Injuries & Accidents

There's nothing scarier than an emergency. Learn how to protect your kid from injuries and provide remedies or first aid when accidents happen.

Female Soccer Players Get the Most Concussions in High School Sports

New research shows that head injuries are now more common in girls' soccer than boys' football.

Fast First Aid Tips for 6 Common Accidents

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!

Warning: Essential Oils Are Poisoning More and More Kids

Don't assume just because essential oils are naturally derived they can't cause your child serious harm.

The Broken-Bone Epidemic

Calcium deficiency in U.S. kids is at an all-time high -- and their bodies may pay the price for a lifetime.

Alarming New Study Finds Opioid Exposure on the Rise Among Young Kids

New research highlights the crucial importance of keeping prescription narcotics away from kids.

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.

Concussion Doc: Don't Let Your Kids Play Football

Dr. Bennet Omalu says parents shouldn't let kids under the age of 18 play football.

More Kids Get Injured in Flag Football Than Tackle, Study Says

New research flies in the face of the commonly-held belief that youth flag football is safer than tackle.

Baby Care Basics: How to Treat Bug Bites

Bug bites and stings happen all the time, so it's important to know how to care for your little one if she gets a bite. Here's how to treat the most common types.

6 Secrets of Pediatrician Parents

From clever home remedies to first aid tips, pediatrician parents share their secrets for kid injuries and illnesses.

The No-Panic Guide to Treating Your Kid's Cuts and Bruises

Follow these expert tips to help your little one's bumps and scrapes feel better fast!

How to Treat Chigger Bites

Learn how to care for chigger bites and prevent a secondary infection. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

How to Treat a Burn

Follow these steps to treat a mild burn. Learn what methods work best to stop the pain and start the healing process.

How to Stop a Nosebleed

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.

Removing a Tick Safely

An expert explains the easiest way to remove a tick. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Home Remedies for Bug Bites

Soothe your kiddos' mosquito bites and other bug bites that itch, sting, and swell with these all-natural home remedies, most of which you can find in your kitchen!

Checklist: How to Prevent Cuts and Scrapes

Kids' Concussions May Impair Brain Function Years Later

We already know a concussion can be serious, but now new research suggests the effects can be very long term in nature, especially for younger kids.

Watch: How To Remove a Tick

Follow these steps to take a tick off your child's body.

How to Remove a Splinter

Splinters can be tough to remove, but these smart steps can make the process safer and easier.

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