Emergency Aid

Injuries happen, and as a parent you need to be prepared to deal with the unexpected. Learn what to do in an emergency, how to use a first aid kit, how to administer CPR, and more.

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Everything You Need to Know About AFM

This polio-like illness is rare, but can cause lifelong paralysis, so it should be taken seriously. We talked to an expert to find out what parents need to know about AFM.

First Aid Guide for Kids: How to Care for Cuts, Burns, Bites, and Other Accidents

Sometimes kids get hurt—it comes with the territory! Here’s how to handle everything from bumps and burns to nosebleeds and twisted ankles like a pro and help your child stay calm in the process.

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.

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A Mom Shares Her Near-Death Experience with Sepsis That Left Her Blind and Without Legs

Carol Decker shares her incredible story, and how she decided to take charge of her life and happiness after her run-in with one of the deadliest diseases in America.

11 Concussion Myths That Could Hurt Your Child

When it comes to this increasingly common head injury, misinformation and old wives' tales about concussions abound. Here's what you should -- and shouldn't -- believe, so you'll be prepared if your child gets a knock on the head.

Your Biggest Concussion Questions, Answered

It sounds extreme, but a seemingly harmless bump can affect your child’s brain. Let’s demystify this realm of child safety with the latest information.