For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
Polycarbonate plastic is durable, impact-resistant, and clear. It is widely used in food and beverage containers, but research has raised concerns over its health effects.
More people are lighting up with electronic cigarettes. Unlike regular cigarettes, these devices deliver nicotine without all the smoke. But are they safer? This Q & A explains what’s known about e-cigarettes.
You can help keep your children safe by following these precautions.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Contacts that aren't properly prescribed and cared for can lead to allergic reactions, bacterial infections, corneal ulcers, and corneal scrapes. Some problems can end in blindness.
Skateboards should never be used on surface streets. Your child should wear protective gear, such as helmets, padding, and closed-toe and slip-resistant shoes.
Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. Most injuries occur when parents give their children toys meant for older children.
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A safe cheerleading program will include direct adult supervision, proper conditioning, skills training and warm-up exercises.
Although concussions range from mild to severe, they're all serious injuries that can harm the way the brain works.
If you wear contact lenses, it's important to follow your eye care provider's instructions on wearing and disinfecting them.
A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.
It's best to let the professionals handle the fireworks displays. If you plan to celebrate the holiday with your own fireworks, these precautions can help prevent injuries.
Sports is the leading cause of school-age children's eye injuries, but most of those injuries are preventable.
The sports that cause the most injuries are basketball, baseball, pool sports, and racket sports. But any sport that involves a projectile is considered hazardous to the eyes.
Teen girls who are athletes face unique obstacles when it comes to their bodies and how well they perform.
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Halloween safety begins at home, with the child's costume. Every part of the costume -- masks, beards, wigs and clothing -- should be made of flame-resistant material.
As part of your preparation for your new baby, you probably got an infant safety seat for the car. But do you know how to make sure it’s installed properly? And when do you switch to a child safety seat? Learn the ins and outs of safe car travel for your little one.
Farming seems to be the most dangerous job. Teens also get hurt in restaurants, supermarkets, retail stores, and other places where they find after-school and summer work.
Power tools make yard work easier, from mowing the lawn to trimming the bushes. These tools, however, also pose a threat to children if precautions aren't taken.
If you have toys that have been recalled, don’t throw them out. Take them back to the store where they came from.
Three kinds of prescription drugs are potentially addictive: opioids, tranquilizers, and stimulants.
Here are tips to help prevent poisoning in your home.
On the street, GHB is used for is ability to produce a feeling of euphoria and hallucinations.
A medical error can occur when something that was planned for medical care doesn't work, or when the wrong plan was used in the first place.
Because children's bodies are still growing and their coordination is still developing, children are more susceptible than adults to sports injuries.
Youths see their sports heroes using what seem to be magic potions, and they want to do it, too.