Emergencies

Here's what you need to know to stay calm in an emergency, common accidents you can avoid, and more. Our safety advice is a must-read.

Female Soccer Players Get the Most Concussions in High School Sports

New research shows that head injuries are now more common in girls' soccer than boys' football.

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.

Alarming New Study Finds Opioid Exposure on the Rise Among Young Kids

New research highlights the crucial importance of keeping prescription narcotics away from kids.

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.

Watch: How To Remove a Tick

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

Teen Dies From Caffeine Overdose: What Parents Need to Know

There's a lesson for all of us about soft drinks, coffee, and energy drinks in this tragic story about South Carolina teen Davis Allen Cripe.

Yikes! Lawn Mowers Send 13 Kids to the ER Every Day

A new study highlights the importance of practicing lawn mower safety around kids this summer. We've got five tips for keeping them safe.

You Won't Believe How Many Kids' Ears Are Injured by Cotton Swabs Every DAY

A new study has found cotton-tip applicators like Q-Tips send 1,000 kids to the emergency room with ear injuries every month--that's 34 kids per day.

Mom's Post Warns About the Dangers of Trampoline Parks for Toddlers

It's a reminder that, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, children under 6 shouldn't use a trampoline.