Maladies et problèmes de santé
An estimated 28,500 children are treated in emergency departments and hospitals for playground-related injuries. Read more lo learn about safety in and around the playground.
Paintball is an extreme sport and is not one that is designed for children. This is because there is a big chance that they could sustain a serious trauma. Here are a few recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Ice skating, skiing, snowboarding , snowmobiling and tobogganing are fun activities for a nice winter day. However, parents and children need to be aware of possible dangers associated with these winter activities.
The Emergency Department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees over 1,500 children and teens that have sustained injuries while playing organized sports, It's all great fun, fun but remember to always play safe.
Researchers combined hospital emergency department data with sport participation figures from across the US during the 1990s to determine the relative risk of neck injury for football, hockey and soccer. Read more...
Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
If backpacks are too heavy and not worn properly, they can be a potential source of back injury.
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.
Relax, have fun and spend time with family and friends. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a happy, healthy and trauma free holiday season.