July 14, 2014: Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo
Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

July 14, 2014: Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study
Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

July 12, 2014: Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
Doctor shares tips for safe use of fire pits, barbecues and campfires

July 06, 2014: Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer
Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas transmit diseases, so reach for insect repellant before sending them outdoors

July 05, 2014: Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn
If children are tasked with chore, be sure they understand the risks and know how to cut grass safely

July 03, 2014: Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips
But they caution that displays are best left to professionals

July 01, 2014: Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July
Hands, head, eyes at greatest risk for injury with at-home fireworks, expert says

July 01, 2014: Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

June 22, 2014: Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe
Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

June 21, 2014: For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars
Warmer weather puts them at risk of heat stroke, other dangers, expert says

June 09, 2014: Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says
But experts disagree on findings' significance

May 16, 2014: Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds
Small, spherical magnetic sets introduced in 2009 tied to more cases and worse outcomes

May 15, 2014: Water Poses More Danger for Black Youths Than Whites: CDC
Evidence suggests they are less likely to have been taught basic swimming skills, researcher notes

May 15, 2014: As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips
Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

May 12, 2014: Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
Second trimester increase noted in large Canadian study, but reason remains unclear

May 09, 2014: Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day
FDA experts offer advice on doctor visits, use of medications

May 05, 2014: In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

May 02, 2014: Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade
Study finds cost of those injuries topped $1 billion

May 02, 2014: With Kids In Car, Parents Still Likely to Use Cellphones
Study shows 90 percent admit to driving while distracted by talking, texting or giving food to a child

April 30, 2014: Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study
When bystanders follow experts' instructions, more brain function can also be preserved, findings show

April 28, 2014: Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say
Children may need special treatment in wake of bioterrorism

April 19, 2014: Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

April 19, 2014: If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands
Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds

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