Bites and Scratches for Parents
Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.
Printable Safety Guides - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.
About First Aid Guides for Parents
Whether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, we've got the first-aid info you need.
First Aid: Animal Bites for Parents
Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.
Learning About Allergies for Kids
During an allergic reaction, your body's immune system goes into overdrive. Find out more in this article for kids.
First Aid: Cuts for Parents
Most cuts can be safely treated at home. But deeper cuts - or any wounds that won't stop bleeding - need emergency medical treatment.
Hey! A Louse Bit Me! for Kids
Lice need to suck blood to survive, and they sometimes live on people's heads and lay eggs in their hair. Get the lowdown on lice in this article.
Dealing With Cuts for Parents
Find out how to handle minor cuts at home - and when to get medical care for a more serious injury.
All About Allergies for Parents
Millions of Americans, including many kids, have an allergy. Find out how allergies are diagnosed and how to keep them under control.