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CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade August 24, 2015

More children are undergoing MRI scans and ultrasounds, which don't carry radiation risks

Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns August 21, 2015

Parents should set limits to help prevent injuries

Breast-Feeding May Pass Common Chemical to Baby, Study Shows August 21, 2015

And PFASs appear to lower effectiveness of some childhood vaccinations, researchers add

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries August 17, 2015

Eye-related injuries dropped, and rate of concussions didn't rise after requirement, study says

Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey August 11, 2015

Adults more worried about both problems in latest poll

Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids August 10, 2015

Man who worked at recycling company brought toxins home to his kids via his clothes and hair, expert says

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips August 10, 2015

Many injuries occur getting on and off the bus

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids August 03, 2015

Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says

Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says July 20, 2015

Reduced gray matter, lower test scores reported for poor children

Consumer Reports Takes Liquid Detergent Pods Off 'Recommended' List July 16, 2015

Nonprofit also urges they not be used in homes with children under 6 years of age

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study July 13, 2015

Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report July 08, 2015

Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

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

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