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  • First Aid: Poisoning for Parents

    If you think that your child has taken a poison and he or she is not alert, call 911. Otherwise, contact your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.

  • Eye Injuries for Parents

    You can treat many minor eye irritations by flushing the eye, but more serious injuries require medical attention.

  • Household Safety: Preventing Poisoning for Parents

    From fertilizer to antifreeze and medicines to makeup, poisonous items are throughout our homes. Here's how to protect your kids from ingesting a poisonous substance.

  • Childproofing and Preventing Household Accidents for Parents

    You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words "babyproofing" or "childproofing," but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.

  • Getting Help: Know the Numbers for Parents

    The best time to prepare for an emergency is before one happens. Make sure your family knows emergency phone numbers - and make sure your kids know how to place a call for help.

  • Alcohol for Teens

    Deciding whether to drink is a personal decision that we each eventually have to make. Get the facts about alcohol.

  • Pica for Parents

    Some young kids have the eating disorder pica, which is characterized by cravings to eat nonfood items.

  • Choosing and Instructing a Babysitter for Parents

    One of your most important tasks as a parent is finding a qualified babysitter. Here are some essential tips on choosing and instructing a babysitter.

  • Babysitting: The Basics for Teens

    If you're new to babysitting, check out our guide to learn how to be the best babysitter around. Been babysitting forever? Use the guide to check your skills.

  • Is It Safe to Vape Around Children? for Teens

    Find out what the experts say.