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Are Teething Necklaces Safe for Babies?

Teething jewelry—such as amber teething necklaces and bracelets—could cause choking and strangulation. Here's what parents need to know about these natural products.

Got Kids With Food Allergies? Look for Teal Pumpkins This Halloween

FARE's Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness for food allergies and promotes the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters.

4-Year-Old Dies From Dry Drowning a Week After Swimming: Here's What Parents Need to Know

One heartbroken family is courageously sharing what happened to their beloved son in the hopes of helping others recognize the symptoms of dry drowning.

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Teens Need Access to Free Condoms and Sex Education, According to Doctors

According to a new report from the AAP, sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies are "significant public health problems" among teens. Comprehensive sex education and access to barrier protection methods can help.

Study: Grandparents May Be Causing Kids Harm With Their Outdated Parenting Beliefs

They mean well, of course—but consider that a lot has changed since grandparents raised their own kids, and these study results make a lot of sense.