Injury Prevention Program News and Updates

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A Child-saving Conversation

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When New Jersey’s new law regarding motor vehicle restraints for children went into effect in September 2015, it provided a nice opportunity to not only review car seat safety among my colleagues, but also with my patients’ families.

Helping Kids Cope With a Cast

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If your child is going to be spending some time in a cast while a broken bone heals, know the basics of cast care, how to keep your child safe, and when to call the doctor.

Keeping Kids Safe at Home

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Boy climbing on counter

Each year about 3.5 million children go to the emergency room for injuries that happen in the home. This year, as you start spring cleaning, take some time to ensure your home’s safety, too.