Eugenepeds.com has won several national awards, most recently the 2019 Internet Advertising Competition’s award for Best Healthcare Provider Website. What Dr. Bradshaw is most proud of is that her practice’s website is rich in evidence-based information, and it’s been accessed by parents in every state in the U.S. and 97 countries around the world.
Since the advent of sunscreen, we’ve been encouraged to slather it on ourselves and our kids before heading out into the sunshine. And it’s sage advice, because it’s estimated that 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
My desk piles up this time of year with graduation announcements from my patients, and I cherish every one of them. I look at them often, thinking of these precious young people and what a privilege it has been for me to care for them during their childhood.
A child is taken to the emergency room approximately every three hours because they swallowed a button battery. Button batteries are extremely dangerous if ingested, and you only have about two hours to get your child to the hospital before they are at risk for major injury or even death.
Drowning is the second leading cause of death in children ages 1-4, and it's estimated that 88% of all child drownings occur when at least one adult is present. That's why it's essential to take precautions every time your kids are in or near the water.