April 15, 2014: Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

April 13, 2014: Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns
Adult supervision, barriers around fire essential, expert says

April 12, 2014: Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies
Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

April 07, 2014: Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

April 03, 2014: Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC
Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

March 18, 2014: Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
To keep little ones safe

February 04, 2014: Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns
Hot beverages, hair irons most often the cause, British study found

February 01, 2014: Secure Those Sets for Super Bowl Viewing
As part of National TV Safety Day, experts warn that televisions can tip over on kids

January 27, 2014: Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study
Nearly a third of these shootings are accidental, study finds

January 23, 2014: Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids
Study found one youngster seriously injured in falls, tip-overs every 22 minutes

January 20, 2014: Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer: Study
Many continue to play through symptoms, increasing risk of second injury, experts say

January 15, 2014: Ban on Chemicals Lowers Human Exposures, Study Finds
But exposure to similar phthalates that aren't banned has risen, researchers say

January 03, 2014: Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought
Even well-cleaned cribs were contaminated with bacteria that can cause illness, study found

December 19, 2013: Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids
86 percent of adults polled said the nicotine-delivery devices should not be sold to minors

December 09, 2013: Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts
Either safety straps aren't working or adults don't use them properly, researchers say

December 02, 2013: How Worried Are Parents About Kids' Online Safety?
Study suggests race, ethnicity, other factors affect their level of concern

December 01, 2013: Prevent Home Heating From Becoming a Safety Hazard
Expert advice on avoiding house fires, carbon monoxide poisoning

November 26, 2013: Cross These Dangerous Toys Off Kids' Christmas List, Experts Say
Annual 'Trouble in Toyland' report cites playthings that could choke or poison a child

November 11, 2013: Fewer ER Visits for Kids After Cold Medicine Restrictions
CDC study ties improvement to label changes, voluntary manufacturer withdrawals

November 07, 2013: For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

November 04, 2013: Don't Ask, Just Tell Parents When It's Time for Vaccines: Study
Research finds physicians' approach influences resistance to immunizations

November 01, 2013: Few Parents Use Kids' Asthma Meds Correctly: Study
The result: inaccurate dosing and uncontrolled symptoms

October 31, 2013: Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm
Strong link observed between online forums and suicide risk, study says

October 29, 2013: Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips From an ER Doc
Flashlights, reflective tape and large groups can help keep kids safe

October 28, 2013: Childhood Gun Injuries, Deaths on Rise in U.S., Study Finds
Researchers find link between firearms in the home and gunshot wounds among kids

October 28, 2013: 'Super-Magnets' Pose Rising Threat to Kids, Study Finds
Ingestion of these magnets in desk toys, other items continues, pediatricians say

September 30, 2013: Whooping Cough Outbreaks Tied to Parents Shunning Vaccines
Study finds that areas with high rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions also had high number of cases

September 24, 2013: Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding
But suffocation risk outweighs benefit of moms sleeping with infants, experts say

August 29, 2013: Toddlers Can Die From Swallowing Parents' Drug Detox Meds
Buprenorphine responsible for 2,380 poison cases, 4 deaths in less than 3 years, study found

August 26, 2013: Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly
Family violence expert warns doctors to be on lookout for Munchausen syndrome by proxy

August 24, 2013: Expert Tips for School Bus Safety
Parents can do a lot to keep their kids out of harm's way

August 09, 2013: Lasers in Toys Can Cause Serious Eye Damage, FDA Warns
Although sold as playthings, they emit powerful beams

August 05, 2013: Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers
But study only found effect for those with specific type of gene

July 29, 2013: Childhood Hazard: Choking on Food Persists
About 34 children admitted to U.S. emergency rooms daily as experts urge greater public awareness

July 28, 2013: Don't Let Playground Injuries Spoil the Fun
More than 600,000 U.S. kids were hurt last year, but certain steps can help keep them safe

July 27, 2013: Water-Safety Essentials for Parents
Drowning remains a leading cause of death for children

July 23, 2013: Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free

July 22, 2013: Homemade Blowgun Darts Pose Choking Dangers for Teens
Boys found DIY instructions online in 3 emergency cases described in report

July 22, 2013: TVs Toppling Onto Tots at Alarming Rate, Study Finds
As families own more TVs, tip-overs have doubled, study finds

July 20, 2013: Tips to Prevent Serious Lawn Mower Injuries in Kids
Having family member nearby isn't enough, expert warns

July 12, 2013: Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report
Almost one-quarter live in low-income homes, which experts say affects their health and education

July 08, 2013: Nearly Half of Infants Have Flat Spots on Their Heads: Study
But researcher stresses importance of still having babies sleep on their back to prevent SIDS

July 05, 2013: Check Your Summer Burn IQ
From grills to fireworks to hot sand, danger lurks

July 02, 2013: ATV Injuries to Kids on Decline for Now: Study
But experts say all-terrain vehicles are still a big problem for young riders

July 01, 2013: Collapsible Laundry Hampers May Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes
Two reports show wires can pop out, threatening vision

June 30, 2013: Fireworks Displays Spark Safety Concerns
Doctors share tips for injury-free Fourth of July celebration

June 23, 2013: Kids' Pitching Injuries Rising; Study Blames Overuse
Parents, kids not adhering to throwing limits, researchers find

June 21, 2013: Children's Eye Injuries Peak in Summer, Expert Says
Swimming pool accidents top the list

June 08, 2013: Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water
Tragedy can occur with few warning signs, expert says

June 08, 2013: Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice