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Little Magnets = Big Problems for Young Children

“Every day that magnet manufacturers have ignored or resisted the pleas from the public health community to remove these dangerous magnets from the market, more children have been put at needless risk of injury,” said Dr. Bousvaros.

Powerful, rare earth (neodymium) magnets can cause serious injury and death when ingested, but these injuries are entirely preventable by removing these magnets from places where children live and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Camille Bonta, 202-320-3658

September 13, 2013

Little Magnets = Big Problems for Young Children

Social Math: Bringing Your Program Data to Life

Date: 
August 8, 2013
Time: 
2:00PM

Are you aware that the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by American Indian/Alaska Native students increased by 42% in 2009-2010 as compared to Caucasian students who had an increase of 26%?

Strengthening Ourselves and Our Communities Through Digital Storytelling

Date: 
February 21, 2013
Time: 
2:00PM

An elder from a California tribe once said at a workshop, “sovereignty begins with yourself.” This idea underlies the purpose, method and vision for the digital storytelling journey embarked upon five

The UNITY RoadMap: A Framework for Preventing Youth Violence

Date: 
September 16, 2013

Violence is preventable, and more U.S. cities are exploring public health approaches to create safe, thriving communities.

The National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention: Webinar 1 - Data & Surveillance

Date: 
September 10, 2013

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP).

Insights from a National Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project

Date: 
September 5, 2013

This session clearly illustrates the nature, extent and underlying attitudes/beliefs related to intentional medicine misuse and abuse behavior within the general population.

"Understanding Evidence" for Child Maltreatment Prevention: A Demonstration of CDC's Interactive Tool to Support Evidence-Based Decision Making

Date: 
July 8, 2013

Understanding Evidence is a new, interactive web resource developed by CDC's Division of Violence Prevention that supports public health practitioners in making evidence-informed decisions around viol

Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Snapshots from Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiatives

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

The National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention has published Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Snapshots from Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiatives

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Snapshots from Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiatives (PDF, 1.9MB) from the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.

Infographic: Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

It only takes 10 minutes for a car to reach deadly temperatures on an 80°F day. Never leave a child in a vehicle unattended, even for a minute.

For more information or to obtain: 

View on the CSN Website: Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles

View and download a PDF document: Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles

Partnering with Youth: How and Why to Use Youth in Your Programs

Date: 
June 27, 2012
Time: 
2:30 to 4:00 PM ET

Please join us for the next CSN webinar "Partnering with Youth: How and Why to Use Youth in Your Programs." Our guest speakers include:

For more information: 

Contact Children's Safety Network at csninfo@edc.org.

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