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Volunteer Cuddlers Snuggle Sick Babies

When babies are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), parents can’t always be with them every minute. That's when volunteer "baby cuddlers" come in.

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How to Care for a Jellyfish Sting

Do you know what to do if you're stung by a jellyfish? Rinse with saltwater or freshwater? Is urine helpful or an old wives' tale? You may be surprised by...

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Beat the Heat.  Check the Backseat.

So far this year, heat stroke is the cause of at least 15 deaths of children in vehicles in the United States. In Louisiana, we frequently reach temperatures in the upper 8...

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Being Proactive can Help Prevent Eye Injuries

Eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 2,000 per day. Check out these useful eye safety tips for everyday life.

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What Do I Do to Give My 3-Year-Old a Head Start on Preschool?

It's almost your child's first day of preschool -- have you prepared them well? Dr. Patricia Granier shares tips every parent will want to know.

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How to Avoid Car Sickness

As you head out on the road this summer, don't forget to prepare for car sickness prevention. Follow these tips for your road trip.

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Food Safety at Outdoor Picnics

Cooking for our families and friends can be a memorable and rewarding experience but you also want to know the best ways to prepare food to prevent your guests from...

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Don’t Let Swimmer’s Ear Spoil Your Summer Fun

Playing in the water or participating in aquatic sports brings these sounds to life and reminds us of our favorite summer pastimes. Keeping your family healthy is important and nothing...

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