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Fireworks and sparklers are lots of fun, but they can cause terrible injuries; how to celebrate safely

By Jessica Pasley

Protect the eye on the 4th of July

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“Parker, stay with me!” Local family learns firsthand the dangers of multi-passenger UTVs and golf carts.

By Jessica Pasley

Pediatric trauma experts add multipassenger UTVs, golf carts to list of dangerous vehicles that includes ATVs

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Photo Feature

Linking Arms for Change: Images from the event

By Wayne Wood

Wearing red and linking arms, participants showed support for safety from gun violence

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Doggone it — be safe

By Jessica Pasley

Any dog may bite if surprised or provoked; how to safely interact with Canine World

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Carbon monoxide can quietly kill you; a detector can save your life

By Jessica Pasley

Sources include room heaters, furnaces, charcoal grills, cooking ranges, water heaters, cars and portable generators.

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Button batteries can be a safety hazard to young children

By Jessica Pasley

They're tiny, convenient, and oh-so-easy for curious toddlers to swallow

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Glow sticks are creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky. Here’s how to be sure they’re also safe.

By Jessica Pasley

Vanderbilt experts urge caution when using the popular items to light the night

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After an explosion almost cost her son his hand, one mother has a warning about the danger of fireworks: “They are explosives. They are dangerous.”

By Jessica Pasley

"No one ever expects something to happen to your own child."

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Occupational Health offers tips to kick off summer on a healthy note

By VUMC News and Communications

We are officially into summer, which means vacations are ramping up. As you write your checklist, pack your suitcase, and book your trip, here are few important reminders.

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