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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.

General Health Q&A

Is Earwax Removal Safe?

Is it OK to use cotton swabs to remove earwax?

Is It OK for Kids to Sleep After a Possible Concussion?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Is My Child Too Sick to Go to School?

It can be hard to know if kids are well enough to go to school or childcare. Here are some guidelines.

Vaccines & Antibiotics: A Safe Combo?

Find out what the experts have to say.

What Can I Do to Ease My Child's Fear of Shots?

Find out what the experts have to say.

What Is Epigenetics?

Epigenetics - the idea that environmental factors can change the health not only of the people who are exposed to them, but also the health of their descendants - is something we'll be hearing more about.

When Does a Cut Need Stitches?

Find out what the experts have to say.

When Should Kids Start Using Deodorant?

Find out what the experts have to say.