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Tips for having a safe, fun holiday season!

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday season, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Trees When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the … Continue reading

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What does it mean when the Influenza Virus “drifts”?

When Influenza Virus “Drifts” Vaccines for each year’s flu are formulated months in advance to allow time for vaccine manufacturing and distribution. 100 centers around the world provide influenza surveillance and predict which strains will circulate to the US and North … Continue reading

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Athletes & Concussions

Bumps n’ Bruises is aware that contact sports including football, but any other activities that put a child or adolescent at risk of a violent movement or blow to the head or body that causes the brain to move rapidly … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety

The holidays are upon us and in full swing; Bumps n’ Bruises would like to remind parents about some kitchen safety.  Never hold your child while you are trying to cook over a range top.  This is a burn hazard … Continue reading

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