SATURDAY, July 25, 2020 -- Most American parents know that sunscreen is important for their children, but there are gaps in their knowledge of its proper use, a new survey finds.
The majority of the more than 1,100 parents of children aged 5 to 12 said they've at least sometimes used sunscreen on their kids, and that sunscreen is very important in preventing sunburns and skin cancer.
SUNDAY, July 5, 2020 -- Trips to the beach or a pool add to summer's fun, but parents need to ensure that children are safe in and around the water.
Masks and social distancing are a must in many places this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. And kids must be supervised even if they're able to swim, experts at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles said.
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 -- Stress from social distancing and isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19 can lead to increased family violence at home, Tulane University experts say.
These changes in routine can upset kids, who may lash out and test limits. Stress from bad behavior, along with financial and other concerns can result in angry outbursts -- even verbal and physical abuse, said Dr. Charles Zeanah Jr., chair of psychiatry, and Dr. Myo Thwin Myint, an assistant professor of psychiatry.