Brain injuries are serious and life changing. Traumatic brain injuries can physical harm involving a person’s development, memory, speech and many other body systems and functions. In many cases, the harm goes beyond physical symptoms to behavioral changes that alter who people are at their core.Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is caused by serious or repeated trauma to the head....

We are continuing our discussion of car seats and how to choose the right seat for your child. As we said, age is just one factor: Height and weight must also be taken into consideration.For example: Most sources, and some state laws, say that an infant -- that is, children from birth to 12-months-old -- should be in a...

Last week was National Child Passenger Safety Week, a nationwide campaign to educate drivers and to raise their awareness of the appropriate use of car seats. The campaign is part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's efforts to reduce the number of children injured or killed in car accidents. The NHTSA and other organizations have good reason to...