They say you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. Maybe no one has realized this more over the last few years than children and young people who lost all semblance of normalcy with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if the benefits of their day-to-day routines were more subliminal in the “before ... Read More
With summer just around the corner, it’s important to understand the risks that come along with those long, hot days in the sun. It’s also important to recognize some pretty dangerous misconceptions about sun protection — namely that Black children and other children of color don’t need to worry about skin protection and skin cancers. ... Read More
With COVID-19 remaining a concern this summer, you and your family are probably spending more time outdoors than ever. You may be taking walks, playing in your yard or a park, biking, or camping — all while social distancing. But before you head outside, it’s important to take precautions to reduce your children’s risk for ... Read More
Make sure your child remains safe both outside and indoors throughout the summer months by following these summer safety tips from Boston Children's.
As summer approaches, families head outdoors for fun ways to beat the heat. One of the most cherished summertime activities is swimming — whether in a pool, lake or beach. But each summer, it’s important to remind ourselves of the sobering statistic that drowning ranks among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the U.S. ... Read More