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Baptist Health System has more than 115 years’ history of caring for our community and making a positive difference. From welcoming your babies to restoring health or treating you in an emergency, we know that care is more than medicine. It’s compassion. It’s attentiveness. And a healthy dose of kindness. Our system of care includes six full-service hospitals, a specialized children’s hospital with a dedicated pediatric emergency unit, a comprehensive cancer care network, fitness and rehabilitation centers, urgent care clinics, a physician network, imaging centers, ambulatory services and the Baptist School of Health Professions. Wherever you go in the Baptist Health System, you’ll find that we have the same goal – to help people achieve health for life through compassionate service inspired by faith.

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ER doctor gives advice on avoiding 4th of July dangers

Jul 2, 2018

This Fourth of July marks America’s 243rd birthday and the most popular day for grilling in the U.S. But with backyard BBQs and celebrations come several health hazards to beware. The highest number of home fires reported during July and August are caused by grills or are BBQ-related. ERs report a huge increase in burns thanks to the grilling season and nearly 70 percent of injuries reported are related to fireworks during the Fourth of July season. (Source: Wallethub and National Fire Protection Assoc.) The emergency physicians at North Central Baptist Hospital’s Adult and Pediatric ER are experts in treating a wide array of emergencies around the clock, including during the Fourth of July and summer season. Thomas Gowan, MD, pediatric emergency room physician with North Central Baptist Hospital reminds parents to keep children away from grills, fire pits and fireworks to avoid burns and eye and hand injuries. Dr. Gowan says parents need to remember to keep their children hydrated with plenty of water during hot afternoons and evenings and to follow safe food preparation habits to avoid food poisoning.