauding Tennessee for Motor Vehicle Legislation
As a pediatrician in the emergency department (ED), I have a unique vantage point where I witness and treat a wide range of childhood injuries, which can range from minor
Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Support Graduated Driver’s License Legislation for Teens
Michael Gittelman, Wendy Pomerantz and Richard A. Falcone are physicians in Cincinnati Children’s Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center. They have published an editorial for Cincinnati.com citing sobering teen driving statistics in order to
Helmet, Adult Supervision Key to Safe Sledding
Old Man Winter has made his presence known early this year, even though the first day of winter technically isn’t until December 21. For kids, his early arrival is more