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The real dangers of eating laundry pods


Not only is ingesting laundry detergent foolish behavior— it can be fatal.

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Emergency Medicine
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Be safe and seen this Halloween!


Halloween celebrates all things scary and spooky, but it's never a good time to feel scared for children's safety. There are several easy steps parents and kids can take to reduce their risk of injury.

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Emergency Medicine
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If you own a gun, prevent accidental injuries by following these safety practices


The most effective way to keep kids safe from gun injuries is to have no guns in a home where children live or play. If you do have a gun in your home, follow these important tips to prevent accidental injuries.

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Critical Care Emergency Medicine
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How to protect your eyes and safely view the solar eclipse


Does your child really need to wear special protective eye glasses to view the solar eclipse? Yes, and here's why.

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Ophthalmology Emergency Medicine
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4 simple ways to prevent burns and scalds


Take simple precautions such as adjusting your water heater and using the back burners on your kitchen stove whenever possible.

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Critical Care Emergency Medicine
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Hydration in the heat


Temperatures in the Mid-South are soon to start soaring. With summertime just around the corner, we asked Dr. Jay Pershad, an emergency medicine physician at Le Bonheur Children’s, his tips for keeping your children hydrated during the summer months.

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Emergency Medicine