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Posted by: Mike Patrick, MD on May 16, 2019


As the weather warms and kids head outdoors, the chance for injury rises. Where should families seek help when accidents occur? The answer depends on the nature of your child’s injury and the services offered in your community.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Don't Let the August Heat Get You Down

Aug 05, 2015

Although summer is ending, August is usually a hot, muggy month. This means that the conditions are just right for your children to become overheated or dehydrated. Parents need to consider this as they send their kids out to play and to practice sports. Read More

Parents: Avoid the Barefoot Blues

Jul 28, 2015

During summer, our urgent care sees a lot of foot injuries from kids who’ve decided to go shoeless or run through the woods in flip-flops (they are called that for good reason!). Read More

Delayed Symptoms of Drowning: Know the Signs

Jul 21, 2015

As it turns out, the overwhelming majority of kids with a close call in the water do fine, but a few don’t. Knowing the signs and symptoms of drowning—and what to do if they occur—can mean the difference between life and death.   Read More