Injuries & Accidents

There's nothing scarier than an emergency. Learn how to protect your kid from injuries and provide remedies or first aid when accidents happen.

Warning: Essential Oils Are Poisoning More and More Kids

Don't assume just because essential oils are naturally derived they can't cause your child serious harm.

Fast First Aid Tips for 6 Common Accidents

From the moment your child takes his first steps, he's bound to have some tumbles. While you can't always prevent your natural-born daredevil from getting hurt, there's plenty you can do to make him feel better. We asked top doctors to share the best methods for patching up wounds, stocking a first-aid kit, and calming little patients -- so you can fix any boo-boo fast!

The Broken-Bone Epidemic

Calcium deficiency in U.S. kids is at an all-time high -- and their bodies may pay the price for a lifetime.

Healing Kids' Cuts

A kiss and cute bandage are often all you need to take care of a boo-boo, but sometimes it takes a little more know-how to help wounds heal.

Baby Care Basics: How to Treat Bug Bites

Bug bites and stings happen all the time, so it's important to know how to care for your little one if she gets a bite. Here's how to treat the most common types.

Concussion Doc: Don't Let Your Kids Play Football

Dr. Bennet Omalu says parents shouldn't let kids under the age of 18 play football.

The No-Panic Guide to Treating Your Kid's Cuts and Bruises

Follow these expert tips to help your little one's bumps and scrapes feel better fast!

How to Treat a Burn

Follow these steps to treat a mild burn. Learn what methods work best to stop the pain and start the healing process.

How to Remove a Splinter

Splinters can be tough to remove, but these smart steps can make the process safer and easier.

How to Treat Chigger Bites

Learn how to care for chigger bites and prevent a secondary infection. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Checklist: How to Prevent Cuts and Scrapes

Kids' Concussions May Impair Brain Function Years Later

We already know a concussion can be serious, but now new research suggests the effects can be very long term in nature, especially for younger kids.

Removing a Tick Safely

An expert explains the easiest way to remove a tick. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

How to Stop a Nosebleed

Learn what to do when your child has a nosebleed. Although bloody noses can be messy, it's easy to staunch the flow with pressure and patience.

Watch: How To Remove a Tick

Follow these steps to take a tick off your child's body.

How to Treat a Sprain or Strain

Kid has a sprain or strain? Don't panic! Learn the four things you need to do to treat these two common injuries, plus when to seek medical advice.

More Indoor Trampoline Parks = More Visits to the ER

As the number of trampoline parks increases around the country, so do the number of kids' injuries.

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