With orders to stay home and social distance during the health crisis, it’s not uncommon for families to experience increased feelings of depression, loneliness, anxiety and sadness, and even difficulty focusing or sleeping.
Every year, nearly a million people in the U.S. suffer from dog bites that are severe enough to require medical attention. Many of those bitten are children and most of those bites are from the family pet.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on the government to examine the safety of thousands of additives in our food, as well as its packaging, which it says can have negative impacts on children’s health. Dr. B offers tips on how to protect your family.
More than a million children younger than six are accidentally poisoned each year in the U.S. from things like household cleaners, personal care products and medications. Poison-proof your home with these tips.
Drowning accidents are the second most common cause of death in toddlers. To keep children safe around water, have an adult assigned to keep an eye on them 100% of the time and always wear life jackets.