Thanks for a great virtual walk yesterday!
Buying Safe Toys this Holiday Season
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our English-language November 2020 virtual Walk with a Doc!

For the November 8, 2020 walk, we welcomed Dr. Lillie Hidaji, Nevada AAP member and pediatrician at Oasis Pediatrics in Las Vegas, who gave a brief, kid-friendly talk on buying safe toys this holiday season and then took questions live. If you missed it, watch the video replay of Dr. Hidaji's talk here.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents up-to-date parenting information on buying safe toys this holiday season. Follow these links to learn more (all are available in English and Spanish by pressing the link at the very top of each page).
How to Buy Safe Toys

Children can have a lot of fun playing with their toys. However, it's important to keep in mind that safety should always come first. Each year thousands of children are injured by toys. Read on to learn what to look for when buying toys and how...

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www.healthychildren.org
Dangers of Magnetic Toys

Refrigerator magnets and other magnetic toys can provide a fun, educational experience for many young children. However, loose magnets and high-powered magnet sets designed for adults can cause serious injuries if swallowed. In November 2016, a...

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Button Battery Injuries in Children: A Growing Risk

​More than 2,500 button batteries are ingested each year in the United States. It may be as frequent as every three hours that there is a child in the ER somewhere in this country for​ a battery-related emergency issue. Small, shiny and appealing ...

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www.healthychildren.org
10 No-Cost, Screen-Free Activities to Play with Your...

Most parents want to provide more for their children than their parents were able to do for them. But, have you ever noticed how kids tend to have fun with things as simple as a cardboard box? It's true.

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www.healthychildren.org
Next Walks on
Sunday, Nov 15 (Spanish) &
Sunday, Dec 13 (English)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.