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Focus on End of Summer Health Reminders
July 2017 | Issue No. 151
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Time for a checkup, time for a checkup! Parents know who they should go to when their child is sick. But pediatrician visits are just as important for healthy children.

Here’s the AAP recommended schedule of well-child visits—complete with age-appropriate pre-visit questionnaires to bring to your child's next check-up.
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By: Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Children in child care - imageFinding and choosing quality child care and preschool can be challenging—and is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. Unfortunately, in most areas there isn't a "consumer report" on the best care available. Although, here are some resources that can help you in the decision-making process.
Magnets - ImageLoose magnets and high-powered magnet sets designed for adults can cause serious injuries if swallowed. Families with children should not have these sets in their home. Here's what makes these magnets so dangerous. 
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Talk with your child's dentist or oral surgeon about the type of sedation or anesthesia he or she recommends before the appointment. Find out who will be giving the medications and who will be watching your child during the procedure. Learn more here.  
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