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Fire And Water: Summer Safety Tips To Prevent Child Drownings And Burns

Fire and water may be opposing forces of nature, but both are leading causes of injury in children, especially during the warm summer months. Here are tips to help keep your children safe from drowning and burns this summer. Drowning When the summer heat hits, kids may want to jump into the nearest body of […]

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What You Need to Know About Enterovirus (EV-D68)

You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68. Specialists at EIRMC are currently treating 6 children with symptoms consistent with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). Tests conducted at EIRMC and by state health officials indicate that these patients have contracted an enterovirus, a respiratory virus […]

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How to Find a Good Pediatrician for Your Baby

So, your first doctor search—finding the right OBGYN— is over. But when your baby is born, the obstetrician’s role in the baby’s life comes to an end. Then, it’s time to do another doctor search—for a pediatrician for your child. Source: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health Knowing what to be on […]

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5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Immunization Pain

5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Immunization Pain You’d be hard-pressed to find a person who enjoys receiving an immunization. In the hierarchy of things people are uneasy about, medical shots seem to fall somewhere between porcupine-twill sweaters and all-you-can-eat seafood buffets. While adults certainly have their problems with needles, try to remember what it’s […]

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Meet Dr. Jeremy Hertzig, Pediatric Intensivist

Recently, we opened a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit here at EIRMC. In addition to our already standing 10-bed Pediatric wing, this has added a great resource for local children to be able to receive critical care services without having to travel out of our area—keeping children and families together. Children’s critical care services are made […]

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