Health & Safety: Toddlers & Preschoolers
Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates. Credit: Getty Cribs, playpens and bassinets are...Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates.
A child's access to affordable health care varies widely from state-to-state. Credit: Getty A recent analysis of states' performance...Nationally, 10 percent of children are uninsured, with the rate exceeding 16 percent in three states.
This year's immunization guidelines cover a range of conditions such as influenza, pertussis and genital warts. Credit: Justin Sullivan,...Among the new guidelines is a recommendation that adolescents get a booster dose of meningococcal vaccine.
Tanner Hisey, center, puts icing on Christmas cookies with his sister Siera, right, and half-sister Tyler Smith in their home near Clyde,...Every time his kids cough, Dave Hisey's mind starts to race. Is it cancer? Is it coming back?
Peanut butter is off limits for many kids with food allergies. Credit: Corbis Parents who want to keep their kids out of ER may want...Parents who want to keep their kids out of ER may want to skip the milk, eggs and peanut butter aisles at the grocery store.
If you live in a rural area, it may be hard to find a doctor for your child, a new study shows. Credit: Getty When a kid gets a nasty...Nearly 1 million kids live in rural areas where there are no doctors, a new study finds.