|[May 23, 2014]
For the Media: Summer Health Tips Available from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Experts
STANFORD, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Physician experts at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford
Children's Health are available for media reports on summer health
Protect the skin your kids are in
Benjamin, MD, is happy to help parents recommit to healthy skin
care, as even one blistering sunburn can not only leave children red and
peeling, but also increase two-fold their lifetime risk of deadly
Bounce safely for summer fun
During the warm weather months, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Meghan
Imrie, MD, says that she treats at least one trampoline- or bounce
house-related injury every other week - and has several suggestions for
how parents can guarantee safe bouncy fun.
Trade screen time for playtime
Robinson, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Healthy Weight at
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, has key tips for parents
looking to trade screen time for summer fun. And they're tips you can
use in any season.
Get good zzzss despite the heat
Keeping good sleep hygiene over the summer can be particularly
challenging for kids, with summer vacation leading to late nights and
sleeping in until noon. Sleep specialist Nanci
Yuan, MD, can answer questions abou the basics of healthy pediatric
Preventing pediatric falls from windows
Rajashree Koppolu, NP, a pediatric nurse practitioner, has treated many
children who have fallen from windows. She believes in educating parents
and the community about the danger of such falls, and has authored a
paper on the importance of window fall prevention that appeared in the
most recent issue of the Journal
of Pediatric Health Care.
To learn more about Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
pediatric health experts, please visit our newsroom.
About Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's
Stanford Children's Health, with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Stanford at its core, is an internationally recognized leader in
world-class, nurturing care and extraordinary outcomes in every
pediatric and obstetric specialty from the routine to rare, for every
child and pregnant woman. Together with our Stanford
Medicine physicians, nurses, and staff, we deliver this innovative
care and research through partnerships, collaborations, outreach,
specialty clinics and primary care practices at more than 100 locations
in the U.S. western region. As a non-profit, we are committed to
supporting our community - from caring for uninsured or underinsured
kids, homeless teens and pregnant moms, to helping re-establish school
nurse positions in local schools. Learn more about our full range of
preeminent programs and network of care at stanfordchildrens.org,
and on our Healthier,
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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart of
Stanford Children's Health, and is one of the nation's top hospitals for
the care of children and expectant mothers. We are the only children's
hospital in Northern California with specialty programs ranked in the U.S.
News & World Report Top 10 for 2013-14, and the only
hospital in Northern California to receive the national 2013 Leapfrog
Children's Hospital award for quality and patient care safety.
Discover more at stanfordchildrens.org.
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