6 tips to prevent heat exhaustion and stroke

My phone just notified me of a heat advisory for the area, just as football and other sports are gearing up for the fall. This is a recipe for disaster. I used to do triathlons and work with athletes in … Continue reading

Daily water goals for kids you should know

I am sure you have heard this recently, especially this summer. What do your kids often drink? Water makes up 60 percent of our bodies so it makes sense we need to drink up during the day. Many of the … Continue reading

PokémonGo: How to keep kids safe when playing

I’ve blogged about some interesting things over the years — Teen Mom, the new Prince, and Pinterest. However, I never thought I would blog about Pokémon, but the time has come to address this new phenomenon — PokémonGo! PokémonGo! is a … Continue reading

A hot car death in our own community

This weekend I got a message that I had been dreading ever since I started at Dayton Children’s – and hoped I would never see. As part of Safe Kids Worldwide, I am alerted every time a child dies in … Continue reading

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