Utah Car Seat Safety: What You Need to Know
Utah Car Seat Safety: What You Need to Know

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  • Car seats can reduce the chance of a fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for children ages 1 to 4.
  • Infants under 2 should remain in a rear-facing car seat and children under 8 years of age need to be in a car seat or booster.
  • Learning how to properly install and use your child's car seat makes it more effective.
What Are Typical Symptoms of Coronavirus?
What Are Typical Symptoms of Coronavirus?

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  • At the center of the 2020 global pandemic, Coronavirus, or Covid-19, is highly contagious and
    spreads through small moisture particles from the nose and mouth.
  • Covid-19 affects people differently and has a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild to severe.
  • If you suspect you or a family member has Covid-19, isolate the sick person immediately and contact your primary care physician.
How Can I Prevent Contracting Coronavirus?
How Can I Prevent Contracting Coronavirus?

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  • At the center of the 2020 global pandemic, Coronavirus, or Covid-19, is highly contagious and spreads through small moisture particles from the nose and mouth.
  • Keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe by taking safeguards that help prevent contracting the virus.
  • Handwashing, mask-wearing, and physical distancing are some of the most important precautions you can take.
Child Ear Infection Symptoms and Treatment
Child Ear Infection Symptoms and Treatment

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  • Knowing what to look for can go a long way towards helping your child feel their best.
  • Earaches and ear infections are not the same and need to be treated differently.
  • Healthy habits and immunizations are two of the things that help prevent earaches.
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids

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  • Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling.
  • Protect them from burnout.
  • Take advantage of resources for siblings of children with special needs.
How Does Covid-19 Spread?
How Does Covid-19 Spread?

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  • Covid-19 is highly contagious and spreads through small moisture particles from the nose and mouth.
  • Easily spread, even by people without any symptoms, Covid-19 is more easily transmitted than the annual flu.
  • Taking steps to lower the risk include wearing a mask and maintaining a six-foot distance from those outside your household.
Eleven Ways To Reduce The Risk of SIDS
Eleven Ways To Reduce The Risk of SIDS

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  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is one of the leading causes of death among babies under one year of age.
  • Reduce the risk of SIDS by placing babies on their back to sleep and making sure they are in a safe sleeping environment.
  • Offering a pacifier, breastfeeding, immunizations, room sharing, and keeping your baby from getting too warm all reduce the risk of SIDS.
Tobacco Use In Students Is On the Rise
Tobacco Use In Students Is On the Rise

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  • A survey of Utah students in grades 8, 10, and 12 showed the percentage of teens who tried e-cigarettes rose to 12 percent.
  • The long-term effects of e-cigarettes have not been studied and there is no proof that they are safe.
  • E-cigarettes may pave the way for a more serious addiction to cigarettes.
Child Bedwetting Solutions
Child Bedwetting Solutions

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  • Some longstanding parental strategies for correcting bedwetting simply do not work.
  • The “wait-and-see” approach can leave serious conditions undiagnosed.
  • Bedwetting that suddenly occurs after potty training may signal underlying conditions.
What You Need To Know About The HPV Vaccine
What You Need To Know About The HPV Vaccine

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  • HPV can lead to certain types of cancer, including cervical cancer in women and penile cancer in men.
  • The HPV vaccine is safe for children as young as 9 and can greatly reduce their risk of cancer.
  • Most insurance plans will cover the vaccination with no patient cost.

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