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Jul 03

CIPA PARTICIPATED IN STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE DANGERS OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS

On June 27, 2013, CIPA joined forces with Prevent Blindness Ohio, the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of State Fire Marshal, and the Ohio Eye Care Coalition at a press conference on consumer fireworks.

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Feb 14

CIPA WINS "GREATER GOOD GIVEAWAY" AWARD

STIR Advertising & Integrated Messaging has awarded the 2013 “The Greater Good Giveaway” contest to the Child Injury Prevention Alliance (CIPA), based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Feb 05

CALL FOR STORIES: INJURIES AND "CLOSE CALLS"

The Child Injury Prevention Alliance is seeking individuals under age eighteen (or parents of that child) who have suffered from injuries or “near miss” incidents where they almost suffered an injury. We are interested in telling your story to bring to light the consequences of unintentional injuries and how they can be avoided.

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Jan 09

CALL FOR STORIES: DRIVING-RELATED TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

The Child Injury Prevention Alliance is seeking individuals who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) while in a moving vehicle. We are interested in telling your story to bring to light the consequences of brain injuries in these situations.

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Dec 18

TRAGEDY IN NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT

On December 14, 2012, 20 students and 6 staff members of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut were killed during a school shooting. As our country grapples with the tragedy, the Child Injury Prevention Alliance offers its deepest sympathies to those affected by this tragic event. For many families around the United States, conversations about safety at school continue.  If you would like additional suggestions on ways to provide ongoing support to your children, please consider taking advantage of the resources provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Oct 24

CIPA JOINS CHILD AGRICULTURAL SAFETY NETWORK

On Oct 15, 2012, CIPA officially joined the Child Agricultural Safety Network (CASN). CASN is dedicated to keeping children safe on the farm, focusing on strengthening partnerships and collaborations of national organizations to achieve this goal.

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Jun 22

CIPA TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE DANGERS OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS AT STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE

Dr. Gary Smith, President of CIPA, will speak at a press conference on consumer fireworks at the State Fire Marshal’s Office at the Ohio Fire Academy on June 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM.

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May 14

NEW STUDY ON BATTERY-RELATED INJURIES

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) found that every 90 minutes, a child younger than 18 years of age is treated in a U.S. emergency department for a battery-related problem.

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Apr 16

CIPA CONTRIBUTES TO DEVELOPMENT OF U.S. NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR CHILD INJURY PREVENTION

On April 16, 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention. As an organization that works globally to combat child injury, the Child Injury Prevention Alliance is proud to have contributed to the development of this plan.

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Mar 21

AAAM CALLS FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2012

The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is inviting submission of abstracts of prospective presentations for the 2012 AAAM Student Research Symposium.

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Mar 12

NEW STUDY ON STAIR-RELATED INJURIES

A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that every 6 minutes in the U.S. a child younger than 5 years of age is treated in an emergency department for a stair-related injury.

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Feb 16

TWITTER CHAT TO PREVENT FURNITURE AND TV FALL-RELATED INJURIES

Join CIPA President, Dr. Gary Smith, for a Twitter Chat discussing TV-related injuries on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7pm.

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