Safety and Prevention
7 Things Parents Need To Know About Nephrotoxic Medications
Through research we've learned important info in the last 10 years about the effects of nephrotoxic medications on the kidneys.
Concussions: It’s OK For Kids To Play Contact Sports
Parents often wonder if they should let their kids play contact sports that could lead to concussions. Here is some advice from our Director of Sports Medicine Research.
How to Talk with Your Teen About Distracted Driving
Distracted drivers are more likely to cause an accident on the road. Here are five tips to help prevent texting and driving in teens.
Zika Virus: True or False Quiz
A quiz about the Zika virus to help you sort through what's concerning and what isn't.
Super Bowl Parties: Prevent TV Tip-Overs
5 tips to prevent tv tip-overs; about 17,000 children are treated each year for tv-related injuries.
New Year-Round Visitor Policy Helps Keep Loved Ones Safe
Cincinnati Children's year-round visitor policy balances the need for support from family and friends and limits exposure to germs to keep everyone safe.
Holiday Travel Medical Checklist
Use our holiday travel medical checklist to make things easier on yourself in case someone in your family needs medical attention while you’re away.
Car Seat Recalls — Has your Child’s Car Seat Been Recalled?
To stay informed about car seat recalls, be sure to register your child's car seat with the manufacturer.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Your Teen Athlete
While sudden cardiac arrest in the young is rare, it often quickly leads to death. Here's what you need to know in case it does happen.
Would You Pass This Pesticide Safety Quiz?
Pesticides pose risks to those who come in contact with them, especially young kids. Take this quiz to see how you do at preventing pesticide exposures.
Flakka: What Parents Need to Know About This Synthetic Drug
The synthetic drug Flakka has the medical community particularly concerned for the following six reasons.
Safety Precautions for Outside Summer Fun
Summer is filled with opportunities for good, old fashioned fun. For every adventure awaiting your daughter or son in the great outdoors, there are important safety measures for parents
Car Seat Expiration Dates – Have You Checked Yours?
Did you know that your car seat has an expiration date? Read more about why car seats expire and how to check yours.
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Sumac FAQ
There are many misconceptions about poison ivy, oak and sumac. Find the most frequently asked questions answered here.
#GreatChildhoods Start with Positive Parenting
All kids deserve great childhoods and all #greatchildhoods begin with great parenting. While no method of parenting is perfect, taking a positive and loving approach from birth is a step
Special Needs Car Seat: Find The Best Fit For Your Child
Due to increased advocacy, there are more car safety options for special needs children. Read for information on some of the options.
Preventing Child Abuse is a Two-Step Process
When the topic of child abuse and neglect makes headlines, it’s usually for all the wrong reasons. That is until April each year when the national conversation surrounding this topic
Premature Birth: 6 Factors That Can Increase The Risk
Certain health factors are associated with prematurity. Read more about the reasons why and how they increase risk.
DIY Craft for Kids: Paper Pinwheels
Make paper pinwheels at home with your children this summer with these easy instructions.