By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – I don’t know about you but I get very excited this time of year. The weather is warmer the days are longer and we have a chance to get outside and exercise. It is also a great time for the kids to play and be more active.READ MORE: Four Children Among Five Killed In Pottstown Home Explosion, Police Say
If your children like to bike or skateboard or are very active with scooters or other fast moving street and driveway play things please take the time to get them helmets. It might seem like overkill but it is not. Over the years I have seen serious head injuries from simple falls. It does not take much of a fall to cause problems.READ MORE: Beach Erosion Will Keep One-Third Of North Wildwood Beaches Closed Memorial Day Weekend
Remember, you have control when the children are little. If you put a helmet on them they will wear a helmet and this also sets a tone for when the children are older and risks increase.MORE NEWS: CBS3 SummerFest: 2 St. Joe's Grads Bringing New Tiki Cruise Experience For Adults To Wildwood
Enjoy the weather but be careful.