Monthly Archives: July 2017



  • 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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Summer Safety Tip- Falls

  • Posted on Jul 14, 2017

The biggest danger for falls for smaller children are from changing-tables and for bigger kids, it’s summer sports and bikes.  Globally, more than 4 percent of pediatric deaths are associated with falls. Almost 2.8 million

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NEVER Leave your Child in a Hot Car!

  • Posted on Jul 12, 2017

During the summer, skyrocketing temperatures can cause cars to get hot quickly. These hot conditions are dangerous for everyone, especially babies and children! Make sure you ACT to keep your child safe. Avoid Heat Stroke

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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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Summer Safety Tip- Burns

  • Posted on Jul 7, 2017

  The BIGGEST DANGER for burns in children is indoor cooking.  Fire-related injuries are responsible for more than 9 percent of unintentional deaths among kids worldwide, according to a recent article.  Be sure and maintain

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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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