LVHN News (children)

2018
December
10,
2018
When you travel during the holidays, you know you will need to contend with crowds, traffic and unfamiliar surroundings. But children’s safety should always come first. Use these tips to keep your kids safe this season. Before you go: Plan ahead ...
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December
04,
2018
As the season shifts and temperatures drop, kids tend to spend more time indoors. This is good news for your carpets – less mud trekked through the halls! But it could be bad news for your child’s health. Lead poisoning is a real danger, even if you ...
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October
16,
2018
It isn’t unusual to see people engrossed with texts, binge-watching video content or flipping through social media posts on their mobile devices. So much small screen engagement has caused this generation’s version of neck pain: “text neck.” But w...
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September
14,
2018
Childhood obesity in the U.S. is growing at an alarming rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the obesity rate among U.S. children and teens has tripled since 1980. “Most children become overweight due to a combination...
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August
14,
2018
Tips for Treating Children’s Burns Burns and fires are a leading cause of injury and accidental death in children and adults, and account for an estimated 3,275 adult and child deaths per year. To help ensure you know what to do in case of a bu...
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July
31,
2018
Ordinary products you use each day around your home can become dangerous poisons in the hands of a child. Poisoning is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In the Annual Report of the National Poison Control Centers, it is esti...
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July
23,
2018
Brushing your teeth regularly and properly is the best way to remove harmful plaque – a thin, sticky film loaded with bacteria. That’s why Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) offers this guide to help you keep your children’s teeth clean and healthy....
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June
19,
2018
We’re hitting the time of year when outdoor temperatures climb in to the 80s, 90s and above. It’s also a time of year when you hear heartbreaking news stories about young children left unattended in cars. Whether a parent makes a quick run to the gro...
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