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Keeping Safe From Bug-Borne Illnesses

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Keeping Safe From Bug-Borne Illnesses

When it comes to mosquito- and tick-borne illness, know the symptoms and practice bug bite prevention to keep your family safe.

What You Should Know About Social Media

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A social worker at CHOP responds to the Surgeon General’s warning about social media with insights, perspectives and strategies for parents.

Preventing Swimmer’s Ear in Your Child

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A nurse practitioner in the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shares her tips for preventing swimmer’s ear.

Recognizing Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

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Recognizing Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

The old saying goes: "Leaves of three, let them be." Poison ivy, oak and sumac are three plants that carry the same poison — urushiol, a colorless, odorless oil that causes an itchy, irritating rash in almost everyone who comes in contact with it.