Pediatrics

Child drownings in U.S. pools, spas are on the rise

(HealthDay)—Pool and spa drowning deaths among U.S. children are spiking upwards, and restrictions related to the COVID pandemic may also mean that fewer kids are getting the swimming lessons that might keep them safe, ...

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Is sparkling water bad for you?

For many people, the start of a year is a time for new health resolutions—be it eat more vegetables, consume less sugar or drink more water.

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Play it safe with holiday foods

(HealthDay)—When preparing the Thanksgiving feast this week, don't forget food safety, a medical expert says.

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Keep pets away from gardens to prevent food-borne illness

Animal waste tainting fresh produce is one of the major causes of food-borne ailments. So farmers markets and pick-your-own growers who fear fecal contamination are increasingly guarded about tolerating pets near their edibles.

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