Health & Safety: Toddlers & Preschoolers
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.
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.
Baby's nails grow fast and need trimming often. Credit: Getty ImagesWielding 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.
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.
Is corporate America concerned about your safety? Credit: Spencer Platt, Getty ImagesIt'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?
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.
The FDA warned against giving cold medicines to kids younger than age 2. Credit: Getty ImagesCHICAGO (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.