Grill Safety Do’s and Don’ts
Be aware of the dangers of outdoor barbecues before you fire up your grill. Follow these easy but important grill safety rules to keep your summer barbecues fun and safe.
8 Misconceptions About Scoliosis in Kids
Scoliosis is often a misunderstood condition. Some think of it as a terrible deformity with lots of physical problems. This is rarely the case! A pediatric orthopedic surgeon clarifies the most common misconceptions about it.
When Can My Kid Stay Home Alone? 8 Questions to Help Parents Decide
As our kids get older, parents often wonder when they're old enough to stay home alone. Temperament, maturity level and decision-making skills may be more important than a particular age. A mom and pediatrician shares questions parents can ask themselves as they begin to consider it.
How Emojis Are Used as Drug Codes: What Parents Should Know
Emojis are increasingly being used to indicate illegal drugs for sale. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) recently published a drug emoji reference guide to help parents decipher drug abuse emoji codes.
Preventing Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke: Remember to A.C.T.
Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. Most of the time, it happens due to memory failures, multitasking and distractibility - not neglect. Learn how to help prevent pediatric vehicular heatstroke by creating new habits.
The Surprising Occurrence of Acetaminophen Overdose
When acetaminophen is used properly and the correct dose is given, it can be a safe and helpful pain reliever and fever reducer. But too much acetaminophen can cause harm. Learn about both accidental and intentional acetaminophen overdose and how you can help protect your children from this.
Sex and Sexting: Talk About It with Your Kids Early and Often
It is important to talk about sex and sexting starting in the preschool years and continuing through high school. Read helpful tips from a psychologist.
Why Your Child Most Likely Does Not Have A Penicillin Allergy
More than 95% of children with a penicillin allergy listed in their medical chart are found not to be allergic after going through allergy testing. Cincinnati Children’s offers penicillin allergy testing through its Penicillin Allergy Testing Service.
9 Sun Safety Tips for Kids
Sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Follow these sun safety tips to help protect your child's skin this summer.