During your kid's health emergency, such as a serious illness or a common accident, stay calm by learning emergency essentials and preparedness tips.
The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.
Don't assume just because essential oils are naturally derived they can't cause your child serious harm.
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.
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.
New research highlights the crucial importance of keeping prescription narcotics away from kids.
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.
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.
You can count on it! These 11 numbers will help you keep your family healthy and safe.
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.
Follow these steps to take a tick off your child's body.
E-cigarette exposure can be more dangerous for kids than exposure to regular cigarettes, according to a new study.
What you need to know and what you need to do if your child gets a concussion.
A pediatric cardiologist explains how problems happen and how far we've come in treating them.
In the event that your child is bitten by a snake, learn how to identify the reaction to get medical treatment immediately.
September is Children's Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month. Here's how to help raise awareness about this devastating heart condition.
We know liquid nicotine is dangerous for kids, and no story better illustrates that potentially deadly fact more clearly than this one.
A surprising number of kids need emergency medical attention after accidental exposure to pet medications.
Researchers found that three out of four children with uncomplicated appendicitis were successfully treated with antibiotics instead of surgery in this recent study.
When my daughter injured her elbow after hours, I learned the limits of these timesaving medical facilities.
New research finds that ACL tears have been increasing each year over the past two decades.
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.