Health News

How to Soothe Teething Pain
When a baby is teething, the first thing most parents want to do is reach for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, homeopathic drugs or teething jewelry. But you may want to think twice before using these products.
Shy Away from Slime
Slime toys are very popular among younger kids. But did you know that this sticky, gooey toy can be hazardous for your little one?
Safe Toys for the Holidays
On the first day of Christmas, my mommy gave to me … three non-choking-hazard toys, two BPA-free figures and a stuffed animal without removable parts. How safe are the toys under your tree this year?
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.
Polio-Like Condition Reported in US
You might have heard the recent reports of US children suddenly becoming weak in their arms or legs. Here's what you need to know about this condition.
Preventing Lead Exposure in Kids
Here's what you need to know for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
Despite Progress, SIDS Is Still a Concern
Thousands of sleep-related infant deaths happen each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's how to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Check Your Medicine: Children’s Advil Recall
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has issued a recall on a specific lot number of its Children’s Advil Suspension.
FDA Warns About Liquid Nitrogen Food Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid eating, drinking or handling foods that are prepared with liquid nitrogen.
False Measles Outbreak Report Raises Concerns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying social media reports of a multistate measles outbreak in the United States are not true. Still, measles remains a health threat.