Health and Wellness

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Celebrate with fireworks safely - be prepared, be safe, be responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe around fireworks.

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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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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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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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Talking with your child about difficult events

Here are a few practical steps to conversations with school-age children about events that are alarming, unsettling and often painful.

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Watch out for ticks

With the warm weather and everyone enjoying outdoor activities, it's important to check for ticks to help prevent Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

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Urgent Care from the Comfort of Your Home – Here or Away

D-HH Virtual Urgent Care offers around-the-clock access to board-certified physicians with years of experience in emergency medicine, internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics.

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Skill Building Strategies to Help Children Manage Anxiety

Upper Valley Project Launch, a program of the Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center, recently held a webinar to help families address anxiety in children.

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