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Hot cars and heatstroke: look before you lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Dartmouth Health Children’s shares pediatric COVID-19 vaccine video update

Dartmouth Health Children’s has released a new COVID-19 update video with Susanne E. Tanski, MD, MPH. This video discusses the recent news about emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines for children age six months to four years.

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CHaD marks 30 years of specialized healthcare for children

It’s been three decades since New Hampshire’s only children’s hospital was officially approved to operate within the then-newly constructed Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.

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30 years of CHaD: celebrating an enduring legacy of specialized healthcare for children

It’s been three decades since New Hampshire’s only children’s hospital was officially approved to operate at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.

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Staying safe on summer wheels

The Injury Prevention Center shares important tips for staying safe on bicycles, scooters, rollerblades and skateboards.

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How to keep your children safe at playgrounds

The Injury Prevention Center shares tips for safe playground play.

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Charles Cappetta, MD selected for 2022 Van Scoyoc Award

Thousands of children lead healthier lives thanks to Dr. Chuck Cappetta

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Helping teens make safe choices

Stress, peer pressure and transitions can contribute to drug and alcohol use among teens, so during the busy season of teen milestones like proms and graduations, it’s a good time to reinforce these conversations.

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

As summer begins, teens will be staying out later and going to barbeques, trips to the beach or college visits. Summer is an important time to remind your teens about driving safely.

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The pandemic's impact on children and development

More children need help building skills impacted by several years of pandemic-fueled stress and anxiety, but resources provided by families, teachers and healthcare providers can boost their success.

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