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It’s hard to imagine forgetting a child in the backseat of a car on a sunny, scorching 30 degree afternoon. But every year, there’s news of a child being left in a car, where the heat rose to dangerous, sweltering temperatures.
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The MCH Trauma Centre sees approximately 20 cases each year who sustained serious injuries while riding on ATVs. The injuries include: brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, dental and facial trauma, abdominal trauma, and multiple fractures. This is clearly a high risk activity.

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Pets are not toys. At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.

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If backpacks are too heavy and not worn properly, they can be a potential source of back injury.

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Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized basketball team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre's Emergency Department sees approximately 450 basketball-related injuries per year (CHIRPP, 2015).

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A broken jaw is medically known as a jaw fracture. Read on to learn more about this type of injury and its treatment.

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The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees approximately 40 children each year with injuries related to the use of bunk beds. Read more to learn how to prevent bunk bed injury.

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Before pitching your tent, take the time to read these safety tips to enjoy your trip injury-free.

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Flashlights and other lights generated by batteries are much safer than candles. But if you use them, make sure to follow these simple safety tips.

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Here are a few safety tips about car seats according to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québed (SAAQ) and other useful information

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