Cookouts and barbecues are a staple of the summer season, but firing up the grill can be dangerous if you don't follow the proper precautions.
Each year, grilling accidents cause nearly 10,000 home fires and send 16,000 people to the emergency room. But following a few grilling safety tips can keep the focus on good food and ...more
Thousands of children and adolescents in the United States are injured in firework-related accidents every year during fireworks season, which starts now and runs through the middle of July.
In fact, in 2015, more than 3,000 children and young adults under the age of 20 in the United States were taken to emergency rooms with injuries ...more
Many of us assume we know what it looks like when a person is drowning: Waving hands, splashing water and shouts for help.
Unfortunately, drowning isn't nearly that obvious. One of the most alarming things about drowning is that unlike its depiction in Hollywood, it’s a deceptively quiet event.
Every day in the U.S., about 10 people die from drowning. ...more
Before you head to the pool or lake this summer, be sure safety is on your mind, especially when children are around.
Among children age 15 and under, drowning is the No. 2 leading cause of death. Whenever children are near water, follow these safety rules:
1. Be aware of small bodies of water
This includes bathtubs, fishponds, ditches, fountains, watering cans ...more
Warmer weather is here and the spring sports season is just around the corner. Now's the time to make sure your kids take the right precautions to avoid sports-related injuries.
In 2013, more than 1 million children ages 19 and under were seen in emergency departments for injuries related to 14 commonly played sports. Here are ...more