Health and Wellness

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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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Celebrate with Fireworks Safely - Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe during the most popular season for fireworks.

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The Power of Parental CPR

How many know what to do if their child’s heart has stopped from choking, an accidental injury to the chest or from being submerged under water? Knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), can save their life.

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High School is Difficult Enough–Now Add Quarantine

High school students were the focus of our third installment of D-H's “Heads Up: Coping through COVID-19” webinar series.

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Surviving Stay-at-Home Orders with Young Children

“Heads Up: Coping through COVID-19” webinar series provides strategies and tips for juggling responsibilities and maintaining health and wellness during this challenging time. This webinar focuses on parents of infants through sixth graders.

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Accidental Adult Poisonings Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

Using disinfectant products the wrong way is causing an increase in accidental adult poisonings.

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Young girl having her eyes tested.

Safeguard Your Child’s Sight

Basic vision screenings are an important part of pediatric health care.

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Tips for Talking with Your Children about COVID-19

Child Life Specialists from the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock offer these tips for answering your children's questions.

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Making the Kitchen a Classroom

With many families hunkered down at home and children learning remotely, why not turn the kitchen into a classroom.

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African American father with two daughters working on homework at the kitchen table.

Balancing Family Life: Working and Studying Under One Roof

Here are a few tips to help manage everyone’s stress as we get through this challenging time.

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