Health Matters: Keeping Children Safe

Jul 3, 2014

Aired Thursday, July 3 at 6 p.m. From bikes to skateboards to swimming or motor vehicles, kids’ activities can come with some safety hazards. So how do we ensure our kids stay safe from harm? On this week's Health Matters we were joined by Dr. Christina Notarianni, Assistant Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgury at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport for this discussion on Keeping Children Safe. As always, we also took your questions. As always, your questions will also be taken at 800-552-8502.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain laments the absentee father problem in America.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain continues his wrestling grudge match with math and the education of his own child.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain wrestles with math dilemmas and teaching his own child.

Our first program in the series, on "School Attendance and Truancy," aired on September 21, at 6 p.m. Guests on the show were Kathie Boyett of the Alliance for Education and Janis Thompson, Director of Court Programs for Volunteers of Youth Justice.

The "Youth in Jeopardy Project" is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.