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Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC September 15, 2014

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan September 12, 2014

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say September 09, 2014

British researchers warn of accidental liquid nicotine poisoning from easily accessed e-cartridges

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks September 04, 2014

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations August 25, 2014

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation August 24, 2014

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say August 18, 2014

Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids August 05, 2014

Expert offers tips on protecting small passengers from heat-related tragedies

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips August 01, 2014

Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo July 14, 2014

Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study July 14, 2014

Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer July 12, 2014

Doctor shares tips for safe use of fire pits, barbecues and campfires

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer July 06, 2014

Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas transmit diseases, so reach for insect repellant before sending them outdoors

Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn July 05, 2014

If children are tasked with chore, be sure they understand the risks and know how to cut grass safely

Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips July 03, 2014

But they caution that displays are best left to professionals

Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July July 01, 2014

Hands, head, eyes at greatest risk for injury with at-home fireworks, expert says

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More July 01, 2014

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe June 22, 2014

Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars June 21, 2014

Warmer weather puts them at risk of heat stroke, other dangers, expert says

Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says June 09, 2014

But experts disagree on findings' significance

Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds May 16, 2014

Small, spherical magnetic sets introduced in 2009 tied to more cases and worse outcomes

Water Poses More Danger for Black Youths Than Whites: CDC May 15, 2014

Evidence suggests they are less likely to have been taught basic swimming skills, researcher notes

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips May 15, 2014

Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy May 12, 2014

Second trimester increase noted in large Canadian study, but reason remains unclear

Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day May 09, 2014

FDA experts offer advice on doctor visits, use of medications

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk May 05, 2014

Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade May 02, 2014

Study finds cost of those injuries topped $1 billion

With Kids In Car, Parents Still Likely to Use Cellphones May 02, 2014

Study shows 90 percent admit to driving while distracted by talking, texting or giving food to a child

Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study April 30, 2014

When bystanders follow experts' instructions, more brain function can also be preserved, findings show

Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say April 28, 2014

Children may need special treatment in wake of bioterrorism

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips April 19, 2014

How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands April 19, 2014

Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report April 15, 2014

Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns April 13, 2014

Adult supervision, barriers around fire essential, expert says

Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies April 12, 2014

Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits April 07, 2014

Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC April 03, 2014

Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

Health Tip: Childproof Your Home March 18, 2014

To keep little ones safe

Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns February 04, 2014

Hot beverages, hair irons most often the cause, British study found

Secure Those Sets for Super Bowl Viewing February 01, 2014

As part of National TV Safety Day, experts warn that televisions can tip over on kids

Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study January 27, 2014

Nearly a third of these shootings are accidental, study finds

Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids January 23, 2014

Study found one youngster seriously injured in falls, tip-overs every 22 minutes

Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer: Study January 20, 2014

Many continue to play through symptoms, increasing risk of second injury, experts say

Ban on Chemicals Lowers Human Exposures, Study Finds January 15, 2014

But exposure to similar phthalates that aren't banned has risen, researchers say

Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought January 03, 2014

Even well-cleaned cribs were contaminated with bacteria that can cause illness, study found

Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids December 19, 2013

86 percent of adults polled said the nicotine-delivery devices should not be sold to minors

Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts December 09, 2013

Either safety straps aren't working or adults don't use them properly, researchers say

How Worried Are Parents About Kids' Online Safety? December 02, 2013

Study suggests race, ethnicity, other factors affect their level of concern

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