Tag Archives: children
Medication Safety Tips From the Minnesota Poison Control System According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 60,000 children are seen in emergency departments annually due to accessing and ingesting medication.
Dr. Marjorie Hogan, pediatrician at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), is one of the thousands of members of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) who is concerned about the amount of time kids are spending on the phone, watching TV, … Continue reading
Parents and caregivers should be on the lookout for an often overlooked danger that is hidden inside many of the toys, remote controls and other small items in their home. If swallowed the lithium batteries that provide the power can … Continue reading
Family donates Legos to HCMC Burn Center; blocks proved therapeutic to child with burns Thanks to the Pearson-Cater family for donating Legos for kids in our Burn Center on Friday, November 9! Check out the cool label that’s on each … Continue reading
Study finds housing insecurity is associated with poor health, lower weight, and development risk among young children Dr. Diana Cutts, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota was the lead author … Continue reading