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Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke

Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke Hot weather poses danger for children in cars Every summer, tragic and preventable deaths happen when children are left alone in a hot car. The inside of a car can reach dangerous temperatures quickly. Children are particularly vulnerable to high temperatures because their small bodies heat up three to five…
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Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best

Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best U.S. News and World Report releases Best Children’s Hospitals, Dell Children’s in top 50 for pediatric orthopedics For the second consecutive year, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is nationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric orthopedics, according to the U.S. News and World Report list…
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Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Seton Williamson

Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Seton Williamson The world-class pediatric emergency care of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is now available in Round Rock. Families with infants, children and teens can visit the ER at Seton Medical Center Williamson to get the same high-quality care of Dell Children’s in Austin. Dell Children’s pediatric emergency experts helped…
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What you need to know about dry drowning

What you need to know about dry drowning What’s the key to spotting post-swimming symptoms? Summer swimming may be dangerous even after your day at the pool. Drowning dangers may exist even after you’re out of the water. Also called “delayed drowning,” dry drowning means that water enters the lungs but side effects don’t appear until hours…
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Ready for summer swimming? Beware of hidden harms

Ready for summer swimming? Beware of hidden harms While cooling off in a pool or lake may look refreshing on a hot summer’s day, you may want to consider some dangers lurking beneath the surface before taking the plunge. Things like parasites and electric currents are a couple of dangers you can’t see in the water, but…
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Playing it safe on the playground

Playing it safe on the playground Warmer temps are here, school is almost out and children are ready for summer fun. Playground time is a great way for children to get fresh air and exercise; but before kids start monkeying around, parents should equip themselves and their children with safety tips to help prevent falls…
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Avoiding Trauma by Toys: Tips for holiday toy-buying

Avoiding Trauma by Toys: Tips for holiday toy-buying Every parent looks forward to seeing their child’s face light up at the sight of a new toy during the holidays. But as we begin to shop for our little ones, emergency room physicians say safety should be at the top of our shopping list. To help parents make…
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FDA: Homeopathic teething products unsafe

FDA: Homeopathic teething products unsafe Heads up, parents. While homeopathic teething tablets may sound like a safe and natural remedy to ease your baby’s swollen gums, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning potential side effects could be harmful or even deadly to infants and children. The tablets are readily available in retail…
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Kids and sports: Don’t specialize too soon

Kids and sports: Don’t specialize too soon New study shows playing a variety of sports may prevent injury in young kids A growing number of kids in the U.S. are playing sports seriously at a young age, but new research shows specializing in one single sport too soon may not be the healthiest for your…
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