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Swallowed Objects and Infant Choking: Mayo Expert Offers Tips for Parents and Caregivers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 31st, 2013 — Babies and young children learn a great deal about the world through their mouths. Unfortunately, this can lead to choking or swallowing dangerous objects. Choking is a leading cause of injury and death among children, especially children 3 years of age or younger. Food, toys [...]

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Swallowed Objects and Infant Choking: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUS4TVzwl9g According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, at least one child dies from choking on food every five days in the United States, and more than 10,000 children are taken to a hospital emergency room each year for food-choking injuries. Grace Arteaga, M.D., a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, [...]

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