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Dr. Julie Brown, co-director of Emergency Medicine Research, discusses the danger of powerful magnets.
A booster seat is a car seat without a harness. It raises a child up so the lap and shoulder belt fit right. Children use a booster seat when they are too big for a car seat but not big enough for an... cont.
Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your kids? Take the time now to review fire safety facts and tips so your family will be prepared in the event of a fire... cont.
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5 Rules For Dosing Medicines For Colds And Ear Infections
December 26, 2016
In clinic the last couple of weeks I’ve been reviewing medicine doses with families for common over-the-counter (OTC) medicines repeatedly. It’s the time of year when goopy illness comes into our homes and is chased by fevers and aches and discomfort, screams and coughs, and overall gloom. Sometimes the goop turns to things that cause […]
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Children’s Mental Health
Mark Fadool, clinical director of mental health services at Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, provides early warning signs of mental health issues in kids and teens and urges us all to notice the signs... cont.
You may be concerned about your child's health when flu is spreading. Be prepared and protect your family, but don't panic and rush to the emergency department at the first sign of fever.
Limit screen time not related to school work (TV, videos, games and Internet) to one to two hours a day. Use a kitchen timer to help keep track of time.
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