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By Kristen Danielson, M.D.
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Doctor, Is This CT Scan Necessary?

Should you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having your child acutely ill in an emergency room or doctor’s office, this may be a good question to remember to ask.  More »

Tips for a Healthy, Happy School Year

Here are some suggestions on how to get the year started off to a healthy start and maximize your child’s chances for success in school.  More »

Lawn Mower Safety

Tips to keep your kids safe while playing near your home.  More »

Trampoline Safety

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), over 100, 000 emergency-room visits per year are associated with injuries suffered while the persons were using trampolines.  More »

All-Terrain Vehicles: Fun or Really Dangerous?

I have never recommended keeping our kids in protective bubbles, but I do think that some activities—even if they are fun—are just not safe and should not be allowed by parents until their kids are old enough to do them safely.  More »

Can Recess Make Your Child Smarter?

The American Academy of Pediatrics thinks recess will definitely help your child become a better learner.  More »

Keeping the Insects Away

Besides leaving their irritating bites and stings, some insects can transmit potentially dangerous illnesses. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help keep those pesky bugs away.  More »

Toddlers, Teenage Boys Have Highest Risk of Drowning

With summertime upon us, more people (adults and children) are swimming in all types of water—pools, lakes, and the ocean. Unfortunately, the summer fun can end quickly if someone gets hurt.  More »

Keep Detergent Packets Away from Young Children

Ever since single-load laundry pods hit store shelves, poison centers across the United States have been getting calls about them. Children who do not know any better put them in their mouths, thinking they are candy, teething rings, or toys.  More »

Myths and Facts About Tanning Beds

What you need to know about indoor tanning.  More »

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