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Advice to prevent ATV accidents Health, yes

ATV injuries continue to send children to the hospital. How they can more safely ride.

By Jessica Pasley

Head injuries are the leading cause of death and disability in ATV-related crashes

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Santa makes a list and checks it twice. Parents should do the same when it comes to toy safety.

By Jessica Pasley

Choking on small toy parts poses one of the main dangers to children

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Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children; how to know you’re using a car seat safely

By Jessica Pasley

"The misuse rate in car seats in Tennessee was almost 87% in 2020."

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Advice to prevent ATV accidents Health, yes

A teenage girl was riding on an ATV without a helmet when it flipped five times. She is lucky to be alive, and her mother has a warning for parents.

By Jessica Pasley

Safety experts liken helmet use to seat belt-wearing practice

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Water safety for kids Health, yes

Getting back in the pool this summer? Children’s Hospital has some tips on how to take to the water safely.

By Jessica Pasley

Number one lesson: drowning doesn't look like you think it does

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Children’s Hospital urges sledding safety

By Jessica Pasley

Whizzing along on snow and ice is fun, but be careful

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As temperatures go down, the chance for injury from heaters goes up

By Jessica Pasley

The challenge of keeping warm might lead to the use of unsafe heating sources

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

By Jessica Pasley

Toy shopping online presents special challenges; how to select safe gifts for children

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Hot car injury prevention tips as routines change due to COVID-19

By Jessica Pasley

A change in routine can lead to a lapse in thought — and it can happen to anyone

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