National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20) is dedicated to ensuring you know exactly how to keep your little ones safe on the road.

Keeping children safe is an important part of parenthood. Unfortunately, people don’t always consider passenger safety a top priority. In fact, 1 in 4 parents say that […]

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It’s that time of year again! However your child chooses to get to and from school, it is important to stay safe during the journey. When it comes to safety, pedestrians, bikers, and drivers should always keep a close eye on the surrounding environment and follow traffic signals.

 Did You Know? In the United States, 61 […]

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Along with most other Americans around this time of year, we Georgians are beginning to envision our upcoming Fourth of July adventures. Most of them will include sitting on blankets on top of towering parking garages with our families and friends, seeing kids running around with sparklers, laughter, and the smell of hot dogs and […]

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Summer is here, and families everywhere are packing up their sunscreen and towels and heading to the pool in order to cool off. Pools are a great spot for families to relax and have fun, but they can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and […]

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Mother of drowned boy warns parents: Never assume child is being watched

Posted: Jun 02, 2014 3:35 PM EDTUpdated: Jun 02, 2014 6:15 PM EDT

By Beth Galvin, FOX Medical Team reporter – bio | email    

GAINESVILLE, Ga. –The pinwheel John Michael’s grandfather gave […]

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Heatstroke

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Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we forget they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in a car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from […]

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Summer is quickly approaching and temperatures are starting to rise. Did you know that every 10 days in the United States a child dies due to hyperthermia (heatstroke) induced by being left in a hot car?

High temperatures do not need to be the only concern; mild temperatures can also pose a high threat […]

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Warmer weather is upon us and many Georgia families hit the road for fun in the sun. To combat the common uptick in roadway fatalities Safe Kids Forsyth County and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety planned an educational tour across Forsyth County May 7-10. The agency and approximately 100 volunteers from 20 statewide organizations […]

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May is the perfect time for enjoying the outdoors and bike riding with your family. Riding a bike is a great way to get kids outside and encourage them to stay active, but without precautions in place, it can be a cause of serious injury.

Did you know that every two minutes, a child […]

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