Safety and Prevention
Viewing the Solar Eclipse: How Kids Can Do it Safely
When viewing the solar eclipse with kids, it's important to protect their eyes from severe and permanent damage. Read 5 tips on how to do it:
Snake Bites: How to Prevent and What to Do If Bitten
It's important to know how to prevent snake bites and what to do if your child is bitten because common misconceptions about snakes can make the bite worse.
Young Athletes Prone to a Rash of Skin Conditions
As a parent, you can be on the lookout for changes in your child’s skin. Look for cuts, sores, redness, a rash, swelling and pus.
Testicle Pain in Kids and Teens: Don’t Wait, Act
If your son is complaining of sudden testicle pain, there's a possibility he has testicular torsion. Find out why our experts recommend seeking help as quickly as possible.
Fidget Spinners and Other Toys: 5 Safety Tips for Parents
Fidget spinners, along with other types of toys, have the potential to cause serious harm to children. Read five safety tips.
Top 4 Reasons for Teens to Limit or Quit Caffeine
More teens are using caffeine as a way to focus or stay awake. However, it is a drug and has side effects. Read why they should limit or quit caffeine use.
Study Highlights Potential Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke in Kids
A study finds nicotine on kids' hands, even when they have not been around smoke. Read 4 things parents need to know about the dangers of thirdhand smoke.
Inflatable Booster Seats: Frequently Asked Questions
Inflatable booster can inflate, deflate and are very lightweight and portable. Here are 5 FAQs parents should understand before using one.
E-Cigarettes, Teens and “Dripping”: 4 Safety Concerns
A new study shows that one in four high school students who use e-cigarettes have been "dripping" with them. Read 4 safety concerns.
Awareness of Button Batteries Saved My Daughter from Serious Injury
Because Christina had prior knowledge of the dangers of button batteries, she acted quickly when she saw her daughter swallow one. Read how this helped:
The Latest Warning Against Codeine: What Parents Need to Know
Health organizations continue to strengthen their warnings against the use of codeine. Here's what parents need to know about it.
4 Must-Know Facts About Whooping Cough
Most parents are aware of the dangers of whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory disease. Here are four must-know facts about it.
Avoiding Harmful Exposures: Halloween Safety Tips
By following these safety tips, parents can help prevent Halloween-related exposures and injuries, and be prepared in case of an emergency.
Teething Tablets: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
The past few weeks have been confusing for parents of teething toddlers. Your questions about teething tablets answered here.
Minor Illnesses: When Should I Keep My Child Home From School?
As parents, there are gray areas when deciding to keep a child home due to minor illness. Find out when it's necessary.
What You Need To Know About Cardiomyopathy Right Now
Cardiomyopathy affects nearly 30,000 children in the US. This infographic teaches symptoms to watch for to help with early detection.
Local News Anchor’s Message About Helmet Safety and Concussions
WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O'Neill shares her daughter's biking accident experience and why helmet safety is so important.
4 Ways to Help Prevent Furniture Tip-Overs
Avoid serious injuries from occurring by following these four simple tips to help prevent furniture tip-overs from happening at home.
Top 4 Things for Parents to Know About the Zika Virus
The Top 4 things parents need to know about the zika virus: transmission, prevention, risk to pregnancy, and symptoms.