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The Children's Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence. We offer expertise on a wide range of injury topics to State and Territorial Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) programs.

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The Spike in E-cigarette Poisonings
You've probably heard about E-cigarettes (Electronic cigarettes) through the news or perhaps you've even seen an advertisement with cartoon characters or a celebrity endorsement. There are lots of issues under current discussion - especially around in-door air quality, FDA regulations...
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Pedestrian Safety 2014 Resource Guide
CSN has produced this resource guide to provide a comprehensive, annotated list of resources for pedestrian safety. The resource guide is divided into eight sections: Data; Safe Routes to School; Pedestrian Safety for Preschoolers; Other Programs, Strategies and Campaigns; Program Planning,...
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New Distracted and Impaired Driving Community of Practice
The Children’s Safety Network is pleased to announce a new Community of Practice (CoP) on the prevention of distracted and impaired driving (DID). Using the principles of Quality Improvement, this CoP aims to improve participants’ knowledge of and ability to implement best practices related to...
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Child Maltreatment Prevention 2014 Resource Guide
CSN has produced this resource guide to provide a comprehensive, annotated list of resources for child maltreatment prevention with particular emphasis on data, reports, toolkits, and programs to help state health departments expand and enhance their own child maltreatment prevention efforts.
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A Statewide Assessment of Youth Sports- and Recreation-Related Injuries Using Emergency Department Administrative Records | Journal of Adolescent Health
Study says although healthy, physical activities are associated with an increased risk of injury.
E-Cigarette Poisoning
Pedestrian Safety Resource Guide
New Community of Practice
Child Maltreatment Resource Guide
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This Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report looks at nearly two dozen state policy, enforcement and education initiatives to help keep teen drivers' focus off their smartphones and on...
It is unknown whether road traffic crashes (RTCs) involving young unlicensed drivers follow the downward trend of those involving licensed drivers. Our national register-based study from 2000 to 2011...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included a QuickStats report on death rates from unintentional drowning in their weekly newsletter, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)....
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