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With summer comes pool time, trips to the beach, visits to the lake, water parks, and more. In short, summer is the perfect time to get cooled down by a nice splash in the water. But along with the fun comes some degree of concern. One of the biggest things on parents’ minds, during the summer especially, is water safety. And for good reason. Drowning is the number one cause of accidental injure-related death in children ages 1-4, and the second leading cause of accidental death for those ages 5-9.
[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://mvppediatric.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Pneumonia.mp4"][/video] Pneumonia, acquired in the community as opposed to other places like the hospital, is the most common cause of death in children worldwide. Pneumonia, acquired in the community, is defined as an acute lower respiratory tract infection developing in a previously healthy individual. The cause of this type of pneumonia is mostly viral, but differentiating viral and bacterial causes can be challenging. Also, it is not uncommon for a viral infection to precede a bacterial infection in the lungs, which can be the case with children who
Summer is approaching, and the days can get extremely hot. As the season nears, it’s important to make sure that you’re prepared to protect your kids against the risks that come from both the summer sun and heat. While parents often protect against sunburn, it’s also important to be aware of the risks of dehydration and heat-related illnesses. Here are some tips to keep your family safe and having fun all summer long. Regularly Apply Sunscreen or Sunblock Just a few serious sunburns can significantly increase your child’s risk of having