Injury: The #1 Killer of Children
Child injuries are preventable, yet more than 9,000 children died from injuries in the US in 2009. Car crashes, suffocation, drowning, poisoning, fires, and falls are some of the most common ways children are hurt or killed. Parents- we can do more to keep our children safe.
Vital Signs: Child Injury
To help highlight the issue, the latest edition of CDC Vital Signs discusses the serious problem of child injury in the United States. It also highlights steps that everyone—including parents—can take to help save young lives.