Your kid's health and safety is important, and we have important tips on healthy eating, vaccines, and recalls. Get a close look at common child health issues (coughs, rashes), mental health issues (autism), and development milestones.
Allergic Reactions to Moistened Wipes on the Rise
More children than ever are getting serious rashes after using pre-moistened toiletry wipes. Watch this video courtesy of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to learn more.
Baby Gate Safety: How to Prevent Injuries
Baby gate injuries have quadrupled in a 10-year period, according to a new study by Nationwide Children's Hospital. Keep your little one safe with these tips on how to properly install gates in your home.
and tumbled down 14 steps. And a newly published study at Nationwide Children's Hospital shows, injuries like those are becoming more common. Despite the voluntary standards and the recalls that we've seen for gates, we're still
scans, she was totally fine but I was very lucky. At Nationwide Children's Hospital this is Clark Howell reporting. It's early, Oh mommy feel.
How Safe is the Flu Vaccine?
Learn why the flu vaccine is recommended for pregnant women and babies as young as 6 months. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
What You Should Know About the Flu
From getting vaccinated to washing your hands properly, understand the flu basics to keep your family in the clear. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
don't want to get it. Flu is much more severe than the common cold or the stomach flu. We're talking influenza. It's a very severe disease. It's gonna keep you out of school. It's gonna keep
Why the Flu Matters
The flu can be very serious in young children so education and vaccinations are crucial. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
hospitalization. Also, kids are more likely to get the flu because their immune systems aren't as developed as ours or as adults. For this reason, kids are really one of the targets both for the flu
Hand Hygiene Basics
Learn the two best techniques to keep hands clean and germ-free. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
from getting sick from the bacteria and viruses that we encounter in everyday life . There's two ways I want you to think about keeping your hands clean. The first is using an alcohol-based hand gel. This
How to Treat a Fever
Break a fever with these tips. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
child is less than 6 months of age and if they appear severely dehydrated . Tylenol does come as a rectal suppository and can be given in this way. This is a good technique to use at
When is a Fever Serious?
Learn about the signs of and treatments for a serious fever. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
Some of these symptoms include severe irritability, excessive sleepiness, severe vomiting episodes, severe headache , severe neck pain, or seizures. If your child is less than three months of age and has a fever, you should notify
Controlling and Treating Asthma Symptoms in Children
Learn how to overcome the symptoms of asthma. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
be asthma or their stomach might hurt or they might complain of back pain or chest discomfort. These are things that should prompt us to consider it. If a child had symptoms frequently enough, then they should seek care from a medical provider so that they can preventive care if needed. When a child has acute symptoms, obviously they should be seen as well to
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.