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Focus on Water, Skin & Fireworks!
June 2017 | Issue No. 149
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Summertime is here and in most places around the U.S., July 4th is going to be hot, hot, hot! If your plans include a day at the beach, barbecuing with friends, or watching the parade and fireworks, be sure to stock up on sunscreen and have your family drink plenty of water.
The American Academy of Pediatrics continues to urge families NOT to buy fireworks for their own use and to leave fireworks to the trained professionals. Parents, get fireworks safety tips here.
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By: Claire McCarthy, MD, FAAP
Grilling Out?  
617_grill_family.jpgIt's easy for curious little fingers to find their way to hot backyard grill and BBQ surfaces. Knowing how to treat burns is important!
See First Aid for Burns: Parent FAQs for more information.
617_4kiwisicles.jpgGot friends coming over for the 4th? Kiwisicles are fun and easy to make for a crowd. Here’s the recipe.
P.S. You can make “-sicles” with other fruit, of course: melon balls, strawberries, pineapple chunks.
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