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  • Biting for Parents

    There are ways to get to the bottom of your toddler's biting habit. These steps can help.

  • First Aid: Animal Bites for Parents

    Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.

  • First Aid: Spider Bites for Parents

    Most spider bites cause mild reactions, but some can cause serious illness or allergic reactions. Here's what to do if you think your child was bitten by a spider.

  • Chiggers for Teens

    Chigger bites aren't painful but they do cause intense itching. Find out more about the tiny critters that cause these itchy bites and what you can do to deal with and prevent them.

  • Bites and Scratches for Parents

    Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Parents

    Most bug bites and stings are just annoying. But some can cause infections and allergic reactions. It's important to know what to watch for, and when to get medical attention.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Teens

    Generally, insect bites and stings are harmless. Find out how to keep pests from ruining your fun.

  • First Aid: Tick Bites for Parents

    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.

  • Parents' Printables for Parents

    Guides to injuries and illnesses.

  • Preventing Dog Bites for Parents

    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.