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The Sun, Fire Pits, Grills and Pools Can Be Summer Hazards

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Seven Loyola physicians and medical experts offer tips for eye protection, eating, water intake, allergies and other summer potential ailments.

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4th of July Means Danger to Hearing

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Loud noise hurts hearing. Health tips and warning signs from Candace Blank, audiologist at Loyola University Health System.

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Keep Kids Safe From Nation’s Leading Killer This Summer

Unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death in children in the United States. Two thousand children die each day from preventable injuries. With the summer months come an increased number of injuries.

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Vanderbilt Doctors Urge Caution with Fourth of July Fireworks

Fireworks and the Fourth of July can be a dangerous mix. Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts. Vanderbilt doctors annually treat burns and eye injuries and even see patients with hearing loss due to fireworks usage.

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GW Experts Available to Comment on Fourth of July Health Stories

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Fourth of July Safety Advice from Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock

Fireworks can seem like a fun way to celebrate our nation’s birthday, but it’s important to exercise caution

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Don’t Let Summer Fun Interfere with Keeping Your Peepers Protected

Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.

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Open Windows Can Lead to Serious Injuries in Children

The dog days of summer are here. But as we try to catch a cool breeze, that open window can become a dangerous hazard for children. In fact, emergency rooms treat more than 5,000 children each year for injuries related to falls from windows.

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Red, White and Ah-Choo? Not This Year

With the 4th of July around the corner, no one wants to be a “Yankee Doodle Scratchy.” The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offers some tips for those who want their 4th of July celebrations to be itch, sneeze and wheeze-free.

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Don’t Forget to Protect the Ears When Taking Little Ones to the Fireworks

They’ve packed the sunscreen and bug spray to protect their little ones while enjoying a Fourth of July celebration, but many parents don’t think about the potential damage that the loud fireworks can do to a young child’s ears.