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.
Talking About School: Getting Your Child To Open Up
Talking About School: Getting Your Child To Open Up

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  • Asking your children open-ended questions encourages a more detailed response.
  • Some children need a little time after they get home from school to open up.
  • Be respectful of your children’s feelings and don’t try to solve their problems for them.
How Can I Host Fun Family Gatherings During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
How Can I Host Fun Family Gatherings During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

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  • Covid-19 trends and guidelines should be taken into account before any gathering.
  • Take safety measures before, during, and after hosting any type of celebration.
  • Lower the risk by wearing a mask and maintaining a six-foot distance from those outside your household.
Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract
Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract

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  • Guidelines for children and parents to follow to avoid Covid-19.
  • Many parents don’t talk to their kids about safety every Halloween.
  • Use a Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract as a memorable and effective way to remind children how to be safe.

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