Injury Prevention

You Make the Call! Harnessing positive peer pressure to promote bike helmet use

Leticia Manning Ryan, MD MPH Eileen McDonald, MS We read with great interest the wise words of Arenal Haut, author of “Trauma Awareness Month: Thoughts from the Child of a Trauma Surgeon” in her outstanding blog post highlighting May as trauma awareness month. It reminded us of how children and adolescents can be powerful advocates … Continued

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Fireworks Safety

Did you know that in the United States, more than 3,000 children, under the age of 15, are rushed to the emergency room each year due to firework related injuries? Over 85% of firework injuries occur between the months of June and July. It’s that time of year, where families and friends are getting together … Continued

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