The toy industry is not as safe as we would like to believe. Thousands of dangerous products make it into the hands of innocent children and teens every year. The lucky kids walk away with a few bumps and bruises. Others experience severe or even life-threatening injuries.
Drowning is one of the most common causes of death in children across the country. A fact that is scary enough. But in the summer of 2017, the heartbreaking story of a young Texas boy who died an entire week after swimming from “dry drowning” gave parents another reason to lose sleep.
Marylanders looking to celebrate Independence Day locally this year are making a safe choice. According to a new study by ASecureLife, Maryland was rated as the ninth safest state in the country to observe the patriotic holiday, reporting fewer instances of firework and vehicle accidents occurring in the surrounding days.