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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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With winter weather is on the way, take steps now to prepare — on and off campus

By Kylie Avery

Reliable sources say winter is coming. Here are some ways to prepare.

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Video: How to safely gather at the holidays — advice from Vanderbilt experts

By Wayne Wood

Are there safe ways to see our family and friends during this COVID holiday season? Some advice on how to celebrate with care.

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Doctors urge scooter safety; reminder that VUMC Plaza is a no-ride zone

By Kristin Smart

“We’ve treated broken bones, lacerations, friction burns, concussions and even dental trauma."

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Fourth of July during the COVID-19 pandemic: Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors urge safe celebrations

By Kristin Smart

Oh, beautiful for spacious distancing, with ample space between

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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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Children’s Hospital expert offers COVID-19 “safe play” tips for parents

By Jessica Pasley

Are playdates OK? What are the risks to consider?

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How to make “safer at home” safe for children

By Jessica Pasley

“As kids get bored they start getting into things they shouldn’t be getting into because they have nothing else to do," says Children's Hospital safety expert.

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