Pets Do Not Benefit Kids' Health, Study FindsDogs and cats have no "significant" impact on children's mental and physical health, according to a new study by the Rand Corporation.
Study: Shootings Now 3rd Leading Cause Of Death For ChildrenThe new study in the Journal of Pediatrics found boys, teens, and African Americans are the most at risk when it comes to shootings.
Thousands Of Homeless Kids Receive Christmas PresentsDreams for Kids held Saturday its 28th annual Christmas party at the Chicago Armory at Broadway and Thorndale in the Edgewater neighborhood.
Most Accidental Shootings Of Illinois Children In ChicagoForty-two times during a 2½-year span, a child was killed or injured in an accidental shooting in Illinois.
Toddlers Hurt, Killed By Dangerous Furniture Twice A Month, Study ShowsA year long study about furniture in most U.S. bedrooms found toddlers are hurt or killed by dangerous dressers as often as twice a month.
Children Leave Hospital, Three Months After Fire Killed Their Mother
Opinion: Chicago's Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health RisksWant to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city's different neighborhoods.
3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty TrainingWant to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of "Oh Crap! Potty Training" shares her insight with these three no-nos.
Four Injured In Acid AttackAmong the victims Friday evening were two children.
Experiment Shows Kids Easily Lured By Stranger
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Mother Accused Of Poisoning Children's Apple Juice