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Swimming Safety This Summer

Do you have a pool in your back yard or a camp on the river? Are you planning on going to the beach this summer? Here are some ways to…

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Hurricane Preparation

The physicians at The Baton Rouge Clinic care about you and your safety during a storm. The Baton Rouge Clinic is prepared in the event of a storm and will…

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WAFB: Safety Tips for Ear Piercing

Dr. Susan Bankston discusses safety tips for getting your children’s ears pierced. Watch the Video

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween always starts weeks before the actual day when we start working on our costumes—this year, along with scary, let’s make them safe. Costume Safety Make sure they fit. Short…

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Concussions Involving Athletes Can Be Serious

The topic of concussions among teenage athletes is a subject that often appears in the Louisiana news. With sports being year round for our older children and with almost no…

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Hearing Loss Assessment, Causes, and Treatment

The sense of hearing is a complex process of picking up sound and attaching meaning to it. The human ear does this by using all three of its parts – the…

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Using Infant Sleep Positioners Discouraged

Two government agencies are warning parents and other caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioning products as two recent deaths underscore concerns about suffocation. The Food and Drug Administration…

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Drowning Prevention in Infants and Toddlers

As pediatricians, one of our most important goals in caring for young children is educating parents on injury prevention. Of particular relevance as the warm spring and summer months approach…

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Precautions for Sun Overexposure

Louisianians love to enjoy the great outdoors but exposure to the sun and even indoor tanning means the potential for overexposure to ultraviolet light, which poses the greatest risk for…

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Booster Seats Save Lives

As I look back over the years I spent as a resident at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama, I am reminded of many patients whose experiences with illness and injury…

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