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Focus on Summer Playtime, Parties & Produce
July 2017 | Issue No. 150
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Bounce houses have quickly become a summer staple in many backyard parties and community events. As fun as they are, however, bounce houses also present the real possibility of danger—and their rate of injuries has been significantly on the rise.

Before buying from or hiring a bounce house supplier, there are some important precautions to take. 

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By: Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP
717_cucumber_limeade.jpgCucumbers are so cool and refreshing that they make a fantastic hot-weather thirst quencher. Pair with some tangy lime—peel and all—and prepare to chill. Get the recipe here.
717_stone_fruit_salsa.jpgYou can use any combination of the recommended fruits in this sweet, tangy salsa. Or feel free to swap in chopped melon for a different kind of flavor. Get the recipe here.
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A study in the April 2017 issue of Pediatrics found the most common nursery products associated with injury were baby carriers, cribs and mattresses, strollers, and walkers/baby exercisers. 80% of the injuries were caused by a child falling. Read more here.
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