MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Two-thirds of U.S. parents with young children say it's difficult to find a childcare or preschool facility that meets their health and safety standards, new survey results show.
Researchers questioned more than 300 parents nationwide who had at least one child aged 1 to 5 years.
MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 -- Mass slayings, like the church shooting in Texas Sunday that left at least 26 dead, are hard enough for adults to comprehend. For children, these tragedies can make the world seem like a terrifying place.
In the wake of such bloodshed, a New Jersey family physician offers guidance to parents trying to help children manage their fears.
MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 -- As news pours in from Las Vegas on the record level of carnage inflicted by a shooter at yet another crowded public event, psychiatrists urge young people and their parents to not give way to fear.
Media reports say retiree Stephen Paddock, of Mesquite, Nev., killed at least 58 people and injured more than 500 at a crowded country music festival on the Las Vegas strip late Sunday. Police later found Paddock dead in his hotel room near the scene of the shooting.
MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 -- Many American parents aren't sure when to rush their child to the emergency room, a new survey finds.
"When young children experience urgent medical situations, parents have to make decisions about whether to administer first aid at home, call for advice or seek emergency care," said Dr. Gary Freed, from the University of Michigan. He is co-director of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Poll on Children's Health.
SATURDAY, Sept. 23, 2017 -- News coverage of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have made one thing abundantly clear: Planning for disasters could save your life.
"The biggest issue that we as first responders run into is that people fail to plan. Then things that could have been simple issues become big problems," said Scott Buchle, program manager for Penn State Health Life Lion EMS. The emergency service operates throughout south central Pennsylvania.