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Keon Johnson is one of the top basketball prospects in the country. Four years ago he almost lost a hand in a fireworks accident.

By Jessica Pasley

Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors — and Keon's mother — urge caution this July 4th

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You know to keep babies out of hot cars — Children’s Hospital says also beware of hot strollers

By Jessica Pasley

“Even the thinnest of cloths or covers over the stroller or carrier can reduce air circulation and create a greenhouse effect in the enclosed space."

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Children’s Hospital reminds drivers about new cellphone law: hands on the wheel, not on the phone

By Jessica Pasley

No reading or writing texts or emails either

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“It’s hard to believe that a child could be forgotten in a car — but it happens”

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers hot car injury prevention tips

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Summer’s here and the time is right for safety at the pool

By Jessica Pasley

Drowning is a silent killer. How to be sure children have safe fun in the water.

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Lawn mower injuries among “most heartbreaking” for doctors and nurses at Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

The little boy ran around the mower and slipped. “The mower kind of sucked him in,” his mom said.

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Children’s Hospital urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

By Jessica Pasley

Children are surrounded by toys during the holidays. How to make sure they are safe and age-appropriate.

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Give thanks, eat up, and be safe

By Tavia Smith

The last thing anybody wants is to be sick during the holidays. Serving and keeping food safely helps keep everybody healthy.

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Halloween Safety Tips for Children and Drivers Health, yes

Keeping the scariness imaginary

By Jessica Pasley

Twice as many children killed by cars on Halloween as on any other night. How to safely enjoy the frights of the night.

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