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AUG
2014
UV protection for kids

Protect Your Child from Harmful UV Rays

Most exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays happens before age 18. This is why experts strongly recommend that children, toddlers and infants receive the same level, or higher, of UV protection as adults. Limiting Exposure Protect a child’s skin from the sun every day, especially...
19
AUG
2014
Children's Vaccinations

Children’s Vaccinations

Vaccines have almost completely wiped out several serious childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough, smallpox, polio, diphtheria and haemophilus infections. What is a Vaccine? Vaccines contain killed or weakened disease organisms (typically inactive bacteria or...
19
AUG
2014
ORAL HYGIENE

Oral Hygiene

Oral health problems—ranging from cavities to cancer—are painful and costly, and affect millions of people each year. This is alarming because almost all oral diseases can be prevented with the proper knowledge and prevention techniques. Tooth Decay For children, cavities are a...
19
AUG
2014
SPORTS SAFETY

Sport Safety For Children

Each year, over 3 million children ages 14 and under suffer from sports-related injuries. It is estimated that as many as 20 percent of children participating in sports are injured each year. Every day, from soccer fields to ice rinks, millions of youths participate in sporting...
19
AUG
2014
CHILDREN’S HEALTH

Encourage Nutritious Eating

We all know that kids eat what is available. Because adults usually decide what food kids will eat, it’s important to help them form healthy habits now to maintain a healthy weight and avoid future health problems. Small changes in the following key areas can make a huge...
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AUG
2014

Children’s Health: Vision Care

Properly developed vision is vital to a child’s growth and development. Use the following guidelines to help understand and care for your children’s eyes. Infant Vision During the first four months of life, infants will follow moving objects with their eyes and attempt to reach...