Frostbite can develop sooner than you may think. All it takes is 10 minutes in -10 F. And it takes even less time to develop the early stage of frostbite, called frostnip.
It might be a myth that you can fry an egg on a hot sidewalk, but it’s a fact that you can burn your skin on one — and seniors and kids are most at-risk. Take these precautions to prevent thermal burns.
Every year, children die after being left in the car on a hot day— even just for a few minutes. There are some misconceptions about this issue. Learn the truth and find practical tips to keep your kids safe.
Wearing a helmet can reduce your child’s risk of head injury by as much as 85%. Our pediatrician offers tips for choosing the best one — and for getting your pint-sized biker to wear it!
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Bath time can be fun, but a pediatrician offers a few words of caution about toys, sponges, bubbles and slippery surfaces.
It’s important to check all products for recalls, read all of the instructions and take the safety advice seriously.
Winter can bring lots of family fun — whether this involves sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home. Here are a few ideas for parents to keep their kids warm, healthy and safe during winter.
You’d think a high chair would be safe for your child. But the findings recent research show an alarming increase in the number of high chair and booster seat injuries. Find expert tips to keep your child safe.
As parents, you want your kids to know their way around technology, but you also worry about online safety. Find these tips from a pediatrician about this, tailored to kids under age 10 and over age 15.
Infants and young children will eat the strangest things. Serve them a nutritious meal, and they’ll fight you. They’ll be happy to indulge, however, on a shiny coin, small battery or colorful toy. Find a list of commonly ingested objects, as well as advice for parents on what to do.