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Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. No matter how you feel about this spooky holiday, it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
Social Media and Teen Mental Health
Teens who spend a lot of time using social media may face a raised risk of mental health problems, according to a new study.
Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants?
Can you put sunscreen on babies? It's a question that comes up for many parents in the summer time. Read on for the answer.
Watch Out for This Summer Pool Parasite
Before you jump into the pool this summer, take steps to avoid coming into contact with this germ.
Summer Safety for Kids
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids are hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Measles Outbreaks
With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.