Health & Safety: Toddlers & Preschoolers


Study Maps Need for Kids' Doctors in Rural Areas

There aren't enough pediatric doctors in rural areas. Credit: Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) - There are enough children's doctors in the Un...There are enough children's doctors in the United States, they just work in the wrong places, a new study finds.

Children's Tylenol Gets a Time Out: The Perils Infecting Pediatric Medicines

An illness is lingering in the kiddie medicine aisle this flu season, but it's not feverish school kids. Blame it on Big Pharma. There isn't any Ch...No one might have been seriously sickened because of Children's Tylenol, but I'm sick of this mess.

Tips for Trimming Your Baby's Nails

Baby's nails grow fast and need trimming often. Credit: Getty Images
Wielding a nail clipper near the tiny, wiggling fingers of your new bundle of...
Wielding a nail clipper near the tiny, wiggling fingers of your new bundle of joy isn't easy. But don't worry -- it quickly becomes routine.

Do You Vaccinate Your Children?

Do you vaccinate your kids? Credit: Getty Images
December 6 is Family Vaccination Day, which is part of the fourth annual National Influenza Vacci...
Do you vaccinate your children against the flu and other diseases?

Lowe's Recalls About 11M Blinds, Roman Shades

This photo provided by the The Consumer Product Safety Commission shows a demonstration of possible strangulation in a window shade cord. Credit: CP...The recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Lowe's -- about 6 million shades and 5 million roll-up blinds.

Corporate America Doesn't Care About My Family or Yours

Is corporate America concerned about your safety? Credit: Spencer Platt, Getty Images
It's another David vs. Goliath showdown. In this case, thoug...
Did you know that much of the information from safety complaints is not made public because of a federal law that requires a manufacturer's approval before it can be released?

Johnson & Johnson Quietly Recalls Children's Benadryl and Motrin ... Again

Though said not to affect consumers this time, Johnson & Johnson has effected yet another recall of children's medications this year. Credit: Mc...Citing "manufacturing lapses," the company announced the voluntary recall last week, pulling about 4 million packages of Children's Benadryl allergy tablets and 800,000 bottles of junior strength Motrin caplets from retail and wholesale shelves.

Kids' ER Visits Fell After Cold Medicines' Removal

The FDA warned against giving cold medicines to kids younger than age 2. Credit: Getty Images
CHICAGO (AP) - Removing cough and cold medicines for...
Removing cough and cold medicines for very young children from store shelves led to a big decline in emergency room visits for bad reactions to the drugs, government research found.


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