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Posts about Safety
Friday, July 1, 2016
Read these tips from Safe Kids to ensure that your kids remain safe and injury-free.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Author Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH, is a physician in Children’s National’s Emergency Department. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Children’s and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her area of expertise is in concussion and knowledge translation.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Johanna Penny Glass, PhD, Director of the Child Development Program at Children’s National, discusses the safety of baby-led weaning.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
A new Consumer Product Safety Commission study found an increase in fireworks-related deaths and injuries in 2013. In fact, the report found that last year "children younger than age 5 experienced a higher estimated per capita injury rate than any other age group." If fireworks are a part of your celebration, read these tips to stay safe.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
During the summer, children are at an increased risk of sunburn. Learn how to protect your child from harmful UV rays.
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