| Sep 1, 2010
According to the Advocacy Group Kids And Cars, August was the deadliest month on record for fatalities involving children being left in hot cars. Since September is National Infant Mortality Awareness month, a health fair was held in Houston on...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for U.S. children. While the Child Passenger Safety Law requires all children up to 8 years old to use a child safety seat, fully four out of five are installed incorrectly, says Ruby Darby-...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 1:31 AM
DETROIT - Nine-year-old Bailey Knight wasn't wearing a helmet as she zoomed down a snow hill on a plastic sled.
Bailey was at a church camp north of Delton in west Michigan, sledding a hill that has been popular for wintertime fun for about 25 years. On...
| Feb 7, 2011
Football can be a fascinating yet dangerous game. A metro company wants to make sure young football players are safe on the field. Even though helmets offer protection, they can't keep players safe from everything.
"Helmets do a really good job of...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 6:56 PM
"Moose," a 5-year-old lab ranked 19th in the world for a contest called "Dock Diving" got out of his kennel in Spiceland, Indiana Monday and ended up in the wrong hands.
The catch on his kennel froze and contracted making it easy for him to get out....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Kansas schools and lawmakers are putting a greater emphasis on head injury prevent ahead of the upcoming school year.
On July 1, a new state law took effect that is designed to prevent or limit the severity of concussions and brain injuries. The...
| Mar 14, 2011
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is helping hospitals and pediatric practices statewide to ensure children with limited mobility and other special health-care needs can travel safely, acting Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E., said....
| Mar 16, 2011
At the Glenside Fire Protection District, firefighters know that being in shape will help them deal with emergencies of all kind.
But not only is fitness emphasized in the workout room, proper nutrition now is continually stressed in the firehouse...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The voice on the phone sounded calm to Tina Kropelin. It said her daughter had just taken a spill at cheerleading practice, and she should come get her.
As Kropelin headed to Holmen High School in western Wisconsin, she worried it might be a broken wrist...
| Oct 5, 2011
A recent study showing that parents are turning car seats forward too early supports the need for ongoing education efforts on child passenger safety, public health and safety experts say.
The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO — More than 3,500 veterinary professionals attended the combined conferences of the American Animal Hospital Assn. and the Ontario Veterinary Medical Assn. from March 24 to 27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.