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Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection

👤by Diana Kohnle 0 comments 🕔Monday, September 15th, 2014

(HealthDay News) -- Children seem particularly prone to ear infections, but there are things parents can do to help lower a child's risk.

The U.S. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders offers these ear infection-prevention tips:

Make sure your child gets the annual flu vaccine. Have your child wash hands frequently. Do not expose your child to cigarette smoke. Don't offer a bottle at bed or nap time. Keep your child away from other children who are sick.

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