Child Safety

Read: Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

With lower than normal vaccination coverage, children may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases such as influenza, measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, and more.

Read: Where Does Your County Rank Regarding Disadvantaged Children?

Where Does Your County Rank Regarding Disadvantaged Children?

A new report from Save the Children ranked 2,600 U.S. counties based on hunger, school dropout, teen pregnancy and early death among kids.

Read: Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Some campuses are still turning to barricade devices to lock classroom doors. Here are five potential unintended consequences of using these devices.

Read: Back to School: Health and Safety Tips, Resources

Back to School: Health and Safety Tips, Resources

We put some of our best health, safety and security resources all in one place so you and your students can get ready to have a safe school year.

Read: Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

The woman was charged with attempted kidnapping in the second degree, unlawful imprisonment in the first degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

Read: Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

According to police, the baby’s mother and her boyfriend admitted to strangling the baby because they didn’t want to keep him.

Read: Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

The then high school student suffered third-degree burns to more than 30% of his body after a chemistry experiment went wrong in 2014.

Read: Nemours Children’s Health System Improves Patient Care with Zebra Technologies

Nemours Children’s Health System Improves Patient Care with Zebra Technologies

Read: Illinois Hospital Under Investigation for Baby-cutting, Murder Case

Illinois Hospital Under Investigation for Baby-cutting, Murder Case

Advocate Christ Medical Center is under investigation for not immediately reporting a woman who lied about being the mother of a newborn baby.

Read: Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

In the month after the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” started streaming, the suicide rate for youths 10 to 17 increased by nearly a third, the study found.

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