Tag Archive | "Child Safety"

Fireworks can cause hearing loss in children

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As the Fourth of July approaches, parents should remember that fireworks could cause permanent hearing loss in children, says a Purdue expert. “One large acoustic event – when it is very loud at one time – can cause hearing loss,” says Jennifer Simpson, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Speech, […]

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Statewide child safety campaign warns drivers: Kids dart. Drive smart.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — August 10 marked the kick-off for the statewide child safety campaign, Kids dart. Drive smart. The campaign, initiated by Riley Hospital for Children in 2007, provides campaign signs to the public free of charge to place in their yards warning drivers to stay alert for children playing outdoors. To support this initiative, […]

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