PediatricsInfo Center

Preventing Poisoning at Home
Our homes are filled with helpful things: medications, cleaners, hygiene products, jewelry and batteries. These items are helpful for adults, but they can be dangerous for children.
The Dangers of Accidental Battery Ingestion
Batteries can be dangerous if swallowed, especially for children. Unfortunately, children often don't understand the dangers associated with accidental battery ingestion.
New Test to Detect Common Genetic Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first genetic test to help diagnose Fragile X Syndrome (FXS).
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
C. Diff Rx Approved for Children
A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children.
Croup and Your Child
As a parent, one of your top concerns is making sure your child is healthy and safe. That's why it's important to take the time to learn about croup and how it can affect your child.
First Peanut Allergy Rx Approved
The first medication to prevent peanut allergies in children has received a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.