safety

Drowning: The Three Greatest Risks to Your Child

Meri-K Appy and Marie Crew with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Drowning is a leading cause of death and summer activities increase the risks. This segment covers some of the greatest areas of risks and tips for ensuring that your child is really safe from drowning.
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Protecting Children from Summer Heat Risk

Jan Null and Lorrie Walker with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks and Linda Smith

pic Every year children die from heatstroke resulting from being left in cars, vans and buses. Most people are aware of the risks, so the exposure is often accidental. Listen, as our guests share tips for avoiding accidentally placing children in danger.
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Critical Tips for Administering Medications in School and Child Care Settings

Jeannie Edwards, Cheryl E. Smoot & Christopher Hickey with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Teachers, coaches and child care providers are all subject to dealing with administering medications to students. Medications may be over the counter drugs, prescriptions drugs, or emergency medications. School policies and state policies vary widely and there is much school personnel need to know. In this segment, our guests discuss essential issues in policy and practice and provide practical guidelines.
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Fighting Bug Bites and the Diseases They Carry

Dr. Kimberly Gran with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks and Linda Smith

pic There are several diseases that can be transmitted via bites from mosquitoes, ticks, and chiggers. This segment will give you a basic overview of the risk, symptoms of disease, and recommendations for treatment. Dr. Gran also provides practical tips to safely prevent bug bites on children.
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12 Point Checklist for Selecting a Childcare Center

Jonathan B. Kotch, MD, Barbara Hamilton with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks and Linda Smith

pic There are many assumptions that parents hold about child care centers which can prove harmful to their children's health and safety. This segment offers a useful checklist for selecting a child care center.
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