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Latest Injury prevention Stories

2014-08-13 08:25:37

New survey shows alarming number of athletes injured as a result of dirty play, athletes hiding injuries to stay in the game and parents pressuring coaches to play injured athletes. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, 3,400 children sustain a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room. Safe Kids Worldwide, with the support of Johnson & Johnson, conducted a survey of parents, coaches and young athletes to explore how the culture of sports may be...

2014-07-31 12:22:00

After 19 deaths this summer, Safe Kids Worldwide, the General Motors Foundation and OnStar team up for day-long social media campaign to remind families to never leave a child alone in a car WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids Worldwide is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the General Motors Foundation and OnStar for today's National Heatstroke Prevention Day, a day-long social media campaign to raise awareness about...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

2014-06-27 23:09:15

Prevent Child Injury announces week to promote injury prevention. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Unintentional injury accounts for 40% of the child deaths in the United States. That’s more than cancer, heart disease, and asthma combined. But childhood injuries are predictable, preventable, and personal – everyone has the ability to help reduce the number of these injuries right now. Prevent Child Injury, a national group of injury prevention organizations and professionals around the United...

2014-06-19 23:07:47

This week, two children have died nationwide after being left alone in a hot car. The experts at Dayton Children's Hospital want to remind parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a car and to take precautions to ensure it never happens to you. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As temperatures continue to rise in the Miami Valley, Dayton Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Dayton want to remind families to never leave a child alone in the car. This week there...

2014-03-13 08:27:55

Safe Kids Worldwide Issues Alert: 3 out of 4 ER Visits for Medicine Poisoning are due to Kids Getting into Parents' or Grandparents' Medicine WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Safe Kids Worldwide released a new research report identifying new insights into why kids are getting into medicine nearly 500,000 times per year. Every minute of every day, a poison control center receives a call about a potential medicine poisoning for a child age five and under. And 64,000...

2014-01-30 23:04:41

Children's Specialized Hospital Safe Kids Urges Parents to Take Easy Safety Measures to Protect Their Children Mountainside, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The New Jersey Department of Health found that TV and furniture tip-overs claimed the lives of 4 children, sent over 1,600 children to the emergency room and hospitalized 10 more in New Jersey last year. Kendell Baker, from East Orange, NJ, was one of those kids and suffered a traumatic brain injury after a TV on a dresser fell on...

2013-10-15 11:25:48

Gunshot injuries are a leading cause of death and injury in children and adolescents in the United States; they rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of death for children ages 15 to 19 A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for...

2013-09-11 23:00:36

Dr. Amy O'Donnell will be presenting a lecture on different types of sports injury, along with treatments and preventative care. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Dr. Amy M. O’Donnell will be lending her 30-plus years of expertise in sports injury prevention and treatment, with a lecture at the Wilton Library in Wilton, CT on Tuesday, September 17th 2013. Dr. O'Donnell, a board-certified Chiropractic Physician, provides physical therapy services with a focus on sports...


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