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Archive for September, 2014

10 Tips to Fall-Proof Your Home

September 26th, 2014

Did you know that more than one in three people over age 65 fall each year?

The risk for falling rises with age, and over half of all falls happen at home while a person is doing normal daily activities.

To help keep you and your...

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5 Tips to Incorporate Physical Activity into Your Child’s Routine

September 24th, 2014

Now that the school year is in full swing, most children will spend more time in class and doing homework than playing or engaging in physical activities.

However, incorporating regular physical activity into your child’s routine is very...

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Backpack Safety Tips for Your Child

September 17th, 2014

Is your child experiencing an aching back or shoulders? Stooped posture? Tingling in the arms? Weakened muscles? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then your child may be carrying too much weight or wearing his or her backpack...

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Mystery Virus Explained

September 15th, 2014

Recent news reports have been full of stories about a “mystery virus” that has affected a large number of children in the Midwestern United States.

This virus is no mystery, but rather a virus related to the family of viruses that...

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Meet a Member of the Epic Family: London

September 12th, 2014

Meet a Member!

It is our pleasure to introduce you to a little boy who has a very bright future ahead of him as he prepares for preschool thanks to the amazing progress he’s made in speech therapy.

Meet London, a 3-year-old boy...

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Cardiac Medications and the Effects of Sun Exposure

September 10th, 2014

Cardiac Medications and the Effects of Sun Exposure

Have you reviewed your loved one’s medications lately to identify any possible side effects from sun exposure?

A photoallergenic episode, or a reaction as part of an increased...

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6 Sleep Safety Tips for Your Baby

September 5th, 2014

In honor of Baby Safety Month, we’re sharing some helpful information to keep your baby safe while sleeping.

Factors to consider when ensuring a safe sleep environment include your baby’s crib, the contents of the crib and the sleeping...

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Beaumont Team Celebrates 4-Year-Old Patient’s Incredible Milestone

September 3rd, 2014

There was a lot to celebrate in Beaumont, Texas, recently!

Aaralyn H., a 4-year-old Epic patient, had her tracheostomy removed last weekend and the team hosted an Epic party to celebrate!

Aaralyn has received in-home skilled...

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