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How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
C. Diff Rx Approved for Children
A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children.
First Peanut Allergy Rx Approved
The first medication to prevent peanut allergies in children has received a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
FDA Finalizes E-Cig Enforcement Policy
E-cigarettes and vaping continue to make news headlines.
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
RSV Season Is Here
RSV season is in full swing. Here's what you need to know to protect your children.
Fireworks: Celebrate Safely
As you prepare to ring in the new year, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Safe Toys This Holiday Season
It's never too late to make sure your child's new toys are safe.
Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth
As an adult, brushing your teeth is something you could probably do with your eyes closed. But for kids, this twice-daily task isn't so simple.