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Water Safety: Tips for Kids and Adults

Make sure you and your family’s time on the water is as safe as it is enjoyable.

Prevent Window Falls

Prevent Window Falls

June 2015 | Primary Care

More than 30 children were treated for injuries related to window falls at Harborview Medical Center last year. A few simple precautions can keep your kids safe around windows.

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Summer safety 101

Summer Safety 101

June 2015 | Primary Care | Brian D Johnston

Summer risks are especially great when the warm weather hits. Whether swimming or watching the fireworks, stay safe with advice from the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center.

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Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

June 2015 | Primary Care | Beth Ebel

Driving while talking on a cellphone or texting can be as dangerous as driving drunk. Learn how to be less distracted while driving.

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Six Tips to Stay Safe in the Wilderness

Six Tips to Stay Safe in the Wilderness

June 2015 | Primary Care | Andrew Luks

Stay safe on your next adventure into the wild by planning ahead, anticipating what might go wrong and taking steps to prepare for it.

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ATVs Pose a Safety Threat to Children

ATVs Pose a Safety Threat to Children

August 2014 | Primary Care | Monica Shanta Vavilala

Children are at a high risk for injury when using all-terrain vehicles. But the risk can be lowered by following safety recommendations from UW Medicine.

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