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Shriners Hospitals for Children wants to keep children on track for a safe summer

With the first day of summer comes fun in the sun, beach outings, pool parties and outdoor adventures like camping, hiking, bicycling and skateboarding. What also comes is an increased risk for injuries and as such, an increased need for awareness. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with the Kohl's Safety and Injury Prevention Program have compiled a list of helpful guidelines to ensure that you and your family have an enjoyable and safe summer.

The summer season is one of the most difficult times for the Red Cross to collect blood and platelet donations. Blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs for the past few months, resulting in about 39,000 fewer donations than what's needed, as well as a significant draw down of the overall Red Cross blood supply. In addition, the Independence Day holiday may have caused many regular donors to postpone donations due to vacation plans. A recent Red Cross poll revealed that more…

Action News talks to the experts at Temple University Hospital about the risk factors and dangers of prediabetes.

Review these summer pet safety tips from the veterinarians at Banfield Pet Hospital to keep your dogs and cats happy and healthy all summer long.

Going to the hospital can be nerve-wracking, but knowing what to do before, during and after your hospital stay can give you peace of mind and help you stay safe while getting the best care
Going to the hospital can be nerve-wracking, but knowing what to do before, during and after your hospital stay can give you peace of mind and help you stay safe while getting the best care.
These tips will better prepare you for a planned or unplanned stay in…

After failing to vote in the 2008 election, a young doctor vows to help her patients vote, even if they are in the hospital on Election Day.

Swimming pools and spas are great places for family fun. It’s important to ensure everyone follows these simple safety steps to stay safer in and around the water
1. Never leave a child unattended in or near water.
Always watch children when they’re in or near water, and never leave them unattended. Designate an official Water Watcher, an adult tasked with supervising children in the water. That should be their only task – they shouldn’t be reading, texting or playing games on their…

(KUTV) Nurse Dani from Intermountain Moms visited Fresh Living with Hospital Packing Tips for labor, postpartum and that new baby of yours.facebook.com/intermountainmoms

Hospital health IT has several challenges, including implementing cloud-based services and EHR platforms. Read more about health IT

Cat and dog dental care is an important part of overall cat and dog health care. Check out these quick tips for at home cat and dog dental care from Banfield...

Learn how to prevent injuries and protect your children this summer with parental advice from the mom doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Learn more.

If you are going hiking with a dog, you won’t want to miss out on reading these safety tips from the dog health experts at Banfield Pet Hospital.

I’ve recently been helping a friend who has been managing her mother’s transitions from a hospital to a rehab facility and then to another rehab facility that now wants to send her home before she, or her family, is ready. It reminded me of how tough family caregiving transitions can be. I’ve been through so many of them with my parents and my sister — some smooth, others unexpected and rocky. As a study in the American Journal of Nursing found, …

Keep your cats and dogs safe this summer by follow these pet safety tips for your next backyard BBQ. For more summer safety tips please visit www.banf...

Read these dog Halloween costumes safety tips so that you and your furry friend have a spooky and safe night - The dog health experts can help keep you and your pets healthy and happy this Halloween.

Contributor: James Ioli, DPM, is Chief of Podiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Read More...

Hectic holiday schedules can be stressful for dogs and cats. Here are 5 tips from the pet health experts at Banfield Pet Hospital that will help your pets st...

Learn more about swimming safety tips for dogs and cats from the pet health experts at Banfield Pet Hospital - Have a fun and safe summer season swimming with your pets.

Death rates in hospitals are unaffected by how full the institutions are—but only up to a point, at which mortality rises rapidly as occupancy increases, says a team led by Ludwig Kuntz of the University of Cologne in Germany. In a study of more than 82,000 patients in German hospitals, the researchers identified the tipping […]