CSN Blog

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.

How Child Drowning Can Be Prevented

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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

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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...

'Tis the Season for Toy Safety

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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,...


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