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Avoid Summer Stroller Mistakes

Many parents rightfully think that it’s important to protect their baby from the sun’s harmful rays on a warm day by placing a covering over their stroller. read more

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Lawn mower safety tips from Akron Children's Hospital
2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Health July 2017 Magazine Parenting

Lawn Mower Safety Tips

According to national studies, an average of 13 children are treated in emergency departments every day and approximately 4,800 children are treated each year for lawn mower-related injuries. read more

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Health July 2017 Magazine Parenting

2017 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards: Health, Learning & More

When Northeast Ohio Parent asked readers about their family-friendly favorites around the region, an overwhelming number of moms and dads stepped up to the challenge. Here are the results from our second annual Parent Choice Awards in the “Health, Learning & More” theme. read more

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Avoid vehicular heat stroke with these safety tips
2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Health July 2017 Magazine Parenting

Hot Cars and Kids: Facts about Vehicular Heat Stroke

As the temperatures increase, so do the dangers surrounding little ones and cars. On average, 37 children die each year from being left alone in hot vehicles. read more

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Swimming safety can prevent drowning
Featured Health Parenting

What is ‘Dry’ Drowning?

Many parents have heard the term “dry drowning” — a phenomenon where a child’s airway begins to spasm after having taken in water while swimming, which can result in a drowning episode after having exited the water. read more

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Featured Food Health

Smart Choices for Summer Hydration

On the really hot days of summer, it can be a challenge to stay well hydrated.

According to Lindsay Malone, a registered dietician at Cleveland Clinic, the good news is that unless a person is losing fluids excessively, most don’t need any more than plain old water. read more

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2017 Editions Aging Answers Health June 2017 Magazine

9 Ways Hospice Helps Family Caregivers

The most common statement I hear from former hospice families is, “Gee, I wish we had turned to hospice sooner.” Although each of us is mortal, death and dying are not something we spend much time thinking about. We’re too busy living day to day. read more

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages Aging Answers Featured Health June 2017 Parenting

Make your Child’s Sleepover at their Grandparents’ House a Dreamy Success

The time will come, whether you are ready or not, when Grandma and Grandpa will ask if your precious child can sleep over. Even for experienced parents, the mere thought of your child not sleeping in his or her own cozy bed causes anxiety. However, with the right preparation, everyone can be set up for success. Here are some personal and legal tips to make sure everyone is ready for that sleepover. read more

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