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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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 Remove a Tick

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