August 11, 2013

Television could harm your child

In the US every half-hour a child is sent to the hospital because of a television. That is what a new study found, according to npr.org […]
November 14, 2012

Up your nose? No, not again!

Driving to the doctor’s office in a mad rush to remove a crayon that has broken off in your child’s nose? Who hasn’t? Though the depth […]
October 12, 2012

Baby on Board Car Signs Blamed for Accidents: Study

Baby on board signs are meant to alert motorists and emergency personnel that there is a baby in the car, in the event of an accident, […]
October 9, 2012

Safety in The Home: Tips & Tricks

Many accidents such as choking, falls, fire, cuts, poisioing and other injuries occur in the home. That is why it is very important that adults keep […]
August 1, 2012

Move Away from the Microwave Expectant Mom! — Obesity and Magnetic Fields: Study

According to a new study published in the Journal Scientific Reports, microwaves and other wireless devices can increase the risk of obesity in unborn children. Researchers […]
June 8, 2012

Danger at Home Lurks in Pills, Plants, Chemicals and More

FRIDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) — If you have children or pets, you’ve probably looked around your house to see what potential hazards you need to […]
June 1, 2012

Small Batteries, Other Shiny Objects Pose Risks to Children

FRIDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) — Coins, magnets and small batteries pose serious dangers to children when accidentally swallowed, the American College of Emergency Physicians warns. […]
April 20, 2012

Accidents Happen

There is nothing worse than seeing a child hurt or in need of medical assistance. Although serious mishaps are a rare occurrence, toddlers are curious and […]
March 26, 2012

Health Tip: Watch for Choking Hazards

(HealthDay News) — Once your baby starts eating solid food, it’s important to avoid offering the child possible choking hazards. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics […]
February 15, 2012

Health Tip: Practice Window Safety

(HealthDay News) — Curious toddlers are especially prone to crawling through and falling from windows, so it’s best to practice these safety suggestions, courtesy of the […]
January 30, 2012

Many Parents Skip Booster Seats When Carpooling

MONDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) — Most parents in the United States place their children in a booster seat when they’re driving their own car, but […]
January 30, 2012

Health Tip: How to Protect Toddlers From Burns

(HealthDay News) — Toddlerhood is a time of exploring, adventure — and accidents. Toddlers investigating their world can run into hot water in more ways than […]
December 15, 2011

Toy Safety Tips Help Protect Kids

FRIDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) — Toys are a major part of children’s fun and excitement during the holiday season, so parents and others need to […]
December 2, 2011

Kids of All Weights Benefit From Car Seats

FRIDAY, Dec. 2 (HealthDay News) — Child safety and booster seats protect children of all weights, including those on the heavy side. That’s the finding of […]
November 22, 2011

Making A Safe Home

It’s time to get down on the floor. Sit there for a while. Take in the hazards at that level of the world. Crawl around on […]