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The dangers of button batteries

When swallowed, button batteries pose a high risk for injury and complications, including death, because of the chemical reaction they can cause in the esophagus, or food pipe.

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What you need to know about concussions in children

A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that happens when there is a blow, bump or jolt to the head that makes the brain move back and forth with a lot of force.

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How to prevent common baseball and softball injuries

Although baseball and softball aren’t contact sports, injuries during games — and practice — can still happen.

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Frostbite and frostnip

While anyone can get frostbite or frostnip, children are at a greater risk than adults because they lose heat from their skin faster.

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QUIZ: Test your knowledge of pediatric pain medicine!

How much do you know about pain and pediatric pain medicine? Take our quiz and find out!