First Aid

When you have kids, accidents happen, so knowing first aid can come in handy. Learn first aid for common emergencies, what to pack in a first aid kit, and more.

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First Aid for 5 Common Eye Ouches

Here's how to handle everything from itchy eyes to an eye injury, including what to treat at home and when to go to the hospital.
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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. 
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12 First-Aid Tips for Common Kid Injuries

Maybe you’re new to the world of kid accidents, or maybe you just need a refresher. Our primer will help you feel prepared—and your child stay calm—the next time she gets hurt. 
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Parents, We're Caring for Kids' Concussions All Wrong

A new survey finds parents are treating kids' concussions using outdated advice, and may actually be hindering their recovery.
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8 Home Remedies for Soothing Bug Bites

The next time your kid gets stung by an irate bee or a swarm of mosquitoes, look no further than your kitchen for relief. Tsippora Shainhouse, M.D., a pediatric dermatologist in Beverly Hills, shares all-natural secrets for relieving itching, stinging, and swelling—fast.
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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.
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Healing Kids' Cuts

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.
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Bad News: Kids' Concussions May Take Longer To Heal Than We Thought

A new study from York University finds some scary effects of concussions in children.