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Welcome to the CSN blog where CSN staff and guest bloggers discuss current injury and violence prevention issues relevant to your work. The views expressed in these posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the Children's Safety Network.

Stopping the “Invisible Killer”

snippet of infographic: The "Invisible Killer" Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | Carbon monoxide (CO) is odorless, colorless, deadly
Nov 2018
Cold weather easily brings to mind hot chocolate, roaring fires, and snowmen, but the winter months also bring an increase in carbon monoxide poisonings. Carbon monoxide is a deadly, odorless, tasteless, and colorless...

Data and Resources on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

Oct 2018
What is Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)? ​According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ([CDC], 2018), sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) refers to: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...

How Child Drowning Can Be Prevented

image of a young African-American girl happily swimming in a pool
Aug 2018
This article originally appeared on edc.org: http://www.edc.org/how-child-drowning-can-be-prevented For many families, summer fun means trips to the beach, pool, or waterpark. But with statistics showing that drowning...

The Facts on Teen Dating Abuse

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Apr 2018
It can be hard for pre-teens and teens to know when a dating relationship is unhealthy. How can someone know what is “normal” in a relationship if they haven’t been in one before? When does “teenage drama” turn into...

New CSN Resources on the Costs of Childhood Injuries

image of coins and a dollar bill
Nov 2017
In 2015, injuries caused 13,363 deaths in U.S. children and adolescents aged 0-19. In addition, injuries were responsible for 200,225 hospitalizations* and almost 7.7 million emergency department (ED) visits in this...

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