Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics say using fluoride toothpaste, even as teeth are first emerging, is key to stopping cavities from forming. Find recommendations for fluoride use for babies and children.
You might associate heat rash with babies. But sticky high temps put active kids and parents at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too. If you or your child experience heat rash, start the cool-down process right away.
When your child accidentally swallows unusual items such as bubblegum, glue or modeling clay, you need to act quickly. Find out what is best to do.
"Selfies" are everywhere on social media. These variously styled self-portraits, often of young people posing with heads close together, has brought an interesting question: Does posing for them put teens at risk for lice?
You’d think a high chair is a safe place for your child, but a new study finds there’s an alarming increase in the number of high chair and booster seat injuries. How do you prevent falls and other accidents?
When an otherwise healthy adult gets the flu, usually a few days of “couch time” are all it takes to recover fully. But a new study finds that when any child gets the flu, the results can be deadly.
Pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, talks about two new and improved flu vaccines, and why there’s no time like the present for the kids to get their shots (or sprays).
Eye drops and nasal sprays are constant companions of allergy sufferers. But they’re toxic to kids when ingested, and most don’t have child-safe caps. Here’s how parents can keep their kids safe this allergy season.
A special puppy named Lentil can help parents talk to their kids about tolerance and being different.