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How to Lower the Risk of SIDS: Crib Safety

How to Lower the Risk of SIDS: Crib Safety

Make a safe bed for your baby with these tips. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is just what the name describes – the unpredictable and sometimes unexplainable passing of a baby between the ages of 1 month and 1 year. …

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Preventing Concussions in Youth Sports

Preventing Concussions in Youth Sports

Use your head and learn how your little athlete can avoid a concussion while competing in sports. The word concussion is common and may conjure images of a bump on the head or being dazed after a hard hit. However, concussions, in …

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Parents’ Top Questions About Back-to-School

Parents’ Top Questions About Back-to-School

Before the first bell of the new school year rings, get all of the back-to-school health information you need. It's that time of year that most kids dread. The first day of school is right around the corner. While your …

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Make It a Safe Summer

Make It a Safe Summer

Have fun in the sun and skip the injuries and mishaps with these tips. School is out. The kids are just itching to spend the summer to doing anything fun. Each year, about one in four kids under the age …

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Pedatric Services at Brandon Regional Hospital

Pedatric Services at Brandon Regional Hospital

Looking for the best care for your child? Brandon Regional Hospital's Pediatric Center offers state-of-the-art care for its youngest patients. A sick child is a parent's worst nightmare. That's why it's important to find pediatric services that offer a friendly, …

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Understanding Your Preemie’s Special Needs

Understanding Your Preemie’s Special Needs

An early arrival requires extra care and extra love. Parents of premature babies often experience fear, frustration and a sense of helplessness as they learn to care for their newborn. Understanding the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides you with …

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New Pediatric Services: Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

New Pediatric Services: Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Brandon Regional Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit offers expert services and comfort for your family. Nobody wants to have a child suffer from accident or illness. But if it happens, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a special place …

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Back-To-School Health Checklist

Back-To-School Health Checklist

Back-to-school preparation involves more than buying new clothes. Be sure to add your family's health needs to your checklist. Summer seems to fly by! Can you believe it’s already back-to-school time? In addition to purchasing shiny new notebooks and special …

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Top Reasons To Immunize Your Infant

Top Reasons To Immunize Your Infant

An infant's safety and care are every new parent's top priority. So, when it comes to your child's health, a little “prevention” can go a long way. In fact, immunizing your newborn provides protection for up to 14 different diseases. …

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