Health & Safety: Toddlers & Preschoolers


How to Prevent and Treat Poison Ivy

There's nothing more irritating than a skin rash to set your summer activities back. Poison Ivy is among the most common skin rashes to get while play...There's nothing more irritating than poison ivy to set your summer activities back.

First Lady Targets Healthy Habits for Toddler Set

First lady Michelle Obama visits CentroNia, a bilingual child care facility in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Credit: Charles Dharap...Michelle Obama announced a new national initiative to encourage child care centers to promote healthy eating and exercise habits.

Infants Particularly Vulnerable to the Sun

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Sure, they're having a ball, but did they remember the sunscreen? Credit: Getty Im...
Pediatricians urge special protection for infants' skin.

Saving Precious Skin: Summer Skin Safety

Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin. Watch the latest video at ...Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin.

Hearing Problems Detected in Kids With a Little Bit of Spit

Hearing problems can now be detected through saliva. Credit: Getty
Spit happens.
Don't knock it. You can learn a lot from a little b...
New study could lead to widespread testing of newborns for hearing problems.

Measles Pose Threat to Unvaccinated Infants

Children and adults who remain unvaccinated and develop measles put others in their community at risk. Credit: Getty Images The United ...U.S. seeing worst measles outbreak since 1996.

How to Treat Cradle Cap

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Use a toothbrush to scrub cradle cap. Credit: Getty Images Skin cells are constantl...
Fortunately, this condition does not last longer than the infant's first year.

CT Scans Not Always Best Response to Head Injuries

It might be a good idea to observe children for awhile before getting them a CT scan. Credit: Getty Images One of the first things you ...Your kid ought to have his head examined? Maybe. Maybe not.


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