Tag Archives: Injuries to Children

Protecting Your Child from Traumatic Brain Injury At Home

In early 2017, a Georgetown woman spoke out to warn parents of the dangers of unsecured furniture. In 2013, the woman’s four-year-old son suffered a traumatic brain injury after a television fell off its TV stand. The boy suffered a five-day coma and struggles to this day with sleep issues and exacerbated symptoms of autism. In telling her story, the…
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Toddler vs. Dresser – A Heartwarming Tale of Brotherly Love

Not all heroes wear capes – some save the day in their PJs! Watch this intrepid toddler rescue his brother from the wicked clutches of an IKEA dresser. Do you have kids? Make sure you secure your dressers and other heavy furniture around your home. That means TVs, shelves, anything that might fall over when the kids start roughhousing.

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Even One Brain Injury Is Enough to Have Permanent Effects

Traumatic brain injury can result from a variety of incidents, most often through car accidents, slips and falls and even contact sports. The effects of a traumatic brain injury differ based on the circumstances of the injury, like severity. But a recent study out of Sweden has shown that even a single brain injury, no matter how minor, could have…
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