Emergencies

Here's what you need to know to stay calm in an emergency, common accidents you can avoid, how to make a first-aid kit, and more. Our safety advice is a must-read.

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5-Year-Old Boy Who Was Thrown Off Mall of America Balcony Is 'Continuing to Fight' for His Life

"He is the sweetest kindest 5-year-old you will ever meet. He instantly brings a smile to everybody he meets," a family friend described the child.
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Firefighter Comforts Child After Car Accident in Touching Viral Photo: 'This Is Why I Do My Job'

When Captain Chris Blazek of the Chattanooga Fire Department arrived at the scene of a car accident on Saturday, his duties went beyond making sure everyone involved was safe.
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Do You Know When You Should Really Take Your Kids to the ER?

According to new research, many parents don't know how to handle certain urgent medical issues. 
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Terrifying Video Raises Important Point About Pool Safety

When it comes to keeping your kids safe in the pool, you can't possibly be too careful—and a video that's surfaced makes that point loud and clear. 
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Mom's Post Warns About the Dangers of Trampoline Parks for Toddlers

It's a reminder that, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, children under 6 shouldn't use a trampoline.
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Yikes! Lawn Mowers Send 13 Kids to the ER Every Day

A new study highlights the importance of practicing lawn mower safety around kids this summer. We've got five tips for keeping them safe.
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More Emergencies

How to Handle Head Injuries

These head injuries can appear way worse -- or much more harmless -- than they are. So take our crash course in what to look for the next time your child hurts herself.
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How Can Kids Still Be Dying in Hot Cars?

Kids are still dying in hot cars in alarming numbers. And one professor thinks he knows why.
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You Won't Believe How Many Kids' Ears Are Injured by Cotton Swabs Every DAY

A new study has found cotton-tip applicators like Q-Tips send 1,000 kids to the emergency room with ear injuries every month—that's 34 kids per day.