The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.
Don't let an eye injury sideline your child.
Ward off those sprains, strains, scrapes, and breaks.
Here's a look at some of the most dangerous chemicals lurking in your home -- and how you can reduce your child's exposure to them.
Don't assume just because essential oils are naturally derived they can't cause your child serious harm.
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!
Is your child sick enough for a late-night call to the pediatrician? If you're really worried about your child, it's always better to call -- pediatricians expect to be awakened in the middle of the night. In fact, doctors say that many parents don't recognize some of the most serious medical situations. Here are the top 10 symptoms pediatricians want you to call about right away.
Every day, more than 300 children are treated in emergency rooms for burn-related injuries. Take these burn safety precautions to protect your child.
We often lose more sleep over our kids' coughs than they do. They sometimes snooze through all that hacking while we lay awake listening. In truth, breathing problems would be tough to miss. Use this guide to sort out worrisome signs.
Details on what a concussion is, what the symptoms are, and when you should call a doctor.
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.
Learn the emergency steps that could save your child's life
Lead poisoning is a danger that's overlooked by parents and pediatricians alike, and it's continuing to silently endanger our children. Learn about the effects and the sources of lead poisoning.
All parents should take a CPR course to be fully prepared for emergencies. Always call 911. If your child is not breathing but still has a pulse, you'll need to perform rescue breathing. If there's no breathing and no pulse, you should perform full CPR until help arrives.
New research highlights the crucial importance of keeping prescription narcotics away from kids.
From the house to your car, there are so many safety hazards for your kids to avoid. Make life easier with these helpful solutions from readers.
Using an activity seat safely.
If your child has a small object stuck up his nose, try this technique to get it out as quickly and painlessly as possible.
You're going to want to host a CPR Party after learning about this super-simple yet revolutionary concept.
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.
Not only do you have a sick or injured child who's scared -- but you're probably freaking out yourself. Here are 20 ways to take control, stay calm, and get topnotch care.
Dr. Bennet Omalu says parents shouldn't let kids under the age of 18 play football.
Expert tips on what you should know about concussions
You can count on it! These 11 numbers will help you keep your family healthy and safe.