safety http://wlrn.org en Research Shows Black Kids at a Higher Risk of Drowning http://wlrn.org/post/research-shows-black-kids-higher-risk-drowning <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida has the highest rate of drowning in the country and for those younger than 4, water is the No. 1 killer aside from birth defects. But the danger is not spread equally among all children.</span></p><p>Overall, black kids drown at a much higher rate than other children. But among the youngest group of kids — younger than school age — whites and Hispanics fare worse. It’s around the 4 or 5 years old when those tides turn and black kids drown at about three times the rate of other children.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:28:09 +0000 Wilson Sayre 34193 at http://wlrn.org Research Shows Black Kids at a Higher Risk of Drowning Preventing Home Accidents http://wlrn.org/post/preventing-home-accidents <p></p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper 16102 at http://wlrn.org Preventing Home Accidents