Medication & Vitamins

With so many different over-the-counter medicines, it's hard to know which one is best and what to take when you're sick. After all, illnesses vary. Learn the safe and correct ways to give your kids medicine, understand when antibiotics make sense, and more.

Antibiotics and Pregnancy

Having a healthy pregnancy involves a lot of do's and don'ts. Do anti-biotics belong to the latter list?

All About Antibiotics

The dos and don'ts of giving this medication to your sick baby.

8 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

These errors are all too easy for even the most vigilant moms to commit. How many do you recognize?

The Best Natural Remedies for Kids

We've uncovered the natural remedies for kids that really work -- and the ones you should never try.

Meds School for Parents

Giving kids medication can be confusing. Consider this your crash course.

Acetaminophen Dosage Chart

Acetaminophen can help soothe your child's fever and relieve pain. Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much medicine is safe for your baby or kid.

5 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?

Ibuprofen Dosage Chart

Ibuprofen can help soothe your child's fever and relieve pain. Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much medicine is safe for your baby or kid.

Tips For Ear Infections

Although most young kids get at least one ear infection -- usually during cold and flu season -- there are proven ways that you can protect your child.

Smart Medicine: Preventing Overuse of Antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics has led to a new breed of superbugs -- and made a lot of childhood illnesses increasingly tough to treat. Learn how to protect your family.

How Fast Your Child Ages May Be Determined During Pregnancy

A new study says your child's aging process begins before birth.

Getting Kids to Take Medicine

You may not be able to turn yucks into yums, but with a little creativity, you can get kids to take their medicine.

An Alarming Number of Kids Overdose on Medicine Each Day

A new report is a startling reminder to parents on just how easy it is for kids to overdose on household medications.

How to Give Your Baby Medication

When your baby gets sick, follow these steps to help her feel better.

Meds and Breastfeeding

Sneezing? Take a decongestant. Headache? Pop a pain reliever. Ear infection? Maybe an antibiotic is in order. But when a woman is nursing, the should-I-medicate questions are tougher. Watch this before reaching for the medicine cabinet.

Meals that Heal: What To Feed Your Sick Child

Though your child may not have much of an appetite when he's sick, try to get him to eat. These comfort foods can help.

Your Family's Medicine Cabinet Checklist

When sickness strikes, be prepared with these essential items.

The Truth About Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been credited with helping to fight everything from colds to cancer. But many of us aren't getting enough. We'll help you get an A when it comes to D.

Prescription for Trouble: Why Too Many Antibiotics Aren't Good for Kids

Overuse of antibiotics like these has led to a new breed of superbugs -- and made a lot of childhood illnesses increasingly tough to treat. Learn how to protect your family.

Techniques for Administering Medicine

Get some helpful tips on making that medicine go down.

Kids & Vitamins

New supplements are more kid-friendly, but does your child really need one?

The Scoop on Antibiotics

How to use antibiotics safely and effectively.

20 Tips on Administering Medicine

There's more than one way for kids to take medicine. Here are some of them.

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