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7 February 2017
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Child care: How to prevent drowning

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Drowning is the main cause of death among children, including babies and toddlers. Most cases of drownings among infants occur in buckets and bathtubs. […]


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Dealing with poison ivy rash

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Poison ivy is responsible for triggering skin rashes among children during spring, summer and fall. An allergic reaction to the oil (urushiol) produced by […]


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Child care: Manage fever with medications

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A child older than 6 months with fever requires treatment unless he/she is uncomfortable. Monitor the behavior of the child. If he/she is eating, […]


3 February 2017
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Childhood injuries: What is Little League elbow?

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Little League elbow is a prevalent type of overuse injury linked with throwing. The injury is quite common among pitchers but also occur among […]


3 February 2017
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Overview on chest injuries

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There are various causes of chest injuries. An individual who sustained a direct strike to the chest might end up with a trivial or […]