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A Child Safety Factor You Shouldn't Overlook Feature
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A Child Safety Factor You Shouldn't Overlook

According to this Safe Kids Worldwide report, the medicines kids most commonly get into belong to their grandparents.

Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare
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Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare

Two-thirds of U.S. parents with young children say it's difficult to find a childcare or preschool facility that meets their health and safety standards, new survey results show.

Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur
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Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur

When a child has a serious reaction to a vaccine, the chances of it happening again are slim, a new analysis suggests.

ER Rates in France Soar as Toddlers Accidentally Ingest Pot
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ER Rates in France Soar as Toddlers Accidentally Ingest Pot

Emergency room admissions for toddlers accidentally intoxicated by marijuana increased 133 percent over a decade in France, a new study finds.

Fruit Juice Okay for Toddlers?
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Fruit Juice Okay for Toddlers?

Several new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics may send toddlers into tantrums.

When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?
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When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

Many American parents aren't sure when to rush their child to the emergency room, a new survey finds.

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
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Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.

How to Wean Your Child From Breastfeeding
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How to Wean Your Child From Breastfeeding

If you or your baby has decided that it's time to stop breastfeeding, here are some tips to help weaning go better for you both.

Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
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Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks

Many children may not have the swimming skills they need to safely splash around.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new study claims.

Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients
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Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.

The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
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The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Kids love to play in sandboxes, and it helps them develop motor and social skills.

Toddler's Screen Time Tied to Speech Delay
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Toddler's Screen Time Tied to Speech Delay

Letting a baby or toddler use a smartphone or tablet may lead to delays in communication.