November 23, 2017

Why Kids Under 14 Should Not Play Tackle Football

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Parents need not avoid tackle football entirely, but at least until 14. Why? One of the more persuasive reasons in this article…”Kids are not miniature adults. By age 4, the heads of kids are 90% of adult size. However, their necks are much weaker than an adult’s neck. The combination creates a danger.”  Read more

“Look Both Ways” Advice to Kids Needs to Change

cellphone kids crossing street

A new study shows teens are twice as likely as adults to be hit by a car while crossing the street because they were distracted by an electronic device like a cell phone or iPod. Read more

Bumbo Baby Seat Recalled

Bumbo

The popular infant seat has been recalled after dozens of reports of serious head injuries like skull fractures and concussions. Owners will be given a repair kit to attach a safety restraint belt to the seat so that babies can not wriggle free of them.  Read more