Being aware of the risks and engaging with your children about safety are the most important things you can do to keep your family safer online. Here are tips and resources to help keep children and teens safer online.
Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday. Parents who are concerned about the number of shots given at one time can reduce the number given at a visit by using the flexibility built into the recommended immunization schedule.
Keeping windows and doors open not only provides fresh air throughout the home, but it is also a hidden danger in your home if you have little ones. Window falls increase dramatically during the spring and summer months; however, they can be prevented.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 is the 24th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day, “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they or their family members are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Each year, approximately 2.4 million people – more than half under age 6 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. The American Academy of Pediatrics has some important tips to prevent and to treat exposures to poison.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is urging parents and caregivers to carefully read the labels of liquid acetaminophen marketed for infants to avoid giving the wrong dose to their children. See these helpful tips from the FDA!