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5 Tips for Summer Sun Safety

Michael Marchetti, M.D., of the Emergency Department at Bayshore Community Hospital, and Kevin Roma, M.D. of Riverview Medical Center’s Emergency Department share their advice on safe fun in the sun.

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In Light of Tragic Hot Car Deaths, Villanova U. Expert Offers Tips

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Extremely High Mold Count Triggers Dangerous Air Quality Alert

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A dangerous air quality alert was called today due to the extremely high count for mold detected in the Gottlieb Allergy Count. “Today’s mold count is the highest for the 2014 recording season,” said Joseph Leija, MD, who created the Gottlieb Allergy Count, the official allergy count for the Midwest. The Gottlieb Allergy Count today is: trees - low, mold - very high (dangerous air alert status), grass - moderate and weeds - moderate. “The mold count was 53,000 today, well over the 50,000 threshold that triggers a high alert warning,” Dr. Leija said. How will this affect allergy sufferers?

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Lesley Seeger, LCSW, Available to Comment on How to Actually Relax on Vacation

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The Medical Minute: Summer Can Be Time to Address Behavior Problems

After weeks of the kids being out of school, some parents have had enough of their behavior and are counting the days until they go back. Some may also be wondering how much of the defiant behavior is normal and when it’s time to seek help.

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Rising Temperatures Can Be Hard on a Dog's Life

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Kansas State University veterinarian says to know the signs of heat exhaustion to make sure your pet isn't overdoing it this summer.

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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How To Stay Cool When It’s Hot

Working out when it’s hot isn’t such a hot idea. Just ask Bret Nicks, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Peak Season for Fireworks Injuries

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Stony Brook Medical Experts Say Kick Off Summer with a Safe Start

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For many Americans, summer means fun in the sun; kids are out of school, adults are on vacation and it's time for outdoor activities. But with all these pleasures of the season comes injuries and increased visits to the emergency department.

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GW Experts Available to Comment on Fourth of July Health Stories

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