Choosing Safe Toys

During the holidays, it feels like we have many things to be concerned about around the safety and well being of the children in our lives. One of those looming concerns we all share is around toy safety, with reports about lead paint, dangerous magnets and other safety issues. Of course, we all wish that it could be guaranteed that toys are 100% safe. Clearly that’s not the case!

But, as far as we know, the top risk toys pose to kids isn’t lead paint; it’s the simple, deadly threat of choking. Below you will find additional toy safety facts and tips for injury prevention that we encourage you to look over as you shop for the children in your life this holiday season.

Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.

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Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.

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Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.

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