A Parents' Guide To Summertime Safety | KCUR

A Parents' Guide To Summertime Safety

Jul 5, 2017

During the summer months, "we definitely see more injuries" as opposed to viral illnesses and colds, says Dr. Amanda Knapp, of Children's Mercy Hospitals.
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For kids, summer means running through the scorching heat to cannonball into a cool pool. For parents, it means maintaining a watchful eye to keep children safe. Today, we talk with pediatric experts about basic warm weather first-aid and handling scenarios like drowning, bug bites, scrapes and more.