Category: Injury Prevention

Avoid Holiday Toy Injuries

By: Steven C. Rogers, MD Avoid toy injuries! The busy holiday shopping season is upon us. While that can mean plenty of fun for children, it can also bring harm due to injuries caused by hidden hazards in some toys. I was pleased to join Connecticut Children’s President […]

Petit Fellows Share and Inspire

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH Every summer, my understanding of the importance of the field of injury prevention grows deeper as I watch our Hayley Petit Injury & Violence Prevention fellows learn and grow. This summer’s fellows were Pranally Desai of Farmington, Connecticut, Callista Love of Bolton, Connecticut, […]

School Bus Stop Safety

By: Amy Watkins, MPH Across the country, people are talking about school bus stop safety. Tragically, in a short three-day span, crashes took the lives of five children at their bus stops. This makes us wonder, are we doing enough to ensure children’s safety as they travel to […]