CHOOSING YOUR CHILD'S DOCTOR
EMERGENCY PLANNING RESOURCES
1. Question: What is it called when your body doesn't have enough water?
Where to find it: Why Drinking Water Is the Way to Go
2. Question: What are some ways to cure homesickness?
Answer: Bring a little bit of home with you; keep busy; stay in touch; talk to someone where you are
Where to find it: Homesickness
3. Question: How many colored sections are there in the USDA's MyPlate?
Answer: Five - orange (grains); green (vegetables); red (fruits); blue (milk and dairy products); purple (protein)
Where to find it: Food Guide Pyramid Becomes a Plate
4. Question: Where is the thyroid located?
Answer: In the front of your neck
Where to find it: Thyroid Disorders
5. Question: How many chambers does the heart have?
Answer: Four - the left atrium, the right atrium, the left ventricle, and the right ventricle
Where to find it: All About the Heart
6. Question: What four things should you do if you come across a gun?
Answer: Stop, don't touch, leave the area, and tell an adult
Where to find it: Gun Safety
7. Question: What's it called when brothers and sisters compete?
Answer: Sibling rivalry
Where to find it: Getting Along With Brothers and Sisters
8. Question: What's the best way to prevent pinworm?
Answer: By washing your hands
Where to find it: Pinworm
9. Question: How many bones does an adult have?
Where to find it: The Big Story on Bones
10. Question: Bedwetting is called something else by doctors. What's it called?
Where to find it: Bedwetting
11. Question: These little pieces of string patch skin together. What are they?
Where to find it: How Stitches Help Kids Heal
12. Question: It's common for kids to get up to this number of colds per year.
Where to find it: Chilling Out With Colds
13. Question: During which hours should you avoid the sun so you don't get burned?
Answer:Between 10 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon
Where to find it: How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun
14. Question: What part of your brain processes memory?
Answer: The hippocampus
Where to find it: Memory Matters
15. Question: In general, how much sleep do kids between ages 5 and 12 get every night?
Answer: 10 to 11 hours
Where to find it: What Sleep Is and Why All Kids Need It
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Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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