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10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

Trauma is the No. 1 cause of death in people between ages 1 and 44.

family camping

19 tips for a better family camping experience

Take advantage of these tips to have a fun and safe trip.

Water safety swimming

13 water safety tips for kids

Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-14.

Fourth of July fireworks

6 tips for safe fireworks use on Fourth of July

Each year in the U.S., thousands of adults and children are treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries.

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6 tips to stay hydrated in hot weather

Staying safe in the sun and avoiding dehydration is important.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Kids & outdoors: Tips to keep them safe, treat injuries

Dr. Gigi Chawla provides safety tips for preventing and treating injuries.

Summer safety bike

12 tips to help keep kids safe this summer

With warm weather upon us, we compiled a list of basic tips, with help from our injury prevention experts, to keep kids safe all summer.


6 ways to protect kids’ skin from the sun

Much of our lifetime sun exposure happens in the first 18 years of our lives, and protecting the skin of infants and children will reduce their skin-cancer risk as they grow older.

Poison prevention

8 tips to prevent poisoning

In recognition of Poison Prevention Awareness Week, we've gathered tips from our experts.

sledding safety

5 tips for safe sledding

Sledding is a great way to spend time outdoors and be active in the winter months, so it’s important to highlight the safest ways to enjoy this fun sport.