September HUH CHECK UP: Back to School, Baby Safety Tips and Groundbreaking Sickle Cell Research

WASHINGTON – Children across the region are heading back to school, which for parents means new backpacks and a plethora of school supplies.  But what about your child’s health preparation for the new school year?

HUH CHECK UP writer Marquis Gibson gives us the details of the checklist parents should consider – oral care, eye care and protection, general pediatrics -- as they send their charges off for another year of education.

This is just one of the informative articles in the September HUH CHECK UP, the Howard University Health newsletter.

Dr. Babafemi Adenuga, interim chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine, explains the importance of family practice physicians and how they are the first line of defense for you and your family’s health care.

Writer Ashley Travers takes us step by step in her article on Baby Safety Tips, and you can read about the groundbreaking research by Howard University College of Medicine and 12 other medical institutions on the treatment of young children suffering from sickle cell anemia.

Read about it here, in HUH CHECK UP.


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