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Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears July 03, 2015

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds July 01, 2015

July Fourth favorites release small particles that can harm the lungs, scientists find

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says June 27, 2015

Children can drown within five minutes, experts warn

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding June 21, 2015

Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety June 19, 2015

Never assume someone else is watching the kids

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds June 08, 2015

Even witnessing such incidents carries long-term consequences, researchers say

Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries June 05, 2015

Accidents often happen during supervised activities, experts warn

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites May 25, 2015

Even a friendly pooch may overreact when startled

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns May 21, 2015

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear May 21, 2015

And make sure it fits correctly

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water May 14, 2015

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

Mow With Safety in Mind May 02, 2015

Expert offers tips on avoiding injury when cutting the grass

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist April 29, 2015

Expert clarifies age and size requirements

Phone-Focused Parents a Danger to Their Kids at Playground April 27, 2015

This distraction raises odds of child injuries, study finds

Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping April 24, 2015

To avoid suffocation, put infants down in a crib, expert says

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds April 22, 2015

Most also disapprove of its use in front of children

Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill April 18, 2015

Doctor shares some barbecue do's and don'ts

Know the Signs of Child Abuse April 13, 2015

All adults must play role in protecting kids from harm, doctor says

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety April 12, 2015

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study March 17, 2015

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed

Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study March 16, 2015

Disease may continue to spread unless more people get shots to protect against infection, experts warn

Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa March 12, 2015

Many childhood vaccinations missed, putting hundreds of thousands at risk for measles, other diseases, study says

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online March 02, 2015

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens February 25, 2015

Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC February 03, 2015

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

Watch Out for Falling Icicles January 25, 2015

Winter's hazards aren't all underfoot, doctor warns

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory January 20, 2015

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities January 19, 2015

California study found certain areas have high numbers of parents who forgo immunizing kids

Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds January 12, 2015

Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence? January 02, 2015

Participation of community members is essential, researchers say

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers December 19, 2014

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Many Kids Exposed to Unneeded X-Rays, Study Finds December 03, 2014

Limiting radiation, costs should be objectives, researcher says

Toddlers Hurt in Falls Often Not Warned About Climbing on Furniture December 01, 2014

Researchers found parents of these kids also more likely to not use safety gates at home

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids December 01, 2014

New report also shows that a child winds up in the ER with a toy-related injury every 3 minutes in the U.S.

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises November 26, 2014

Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix November 17, 2014

Study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids, Study Says November 10, 2014

One death, more than 700 illnesses among young U.S. children

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery November 03, 2014

New technology promising in animal trial; might prevent serious injuries in kids

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat October 31, 2014

Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development October 29, 2014

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating October 25, 2014

Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn October 16, 2014

Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

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