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Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
During the winter, do you strap your children into their car seats while they're wearing a coat? If so, you may be putting them in danger.
When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year.
Polio-Like Condition Reported in US
You might have heard the recent reports of US children suddenly becoming weak in their arms or legs. Here's what you need to know about this condition.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. That's why it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Preventing Lead Exposure in Kids
Here's what you need to know for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
Despite Progress, SIDS Is Still a Concern
Thousands of sleep-related infant deaths happen each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's how to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?