Dr. Martin Belson

How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf

(Jul. 02, 2008) - For kids, summer usually equals sand, sun and fun. For parents, however, summer brings a slew of safety issues to think about. But with the proper preparation, the entire family can enjoy a relaxing vacation. Consider these tips...

How to Prevent and Treat Common Stings

(Jun. 03, 2008) - Will your kids be playing outdoors in the warm weather? Are you going on vacation to the beach or mountains this summer? If so, it's important to know how to keep your babies and kids safe from insect stings.

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration

(May. 28, 2008) - Keeping hydrated is always important, but as the temperature outside increases, parents should keep an even closer eye on their children’s fluid intake to prevent dehydration. Infants and children are more likely to become dehydrated than older children or adolescents because of several factors, including a smaller fluid reserve, a higher metabolic rate and dependence on others for access to fluids.

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