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.
Pediatrician and child abuse expert Emma Raizman, MD, offers insights to keep kids of various ages safe online.
From a from very early age, children need to be taught correct behavior. For many parents, that means spanking − an approach with which pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, disagrees.