If you've got kids, they've got cuts. No matter how often you tell them to be careful or not to do something, they'll continue to accumulate skinned knees and elbows. But which cuts will heal with a simple Band-Aid, and which will need stitches?
As the weather gets warmer, your kids will likely find themselves outdoors in the heat for long periods of time. One of the most important aspects to prepare your child for a day out in the heat is their diet.
Every year, almost 100,000 swimming-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and hospital emergency rooms, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Swimming is the most popular summer pastime for kids, and with a little knowledge, most of these injuries can be prevented.
Here are some things to keep in mind as the summer...
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