Real Frogs Not As Kid-Friendly as Kermit
Frogs and snakes may seem like low-maintenance pets for kids. But young children can become sick from contact with reptiles and amphibians.
Costs of Kids Eating Poison
Warning labels are definitely helping parents keep poisonous materials out of their kids' mouths, but it's still costing consumers millions in hospital bills.
No Pet Turtle for You, Kid!
They seem like the perfect pets: they're slow, mild and quiet, and they come with their own case. But turtles, like other reptiles, carry a danger for small children — salmonella.
A Safe Shot for the Tot
The two forms of the rotavirus vaccine currently administered to children do not cause the same gastrointestinal problems as the previous version of the vaccine.
New Strains of HUS Have New Vaccine
Frightening times await parents of infants who are in the intensive care unit (ICU). Is there something that could have been done to prevent the lockdown in the ICU?
C. Difficile Bacteria, Difficult Indeed
Children admitted to hospitals across the country are becoming increasingly exposed to a bacteria that can cause severe and even fatal gastrointestinal infections.