CPR, Travel & Auto Safety
Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for children and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics has information ranging from car safety seats to school buses to teen driving.
To access this site click on the following link: http://www.healthychildren.org/english/safety-prevention/on-the-go/pages/car-safety-seats-information-for-families.aspx
Cell Phone and texting have mad distracted driving an even greater threat to our teenagers.
Still more information is available at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
THE TEEN DRIVER
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration www.nhtsa.gov
- American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety www.iihs.org
- National Safety Council www.nsc.org
- AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety www.aaafoundation.org
- Safe Young Drivers www.safeyoungdrivers.com
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
We recommend the CDC for comprehensive advice regarding diseases, environmental health, genetics, vaccines and immunizations. This site also has advice for travelers to worldwide locations.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
The WHO has a wealth of information concerning health and safety topics, particularly updated information on health advisories for the traveller.
Learn CPR is a free public service supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine. Learn the basics of CPR - cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Updated with new CPR Guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and published in Circulation, Dec 13 2005.