We know kids 2 and older should wear masks, especially when social distancing can’t be practiced. But how do we protect infants? Learn what you can do from a pediatric infectious diseases physician.
Learn 10 things parents should know about concussions in children, including concussion symptoms and which youth sports have the most concussions.
Calls to poison control centers regarding household cleaners and disinfectants are up 20% since COVID-19 started in the U.S. Here’s how to use them safely and keep your kids safe.
Traumatic events in childhood can increase the risk of physical and mental health problems in adulthood. But you can take steps to help children recover.
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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!
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.