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Concussions In Youth Sports

Did you know that there are more than 5.3 million individuals in the United States who are living with a permanent brain injury-related disability? That’s one in every 60 people! As we continue to recognize Brain Injury Awareness Month, we want to talk a little today about concussions in youth sports. read more

Why We Love Bicycle Helmets!

While many of us focus year-round on Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, we specifically want to draw your attention to National Bicycle Safety Month in May. read more

Teens: Driving Dangerously

A study recently shared at the 2022 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition indicated that teenagers were prone to risky behaviors while driving, including speeding and cellphone use. In fact, the study showed that 40% of teen driving trips included speeding, while over 30% of driving instances included cellphone use. read more

Protecting Our Pets

Inhalant Awareness

Each year, over 2 million poisoning cases are reported in the United States, many of which are preventable. An average of 31 children die from unintended poisonings at home and an estimated 75,000 children under the age of five end up in hospital emergency departments from poisoning. read more

Gearing Up For Brain Injury Awareness Month

According to, between 1.6 and 3.6 million recreational and sports-related concussions occur in the United States each year. On top of that, 90% of sports-related concussions take place without loss of consciousness and 40% of athletes return to play before they should. read more

Online Child Safety

In a report published late last year in December 2022, Etienne Krug, the Director of the WHO Department of Social Determinants of Health, noted that “Our children spend more and more time online; as such, it is our duty to make the online environment safe.” read more

National Passenger Safety Week

Dental Health Month

Would you believe that an average of 34 million school hours are lost each year because of emergency dental care? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), that’s true! It’s also true that by age 8, over half of all children will have had a cavity in one of their baby teeth and that children from low-income families are twice as likely to have cavities as children from higher-income families. read more

New Year's Eve Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated nights of the year. And of course, that’s no surprise, as it provides an opportunity to reflect on what was and celebrate what’s to come. However, it’s also a night that has come to be regarded as one of the most dangerous night on the road of the year, due to the high volume of traffic and increased number of impaired drivers. read more

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