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10 Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original posting in July 2014. Fourth of July is Friday, and whether you plan to enjoy fireworks, hit the lake or have a backyard pool party, safety should be top-of-mind. The experts from The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service at Children’s Medical Center say the best way to avoid injury […]

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Is sunscreen dangerous? Here are the facts.

Some media reports have circulated that sunscreen causes skin cancer. However, the FDA and the American Academy of Dermatology consider sunscreen products safe and effective in helping prevent skin cancer — which is increasing. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. What […]

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Red Balloon Network Interns

2015-2016 Red Balloon Network Internships

Learn a Ton. Earn Credit. Have Fun. Interns participate in developing and implementing programming; and serve as the on-air host of  game shows, puppet shows and radio talks shows. While using professional audio and video  broadcast equipment, interns also gain an understanding of a health care organization and the unique needs of patients and families. […]

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Speech and Hearing Milestone Quiz: Answer These Questions About Your Child

  From the moment your child is born, he or she begins to communicate. Because spoken language and hearing go hand-in-hand, children with auditory problems may have difficulty with language and other forms of communication as they grow. By referring to typical developmental milestones for hearing children, you and your child’s doctor can identify delays […]

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