First Aid

There's nothing scarier than seeing your child severely sick or injured. Here, how to keep your cool -- and protect your kid -- in the event of a crisis.

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Choking: 4 First-Aid FAQs

If you remember only one thing, know this: When someone is choking, it’s always better to act than to do nothing, even if you’re a total novice. 
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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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Why Are So Many Kids Having Scary Reactions From Sunscreen? Experts Weigh In

The photos are scary; kids are having reactions from using sunscreens many parents think are safe. Here's what you need to know.
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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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Fast First Aid: How to Treat a Burn

Skip the home remedies! All you need to soothe your child's scalded skin is cool water and a calm head.
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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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