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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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Why Car Seats Matter
Is my child in the right car seat? Is it installed correctly? These are questions that many parents struggle to answer. It is also the theme of this year’s Child Passenger Safety Week, which takes place September 14-20th, 2014. Child passenger safety is a critical issue. Motor vehicle-related...
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Tips for Title V Directors
The Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau has posted a notice in the Federal Register regarding changes to the Guidance for the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant to States Program. We expect the final guidance to be released in 2015 will...
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Boating Safety
In 2013, 560 individuals lost their lives while boating, and 2,620 sustained non-fatal injuries. Forty-nine of those who died and 589 of those who were injured were youth between the ages of 0 and 19 years old. Since 1971, boating deaths have steadily decreased thanks to programs focusing on boater...
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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Florida: After a Year of Work, Hillsborough County, Florida Releases Plan to Prevent Violence | Prevention Institute
Hillsborough County, Florida Releases Plan to Prevent Violence
Child Passenger Safety Week
Tips for Title V Directors
Boating Safety Infographic
E-Cigarette Poisoning
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Substance use and mental health issues (i.e., “behavioral health issues”) affect millions of adolescents and adults in the United States. Behavioral health problems, particularly...
Drowning remains a leading cause of preventable death in children across the world. This systematic review identifies and critically analyses studies of interventions designed to reduce fatal and non...
A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. government study finds. Each year between 2007 and...
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