How to talk to children, tweens, and teens about consent and establishing their own boundaries
The importance of teaching toddlers and preschoolers how to handle emergencies.
Riding the bus, walking to school, and more milestones of growing up: a guide to when your kids are old enough to do activities on their own
As our understanding of concussions grows, new policies are being put into place to keep young athletes safe. But some still wonder whether certain sports can ever be considered safe for kids.
A pediatric infectious diseases specialist shares the best way to prevent mosquito bites and spreading Zika.
Why kids should learn to swim at a young age.
Protecting your child on the road comes down to proper car seat use. But that doesn't happen nearly half the time, says a new study. Here's what you need to know.
Renown home safety expert and how-to guru, Alvin Ubell, Founder of Accurate Building Inspectors of Brooklyn (Accuratebuilding.com), has seen it all. Here, he shares the worst safety slips he's seen in homes where children live. The good news: they're all easy to fix.
Bringing home your new infant can be intimidating, especially driving in a car with a newborn. Here's expert advice for new parents who are nervous about driving with infants, including car safety and checking your car seat for proper instillation.
Fire Prevention Week, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association for more than 90 years, is Oct. 5-11. This year's theme is Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!
Jason Goldberg, owner of the Westhcester-based Accel Health & Safety and an American Safety & Health Institute instructor, shares the differences between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest, as well as how to help someone having a heart attack or going into sudden cardiac arrest.
Jason Goldberg, owner of the Westhcester-based Accel Health & Safety and an American Safety & Health Institute instructor, shares information about CPR, including what CPR is, why it's important to take CPR and first aid training courses, and how to administer CPR properly.
Before considering graduating your child from a booster seat in the car, make sure you know the child car seat and booster seat requirements to keep your son or daughter safe on the road.
Before you let your child sit in the front seat of your car after calling "Shotgun," make sure you know how old your child should be before they become a front-seat passenger to stay safe in the car.
Evelyn Granieri, M.D., and Michael Stern, M.D., share eight tips to help keep seniors healthy in summer and prevent heat-related injuries, including wearing sunblock, staying hydrated, and reducing strenuous activities.
The FDNY and Roger Yurt, M.D., director of Hearst Burn Center, share tips, including safe grilling tips, to prevent burns and other fire injuries this summer.
Check out these 12 tips before purchasing sunglasses, which should be worn year-round to protect your eyes, according to doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
The American Academy of Dermatology shares tips for how to treat poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac at home.
Many people celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, and not just by viewing professional displays. If you choose to light your own, follow these safety tips for using fireworks.
Bike riding is a great warm-weather activity, and wearing a helmet is the most important part of bike safety. Sandhya Katz Katz, M.D., an emergency medicine physician at Nyack Hospital, shares tips to pick a properly fitting bike helmet.
Planning a camping trip? There are some things you should know about cooking food on a campfire. Check out these 10 expert tips for cooking safely and efficiently on an outdoor fire and you'll be making drool-worthy eggs al fresco in no time.
Sledding is a fun winter activity, but it's responsible for tens of thousands of trips to the emergency room every year. Here are tips on how to choose the safest sled for your child, avoid sledding injuries, and treat injuries when accidents happen.
Dr. Attilio Pensavalle gives safety tips on preventing ice-skating injuries when taking your kids ice skating.
Clek, a Canadian car seat company, shares five tips to keep your child safe in the car during the winter. The tips include what winter outerwear your child should not be wearing in the car seat and tips to stay warm.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education shares four common food myths and the facts behind them, as well as ways to practice food safety and how to prevent food poisoning in children.