Bike Safety for Kids

Bicycling is a great way for both children and adults to get exercise. However, for the millions of Americans who ride bicycles, less than half wear bicycle helmets. According to a study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, found that from “January 2006 through […]

Playground Safety for Kids

According the National Safety Council, 80% of playground injuries are caused by falls. An estimated 200,000 children 14 years and younger go seek emergency medical treatment and roughly 20,000 for treated for traumatic brain injury according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.1 For this reason, it is important to look for potential hazards when taking kids […]

Hearing Protection for Kids

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 out of 8 children (ages 6-19) already have hearing damage from loud noise. It is important that parents and guardians are educated about noise-induced hearing loss and way to prevent these risks. In many cases, most people do not notice the warning signs […]

Heat Safety for Kids

Exposure to extreme heat can cause illness and death. The most serious heat illness is heat stroke. Other heat illness, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramp and heat rash should be avoided. There are precautions that children can take at any time temperatures are too high: Drink plenty of fluids. Children should think often and […]

Cyberbullying Safety for Kids

According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, 95% of teens are internet users in the United States. The highest reports of cyberbullying are among middle school students, then high school students and followed by primary school students(1). As the use of social media continues to rise, cyberbullying has continued to rise and in fact doubling in […]