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Your Baby's First Test Understanding the Apgar Score

Your Baby’s First Test: Understanding the Apgar Score

  The Apgar score is a test that was designed by Virginia Apgar, an American anesthesiologist, to evaluate the condition of newborns immediately following birth.  The test was developed to aid nurses and other medical professionals in determining if a newborn is in need of emergency care. The Apgar test scores five important features of […]

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Summer Safety Tips: Sun and Heat

Summer is a time for pool parties, beach parties, and sun bathing. However, with the suns rays growing ever stronger, you should take precautions to prevent overheating and dehydration. Here are some summer safety tips as you spend your days in the sun and heat: When sunbathing, always wear sunscreen, preferably SPF 15. Reapply it […]

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Summer Safety Tips: Insect Bites

If you’ve ever been stung by a bee, you know it can be painful, right? The summer is the perfect time for these and other insects to find a way to attack your body. Let’s face it; any kind of insect bite can be an awful experience, both for adults and children. Here are some […]

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Summer Food Safety Tips

Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – it’s said that food-borne illness is at its peak in the summer months. The warm temperatures of summer are the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive, and the backyard cookout can be another environment that encourages food contamination. Here are some […]

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Grandmother and granddaughter outdoors in garden smiling

Child Safety Tips for Yard and Garden

As adults, it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards in our yards and gardens. But the truth is, accidents will happen, but many are preventable. To minimize problems and maximize safety, here are some child safety tips for yard and garden. Garden Chemicals: Garden chemicals like weed killers, pesticides, and synthetic fertilizers should be kept […]

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Ice Skating with You Kids 101

Ice Skating with Your Kids 101

Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together, it can reduce stress nd tension among family members. Choose an activity everyone can enjoy. Have you considered the health benefits of ice skating for the whole family? Ice skating is not […]

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