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Summer Safety Tip- Drowning

  • Posted on Jul 28, 2017

  Be aware that the biggest danger for Drowning is the home swimming pool! Thirty percent of all unintentional deaths for toddlers aged 1 to 4 years are from drownings, most in family owned pools.  Constant, careful

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Sleepy?

  • Posted on Jul 18, 2017

It seems like the odds are stacked against our teenagers. As they go through the growth spurt of adolescence, they need more sleep, often over 9 hours. But only 3% of teens get that amount

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Smoking Age

  • Posted on Jul 11, 2017

We should really listen to our children sometimes. Nearly 2/3 of teenagers support raising the age to buy cigarettes to age 21. Most of the research around tobacco is with adults, perhaps we should look

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Pool Safety

  • Posted on Jul 5, 2017

We all know the “typical” pool rules: no swimming without a grown-up, no running around the pool, and no diving in the shallow end. But here are some more pool rules to keep in mind

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Conger’s Corner: Screen Time

  • Posted on Jun 22, 2017

Not talking yet?  What?  Your adorable bundle of smartness who is excelling in all areas is not using language yet?  Interestingly, handheld screen time is linked to expressive speech delays according to new research from

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How to Treat a Sunburn

  • Posted on Jun 21, 2017

Now that it’s getting hotter – don’t fall for the, “Mom, I’m good,” trick and let your kids go without sunscreen. But in case your kids do get a sunburn, here’s what to do. Remember,

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Prevent heat related stroke

  • Posted on Jun 16, 2017

It’s finally starting to feel like summer and these warmer days call for a reminder about the danger of vehicle-related heatstroke. The most recent data lists heatstroke as the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths

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