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Here’s your “How to wear a mask” guide from an infectious disease specialist

By Jessica Pasley

A reminder for regular mask-wearers and a primer for masking novices

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How to make “safer at home” safe for children

By Jessica Pasley

“As kids get bored they start getting into things they shouldn’t be getting into because they have nothing else to do," says Children's Hospital safety expert.

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When can we get together with family and friends? Maybe soon, but not yet, says VUMC expert.

By Nancy Humphrey

But for now – keep staying at home and helping to flatten the curve.

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Frequent hand-washing can cause dry, cracked skin. A dermatologist offers tips for care.

By Jami Lyn Miller

The cure for "COVID hands" lies in frequent mosturizing. Using shortening from the kitchen is optional.

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Children’s Hospital warns about the danger of unsecured TVs tipping over and hurting children

By Jessica Pasley

“During the excitement and distractions of an exciting game or a noisy gathering, it is easy for a quick-moving child to pull over an unsecured television.”

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Home with a cold or the flu? It’s OK to snuggle with your pet, infectious disease doctor says.

By Wayne Wood

Dogs and cats can't catch or spread human disease and "are a comfort, not a hazard"

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The little boy thought the pretty colors were candy. 23 magnetic beads had to be surgically removed from his body.

By Jessica Pasley

Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt warn parents that such cases are becoming more common. “I feel like we owe it to others to let them know about the possible dangers,” Caiden's dad says.

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When should you take your child to the emergency room for cold or flu symptoms?

By Jessica Pasley

The majority of emergency room visits can be averted with a call or visit to a pediatrician

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Toys are fun! Some can also be dangerous. How to give safe and age-appropriate toys for the children in your life.

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

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