Health News

Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth
As an adult, brushing your teeth is something you could probably do with your eyes closed. But for kids, this twice-daily task isn't so simple.
Childproofing Your Home
Whether your child is starting to crawl or has just been born, it’s never too early to childproof your home. Check out these seven easy steps.
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
Window Blinds: Safety Threat to Children
The cords of window blinds may pose serious risks to children's health and safety, according to a new study.
Introducing Peanuts to Infants
The time health experts are saying you should introduce peanuts into your infant's diet may surprise you.
Pet Medications Can Put Kids at Risk
Many parents know the importance of keeping their medicines out of the reach of children to prevent accidental exposure. But where are you storing your pets' medications?
What's Really in Your Child's Juice?
Low-calorie sweeteners like aspartame are a growing part of American children's diets, according to a new study.
Parental Obesity Might Affect Child Development
Dad's weight may be tied to his child's personal-social functioning, according to a new study.
Teens and Muscle-Building Supplements
Although muscle-building supplements are not recommended in teenagers younger than 18, teens may have easy access to them, a new study found.
Mumps Cases Surge
For years, mumps wasn't common in the United States. But that may be changing.