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Concussions

Shopping Carts Dangers

The Question: Did the 2004 shopping cart safety standards affect the rate of shopping-cart-related injuries? The Study: In this analysis of data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System,...
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Infants

High Chair Injuries

Between 2003 and 2010, more than 400,000 children under three years old were treated in emergency departments for high chair- and chair-related injuries. That’s an average of nearly 9,500...
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Injuries

Gunshot Injuries in Children

Gunshot-related injuries are a leading cause of death and non-fatal injury among children and adolescents in the United States. Gunshot injuries rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as...
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Lead Levels & Behavior

The Question: Is there a relationship between blood lead levels and young children’s behavior? The Study: In this Chinese study, the blood lead levels of nearly 1,350 children three-to-five...
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