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Yuck. The ticks are out. Here is how you remove them the right way. http://bit.ly/1vtQUKI
Ticks are common but most ticks do not carry disease. Here is your guide to safe tick removal and prevention.
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Are you or your child one of the thousands of people who experience itching or swelling inside your mouth or throat when you eat fresh fruits or vegetables? If you do, this is what it is! http://bit.ly/1JVq5nD
Does your child experience itching or swelling inside their mouth or throat when they eat fresh fruits or vegetables? This could be Oral Allergy Syndrome.
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Headed outside today? Make sure you are on the lookout for the Poison plants of summer. http://bit.ly/174uvFx
That’s right, the poison plants- poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac- are back. And this summer they promise to send 40 million Americans to the doctor.
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Are you expecting a little one soon? With more parents refusing it, our docs want you to know why the Vitamin K shot given at birth is so important! http://bit.ly/1J2nvQJ
As part of the backlash against vaccines, a growing number of parents are choosing to opt out of all shots for their babies, including Vitamin K.
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Parents: Do you use laundry pods in your home? The number of children being harmed by these pods continues to grow and Consumer Reports has taken notice! As of today, the organization is removing the products from their list of recommended detergents: http://usat.ly/1f799Cp
Reports of children harmed by little liquid laundry packets continue to grow, despite years of warnings and packaging changes, says Consumer Reports in a report out Thursday. As a result, the non-profit
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Knowing the symptoms of “dry drowning” or “secondary drowning.” can mean the difference between life and death. http://bit.ly/1gMyouV
Learn more about the signs and symptoms of secondary drowning and dry drowning. Knowing the signs could be the key to saving your child's life.
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As we finally start seeing warm weather this summer, chances are your kids are spending a lot of time outside! Avoid the barefoot blues by making sure they aren't running around without the right shoes. Check out this infographic of the most common foot injuries we see each summer: http://bit.ly/1h2o0Q3
Avoid the barefoot blues and a visit to Urgent Care by wearing proper footwear and check out this infographic of the most common foot injuries we see.
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At some point during childhood, almost every kid will have a nosebleed. Do you know the right way to stop them? http://bit.ly/1gPYT2G
Parents: Do you know the right way to stop a nosebleed? Here are some tips about caring for nosebleeds and when it’s time to get your pediatrician involved.
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Part of providing the best care for our patients includes avoiding unnecessary tests. Here are the five medical tests for newborns to avoid: http://bit.ly/1JbubvW
Every day, doctors order tests and prescribe treatments that are a waste. They don’t help the patient, and some cause harm. As part of an ongoing effort to name what shouldn’t be happening — at least not regularly — a list of five generally useless interventions done on sick newborns appears in today’s issue of the journal Pediatrics.
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Have you ever heard of secondary drowning? Nearly 5% of all children who has a close call in the water experience secondary drowning. Parents, know the signs: http://bit.ly/1gMyouV
Learn more about the signs and symptoms of secondary drowning and dry drowning. Knowing the signs could be the key to saving your child's life.
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Do you know if your smoke alarm will wake the kids? We are looking for children 5-12 years of age to participate in our smoke alarm study. Compensation is provided. Please visit the link below for more information on how your family can participate.
http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/cirp-smoke-alarm-study
Injury Research and Policy Smoke Alarm Study at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
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When your child needs a hospital, everything matters.
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Everything matters to us. Because when it's your child, everything matters to you. It's an approach to caring that produces remarkable results throughout Nationwide Children's Hospital. In The Heart Center, Neonatology, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, in all of our clinical programs. We're changing the lives of the children who come through our doors today. And in the process, we're also defining the future of pediatrics and how care will be provided for generations to come.
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Nationwide Children's Hospital 700 Childrens Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205