Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Have you ever gotten a prescription for pills that you didn't finish? Those unused medications can pose a public health risk if they're not disposed of properly.

How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Wondering how to tell your kids a baby brother or sister is on the way and how they will react to the news?

Health Tip: Keep Kids Healthy Around Classroom Pets

(HealthDay News) -- Classroom pets provide great learning opportunities for children, but they also bring germs to the classroom.

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween

MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween can be really scary for kids with asthma and allergies -- and for their parents -- unless they take precautions, an allergist advises.

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A child placed in day care is no more likely to gain too much weight than a child who stays home with a parent, a new study indicates.

Scare Up Some Halloween Safety

SATURDAY, Oct. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's no trick to staying safe on Halloween, safety experts say.

Not All Dogs Are Man's (or Kids') Best Friend

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows.

What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk

SUNDAY, Sept. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Breast pumps can be a big help to new mothers, but women who use them need to keep safety in mind, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain

SATURDAY, Sept. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pain can be a problem for young athletes, so it's important for parents to know how to deal with it, a pain specialist says.

Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

MONDAY, Sept. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Few American children with significant burns are transferred to burn centers, despite current recommendations, a new study finds.