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Posted: Jul 22, 2024

Staying Safe From Recreational Water-Related Illnesses

AKA “There’s poop in the water, don’t drink that.”

Swimming is great way to beat the heat and have fun, not to mention get a full-body workout. But swimming in contaminated waters or not practicing good water hygiene can put swimmers at risk of some pretty unpleasant parasites and infections. Follow these simple rules to help prevent any water-related illnesses.

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Posted: Jul 16, 2024

Common Questions For The Pediatrician

With Jennifer Scheer, DO, and Susan Mihm, MD

Kids don't come with a manual, but they sure do come with lots of questions. So we sat down with two FPG Pediatricians-Dr. Jennifer Scheer and Dr. Susan Mihm-for a quick primer on some common concerns.

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Posted: Jul 9, 2024

How Untreated Hearing Disorders Pose Serious Health Risks

With Audiologist Sharon Rende

Hearing loss and communication disorders affect nearly 48 million Americans and people of all ages. If left untreated, they can even cause more serious problems down the road. Learn the signs and make the sound choice: don't delay treatment.

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Posted: Jul 2, 2024

Dr. Claw’s Handbook for Firework Safety

By Dr. Manus Claw, TNT

Take it from Dr. Claw-fireworks can be as dangerous as they are fun. Here are some top tips and Rules of Thumb to help your Independence Day celebrations go off without a hitch… or an injury.

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Posted: Jun 25, 2024

Safe Medication Disposal: Know Before You Throw

By Kimberly Tran, PharmD

Expired and unneeded medications piling up? Learn how to dispose of them risk-free, so that pets, children, and the environment stay safe.

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