With school back in full swing for most families, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our most popular back to school safety posts.
- Back to School Concerns: Don’t Forget About Guns in the Home: Joel A. Fein, MD, MPH reminds parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.
- Later School Start Can Help Prevent Teens Driving While Sleep Deprived: Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD summarizes the science that links lack of sleep with crashes involving teen drivers and how schools are addressing it.
- Jumping Into a Healthy and Safe School Year With Your School Nurse: Catherine C. McDonald, PhD, RN, FAAN shares why school nurses are so important in injury prevention.
Managing Risks in Youth Sports: Kristy Arbogast, PhD offers advice to clinicians and coaches on how to answer questions from parents about the risks of concussion and injury in youth sports.
- Speak Up and Screen: A Reaction to Recent Suicide Clusters: Jeremy Esposito, MD, MSEd offers advice to clinicians on how to screen for mental health conditions, like depression, as well as other strategies to help prevent suicide clusters.
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