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2013-03-07 23:03:27

The Relatives promotes a network of hundreds of Safe Place locations in Mecklenburg County with special events and celebrations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The Relatives celebrates National Safe Place Week starting Sunday, March 17, and culminating in a special Celebration Stroll on Saturday, March 23, 2013, from Freedom Park to The Relatives Crisis Center on East Boulevard. The Relatives coordinates the National Safe Place program and is responsible for organizing all Safe Place...

ERs Fail To Educate Parents On Child Safety Restraints
2013-03-06 09:26:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Emergency departments are not doing enough to make sure parents are properly educated about car seats and the proper use of safety restraints, researchers claim in a new study. According to researcher from the University of Michigan (UM), more than 130,000 children under the age of 13 are treated annually in urgent care facilities as a result of injuries sustained in automobile crashes. However, the researchers said that more than...

2013-02-25 23:00:03

Boba Inc., a leading baby carrier designer and manufacturer, today released the Boba Vest, a soft fleece vest that will fit over most soft structured baby carriers. Avoid cabin fever with these cold-weather safety and comfort tips. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 As families around the country settle into a cold and snowy winter, parents of young children are finding ways to get out and explore despite the freezing temperatures. Children´s need for outdoor time doesn´t...

Nor'easter 2013: Millions Warned Via Their Smartphone
2013-02-08 07:39:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many things your smartphone can do. It can remind you of an appointment, wake you up in the morning, give you the latest news, keep you up-to-date with your friends, and now, apparently, it can scare the hell out of you. More appropriately, your smartphone has a technology that can alert you when danger is on your doorstep. This technology comes thanks to the geniuses from organizations like the NOAA, FEMA, CTIA, etc....

2013-01-30 23:03:47

New alarm system aims to end growing incidents of children being left in cars. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Bee-Alert Safety Products, LLC, a developer of children´s safety solutions, is introducing a brand new alert system to reduce the growing number of cases involving kids being forgotten in automobiles and to help save the lives of children everywhere. In the United States in 2012, there were 29 deaths of children from hyperthermia, eight in the first week of August alone,...

2013-01-30 23:01:29

The Britax Roundabout 55 has gotten high marks from the experts at EliteCarSeats.com, the online car seat store recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 The Britax Roundabout 55 has gotten high marks from the experts at EliteCarSeats.com, the leading online provider of high quality car seats and booster seats recently announced. Bob Smith, EliteCarSeats.com spokesman said, “The Britax Roundabout 55 is one of the most convertible car seats that Britax has made to date and...

2013-01-11 05:02:57

Car seats are the best possible way to protect a child when traveling in a car. Installing and using a car seat properly saves the lives of children, and yet there are still many car seat being used improperly across Canada. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 A properly used car seat that is the right type for your child can reduce that child´s risk of injury or death in an accident greatly. Icandrive.ca reminds parents that a car seat must be installed and used properly in...

2013-01-11 05:00:26

Gary Iscoe has worked with the victims of thousands of car accidents. When a child is in the car, their safety often comes down to one factor: what kind of child seat they were in. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Many parents' biggest fear is a car accident. While a collision on the road always poses the risk of serious injury, the threat becomes more frightening with a child on board. But many parents aren't aware of the roll that their child's car seat plays in safety, a fact that...

Data Privacy For Children
2012-12-19 21:20:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No one is happy when their privacy is compromised, but children have very little understanding of the dangers that can be associated with it. This week, the FTC is looking at ways to ensure new rules can keep up with ever-changing technology. This week the Federal Trade Commission adopted final amendments to the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Rule which will strengthen child privacy protections while also giving...


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