Health and Safety Tips

Published on June 21, 2022
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We asked our experts for facts that can help answer the most essential questions that parents will have. Read More
Published on June 15, 2022
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How to choose the best—and safest—sunscreen for your child. Read More
Published on June 15, 2022
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Follow these tips to make sure your child’s helmet is safe. Read More
Published on June 14, 2022
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Summer means fun in the sun, beach outings, swimming pools, and outdoor adventures like camping, hiking, bicycling and skateboarding. What also comes is an increased risk for injuries—and an increased need for awareness. Experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Safety... Read More
Published on June 14, 2022
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Fireworks can be fun, festive—and very dangerous. Here’s are tips on how to keep your family safe. Read More
Published on May 27, 2022
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A neuroblastoma expert answers questions about how MIBG therapy works and what families can expect from this specialized radiation treatment available at CHLA. Read More
Published on May 25, 2022
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A clinical dietitian gives expert suggestions on how to deal with the shortage of formula, especially for children with special health needs. Read More
Published on April 22, 2022
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We answer 10 FAQs to help you safeguard your kid’s eyesight, and to know when it’s time to get it checked. Read More
Published on April 18, 2022
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This rare neurological condition requires specialized treatment and may have a link to COVID-19. Read More
Published on March 21, 2022
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Myocarditis after the COVID-19 vaccine is a rare reaction in young people, but most cases have been short-lived, with patients getting better very quickly. Read More
Published on March 7, 2022
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Early treatment can help overcome this life-threatening condition in premature infants. Read More
Published on February 18, 2022
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PCR or antigen test? Nasal swab or saliva? Home test or at a testing site? And when to take it? Our clinical microbiology expert answers your questions about COVID-19 testing for children. Read More
Published on February 11, 2022
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Doctors are seeing a sharp rise in cases of an old ailment, croup. A new one, COVID-19, is the reason for it. Read More
Published on February 2, 2022
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Echoing the CDC’s new mask guidelines, our expert says any mask beats no mask, but one option is clearly best. By Jeff Weinstock   It’s been a choppy 22 months for mask wearers—and that should include everyone as we all try to suppress the spread of the highly... Read More
Published on January 21, 2022
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Should I Treat a Cough at Home or Call the Pediatrician? Read More
Published on December 28, 2021
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Adolescent and young adult medicine experts share tips for minimizing digital stress, regulating social media use and keeping confidence high. Read More
Published on December 6, 2021
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8 Tips for an Easier and Less Painful Experience Read More
Published on December 1, 2021
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Tips for parents when your child’s fever leads to seizure Read More
Published on November 26, 2021
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Feeding therapists explain when babies can start eating solid foods, and how parents can help them with the transition to baby-led weaning. Read More
Published on November 8, 2021
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Advice for families about keeping unvaccinated kids safe from COVID-19 variants. Read More

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