Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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3 Life-Saving Tips for Pool Season

Drowning is a silent killer. Dr. Martin blows his lifeguard whistle to keep you and your kids safe this summer.

Airway Obstruction Index

Infants and children under age 4 are particularly at risk for choking on food or small objects because their upper airways are smaller, and they tend to explore things with their mouths.

Airway Obstruction: Identifying High-Risk Situations

Choking hazards in the home: round, firm foods, such as grapes and popcorn, and small nonfood items, such as coins, balloons, and marbles.

Airway Obstruction: Prevention

Because most accidental child strangulations, chokings, and suffocations happen in the home, it's important to carefully childproof your residence.

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Be Careful With Kitchen Knives

With a few cutting-edge tips from experts who use knives for a living -- top chefs -- you can avoid the biggest danger of kitchen work.

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety

Detailed information on bicycle, in-line skating, and skateboarding safety

Bicycling, Inline Skating, Skateboarding, and Scooter Safety—Prevention

Read on for specific safety and injury prevention tips for wheel sports--from biking and inline skating to skateboarding and scooters.

Car Seats for Infants and Toddlers

You never know when you’re going to be in a car accident. That’s why you should use a car seat for your baby. Find out which car seats are right for your baby and how to use them correctly.

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Eye Protection Critical in Sports

Sports is one of the leading causes of school-age children's eye injuries, but most of those injuries are preventable.

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Eye Protection Keeps Kids in the Game

The sports that cause the most injuries are basketball, baseball, pool sports, and racket sports. But any sport that involves something that is fired or thrown can be hazardous to the eyes.