Itasca, IL — Unintentional burn injuries among children climbed 32.5% during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the same period in the previous year, new research from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows.
Emmitsburg, MD — Someone is injured in a residential building fire every 45 minutes in the United States, according to data published in the July edition of the U.S. Fire Administration’s “Topical Fire Report Series.”
West Lafayette, IN — When young drivers aren’t allowed to have passengers in their vehicle during overnight hours, crashes and related injuries go down significantly, according to researchers from Purdue University and the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Germany.
Washington — With the return to in-person learning leading to changes in many families’ schedules and routines, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released reminders about the safe handling and heating of frozen foods.
Columbus, OH — TV or furniture tip-overs resulting in a child needing emergency care occurred every 46 minutes in the United States in 2019, according to the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.