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CSN Blog

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.

'Tis the Season for Toy Safety

preview of toy safety blog
Nov 2016
It’s that time of the year again. With so many new toys on the market, it’s easy for parents to forget toy safety in the rush to finish holiday shopping. The good news is that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

Injury Data State Fact Sheets

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Nov 2016
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) has posted state-by-state injury data fact sheets for 2016 with analyses of childhood injury fatalities and hospitalizations, and each sheet has a rich compilation of timely,...

New Child Safety CoIIN Utilizes a Multi-State Approach and Quality Improvement Methods to Reduce...

May 2016
The CDC’s new data brief, Increase in Suicide in the United States, 1999-2014, finds that over the 15 years from 1999 through 2014, suicide rates increased for males and females ages 10-74. The brief notes that “the...

Why Car Seats Matter

Mother and child in car
Sep 2014
Is my child in the right car seat? Is it installed correctly? These are questions that many parents struggle to answer. This is also the theme of this year’s Child Passenger Safety Week, which takes place September 14-...

The Spike in E-cigarette Poisonings

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Jul 2014
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...

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