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  • Not All Fun and Games: Playground Injuries Rising

    May 03, 2016

    Playgrounds are supposed to be safer than ever. So why are more head injuries being reported? ... Read more

  • Detergent Dangers

    April 25, 2016

    Every 45 minutes somewhere in the United States, a parent calls a poison control center because their child has ingested a laundry or dish washing detergent packet. ... Read more

  • Blinded By a Flash? No, But Other Hazards Exist for Kids' Eyes

    August 24, 2015

    Every now and then, we hear a false alarm about children’s eye safety. It happened recently in China, when a major newspaper claimed a three-month-old infant had been blinded by a flashbulb. ... Read more

  • When Picky Eating is a Problem

    August 04, 2015

    They are a problem for parents everywhere: children who just won’t eat. Or, if they do eat, they only eat a limited number of foods, only at certain times. For some it is bad enough that every meal becomes a battle for bites, and new research says severe food aversions may be a sign of more significant problems like anxiety, depression, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. ... Read more

  • Simple, Low-Cost Activities to Keep Kids Active

    June 15, 2015

    School is out! A lack of mandatory outdoor recess, more time to watch TV, and fewer organized sports activities mean many kids might gain weight during the summer months. ... Read more

  • Measure Twice, Dose Once

    July 14, 2014

    A new study published today in the journal ¿Pediatrics¿ shows that 40 percent of parents make serious errors in judgment when it comes to the proper amount of medication for their children. ... Read more

  • Summer Treats or Dangerous Delectables?

    June 23, 2014

    They're summer staples: ice cream, corn dogs and Slurpees. But too much of these delectable treats could hijack your child's health; and result in some extra pounds. ... Read more

  • What's in Your Kid's Snack? The Food Dyes Lurking

    May 09, 2014

    A new study from Purdue University lays out in black and white just how many dyes are in those kid friendly foods, and for the first time, they are naming brand names. But while the high amounts may be shocking, should you worry about the impacts on your kids?... Read more

  • Emerging Infections in Children

    May 05, 2014

    Emerging infections are inevitable, but will hospitals and health professionals be able to keep up and identify them before they harm our most vulnerable population?... Read more

  • The ABC's of Talking to Children about Tragedy

    February 21, 2014

    When a personal, family, or community tragedy befalls us, we often face difficult conversations with our children. Dr. Philip Baese outlines how to talk to kids about these difficult topics. ... Read more

  • Kid Pleasing Recipes

    January 28, 2014

    Three recipes for the busy parents who want to build balanced and nutritious meals ... Read more

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