• Pollen Allergies 101

    Classic Seasons: Trees- March through beginning of June Grass- June through August Weeds- Mid-August through October Mold- after spring thaw and late summer/fall months • Hot, dry, windy days are usually the worst for pollen allergy sufferers! Ragweed pollen can travel 500 miles via the wind • Rainy, cloudy days usually reduce pollen allergy symptoms

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  • Trampolines: What You Need to Know

    ​Trampolines are popular among children and teens and even among some adults. Though it may be fun to jump and do somersaults on a trampoline, landing wrong can cause serious, permanent injuries. Injuries can occur even when a trampoline has a net and padding and parents are watching. Common Injuries Thousands of people are injured

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  • Allergy Tips

    Source: Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know, by the American Academy of Pediatrics. WHEN TO SUSPECT AN ALLERGY Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two, or develop at about

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  • Winter Safety

    Winter can be a magical and exciting time for children and families. Each season brings with it new experiences and specific safety concerns. Below are several safety tips that can be used over the winter months. During the winter families tend to spend more time indoors. It is imperative that families continue to practice good

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  • Preventing Sports Injuries

    You can help prevent your child from being injured by following some simple guidelines: Use of Proper Equipment It’s important for children to use proper equipment and safety gear that is the correct size and fits well. For example, children should wear helmets for baseball, softball, bicycle riding, and hockey. They also should wear helmets

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