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health & safety topics

Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Allergies

Find out about allergies, allergic reactions, and how to keep kids safe.

Asthma Center

Asthma keeps more kids home from school than any other chronic illness. Learn how to help your child manage the condition, stay healthy, and stay in school.

Cerebral Palsy Center

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. Learn how to care for a child with CP.

Diabetes Center

Does your child have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Learn how to manage the disease and keep your child healthy.

Diseases & Conditions

Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.

Doctors & Hospitals

Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.

Emotions & Behavior

Is it just a phase or a serious problem? Help your child cope with life's ups and downs, from dealing with divorce to preparing for new siblings. Or find out how to understand your child's behavior, whether it's toddler tantrums or teenage depression.

First Aid & Safety

Keeping your child safe is your top priority. Learn how to protect your child inside the house and out, what to do in an emergency, how to stock a first-aid kit, where to call for help, and more.

Flu Center

Learn all about protecting your family from the flu and what to do if your child gets flu-like symptoms.

Food Allergies

Food allergies can cause serious reactions. Find out how to keep kids safe and respond in an emergency.